Download Full Text (19.8 MB)
John Faucheraud Grimke wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to New York. The letter started with Grimke telling Kean that he heard Miss R, who Kean had been talking about, was engaged to Mr. Farmein. He advised Kean to stay away from her and all Northern Women. The rest of the letter he wrote about various topics including the land office bill, East Indies trade, farming, and South Carolina's state debt. He also mentioned that if Mr. Rutledge was to be appointed to the League he would probably name his son, John Rutledge, as his secretary, Grimke named Henry Laurens, William Smith, and James Smith as other good candidates. He told John Major Pickney would be seeking to prosecute Kean's business with J.R.
John Faucheraud Grimke (1752-1819)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Grimke, John F.. John Faucheraud Grimke to John Kean, July 2, 1785. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/118
This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University