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Livingston, Philip to Dirk van Veghten Junr. re: poor trade with Jamaica

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02468 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1735/07/14 Pagination: 2p. 20.5 x 16.3 cm

Summary of Content: Philip remarks that trade from Jamaica is poor at the moment, and makes some requests for provisions to be sent to him. He also notes that he has sent a slave down to van Veghten, who has been quite ill but is on his way to recovery.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceCaribbeanFinanceSlaveryAfrican American HistoryHealth and Medical

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