Download Full Text (8.6 MB)
John Kean wrote from Beaufort to Susan Kean, his wife, address not included. He wrote about how much he missed Susan and longed to be with her in New York as well as his health. He sent her a branch from a Pride of India tree and described its beauty. All the merchants except one had closed up shop and he was unable to get Susan the items she requested.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, John. John Kean to Susan Kean, April 19, 1787. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/146
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 Archive, Kean University