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Peter Van Brugh Livingston wrote to John Kean, addressed to New York. He wrote that he had no objection to John asking his daughter, Susan Livingston, to marry him. He said that it was Susan's choice as she was a mature adult capable of making her own decisions. He also wrote that because of the Revolutionary War he would not be able to give her much upon her marriage, but that he did intend to distribute his property evenly among this children at his death.

Author/Creator

Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1712-1792)

Recipient

John Kean (1755-1795)

Creation Date

4-25-1786

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Location Unknown

Collection

Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2

Rights

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 the Special Collections Research Library and Archive at keanscrla@kean.edu.

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Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 25, 1786

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