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Livingston, Robert "Leendert Conyn & Kiliaen Winne's oath about the Examination. . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01103 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 02 February 1715 Pagination: 1p. + docket 33 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: . . .of Joh: Dykemans negro." Both of the oaths attest to the statement made by an enslaved person of Dykeman's that he did not help another enslaved person named Tom commit murder against his master. The statements are signed by Robert Livingston, Justice of the Peace.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawOathAfrican American HistoryCrimeCriminals and OutlawsDeathSlavery

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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