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Bayard, Stephen (fl. 1725-1731) to Robert Livingston re: loss of slaves during voyage

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01740 Author/Creator: Bayard, Stephen (fl. 1725-1731) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 November 1725 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Bayard reports that 30 slaves died on a voyage to the colony due to a shortage of food. He also mentions that Moses Levy is awaiting payment of Livingston's account. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Judaism, Finance, Death, Diet and nutrition, Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Slavery, Slave Trade

Sub Era: Slavery