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Livingston, John to Alida Livingston re: condemned sloop and cargo

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02179 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/12/23 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 31.2 x 21.8 cm

Summary of Content: John writes that the admiralty court condemned a sloop and cargo worth a considerable amount of money, and prays for patience and the opportunity to start over and pursue another just cause with a more favorable outcome. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyWomen's HistoryFinanceMaritime

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