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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.03499
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [087] 1783 
Title Ananias Cooper to Robert Livingston re: prescription for Robert's slave, Jack
Date 30 June 1783
Author Cooper, Ananias (fl. 1783)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects African American History  Slavery  Health and Medical  Disease  Drugs  Finance  
People Cooper, Ananias (fl. 1783)  Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Rhinebeck, New York
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859