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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Livingston Family Papers  1783
|Ananias Cooper to Robert Livingston re: prescription for Robert's slave, Jack
|30 June 1783
|Cooper, Ananias (fl. 1783)
|Ananias Cooper says that he is sending Jack back to Robert, and explains that he is nearly recovered from an illness that caused him to cough and spit up blood. He prescribes some pills to be given to Jack, and recommends that he refrain from any physical labor until he is fully recovered. With note below the letter by Robert, dated 16 September 1783, in which he states that he made payment to Cooper.
|African American History Slavery Health and Medical Disease Drugs Finance
|Cooper, Ananias (fl. 1783) Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)
|Rhinebeck, New York
|African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Health & Medicine
|The Livingston Family Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859