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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.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1712-1792)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Peter V.. Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 25, 1786. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/143
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