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Allyn, John (fl. 1690-1692) to Robert Livingston re: Mrs. Schuyler's slave, Livingston's cattle

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00211 Author/Creator: Allyn, John (fl. 1690-1692) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1692/05/10 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 30.4 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Allyn writes to explain that he is unable to ascertain the location of Mrs. Schuyler's slave, and to account for the losses of some of Livingston's livestock. Docketed on address leaf. NS by Allyn on address leaf.

People: Allyn, John, fl. 1690-1692

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryAfrican American HistorySlaveryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryRunaway Slave

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