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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.01415
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [051] January-July 1722 
Title "Affidavits in Taats Case"
Date 16 January 1722
Author Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description The document contains the testimonies of four women, Elizabeth Taat, Elizabeth Luyk, Anna Bernard, and Margrit Sallbagh, in a legal confrontation between Elizabeth Taat and Philip More. Elizabeth Taat accuses Philip More of beating her with a stone when she tried to move his horses off of her property. The three other women attest to hearing cries and seeing the injuries sustained by Elizabeth Taat. Each testimony contains the signature of Robert Livingston, and the signature or mark of the woman who gave the testimony.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Law  Crime  Injury or Wound  
People Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme Law; Agriculture; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859