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Hunt, Daniel (fl. 1698-1699) to Robert Livingston re: news of the fleet, reports from England

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00476 Author/Creator: Hunt, Daniel (fl. 1698-1699) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1699/02/05 Pagination: 1p. + addr.+docket 32.8 x 21.2 cm

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Summary of Content: Hunt writes of news from England and the fleet out at sea, claiming that Captain Kidd may be sent home. He mentions the naval action in conjunction with the Scots at Caladonia, and also enslaved people from Algeria. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: NavyMilitary HistoryMaritimeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPrivateeringBarbary PiratesBarbary CoastPiratesPrisonerAfricaSlaveryCanada

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