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French & Blake, of Madiera Island, wrote to Peter Van Brugh Livingston, no address. They informed Peter that Martha Captain Hunter was taken by a French Privateer. They asked if the boat was insured. French and Blake sold Madeira wine and hoped for future orders.
Names included: Snow Industry James Carman Master, Captain Carinan, Captain Elliot, and Francis Lewis & Company.
French & Blake
Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1
French & Blake. French & Blake to Peter Van Brugh Livingston, September 23, 1760. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1760s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1760s/3
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