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An excerpt from a letter written by Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 25, 1786. The excerpt said that Peter would not obstruct John from asking for his daughter, Susan Livingston's hand in marriage. However, he would not be able to give her much on her wedding day due to the impact of the Revolutionary War on his finances. He did intend, however, to split his property equally among his children at his death. The full letter can be found as " Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 25, 1786." It is unclear who wrote out this excerpt, but it was presumably John Kean.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1712-1792)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Peter V.. Excerpt from Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 25, 1786. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/142
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