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Livingston, Robert "Accompt of Charges Expended upon the Christian Prisoners to witt . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01890 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1679/10/13 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.9 x 19.4 cm

Summary of Content: . . . 2 woomen & 4 children wh. came from Oneyde, being taken from Virginia." Account of the services rendered by different individuals and the sums that they were paid.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ReligionAmerican Indian HistoryPrisonerPrisoner of WarGiftDiplomacyTreatyWomen's HistoryFinanceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyChildren and Family

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