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James Lucena and his daughter-in-law Joanna Leonora Lucena wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort. James wrote in response to a letter John wrote to his son John Charles, who is currently touring in Portugal. John "succeeded in the agency" of Port Wine Business in Great Britain. James is concerned about his “Alien property in America” and enquires about Negros working on his account. He advises John that a loan from Holland is more practical than Portugal. Joanna Leonora Lucena describes cultural differences, beautiful Sintra, and the death of a mutual friend.
James Lucena, Joanna Leonora Lucina, formerly Joanna Leonora Lavine
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Lucena, James, and Joanna L. Lucina. James Lucena and Joanna Leonora Lucena to John Kean, September 1, 1784. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/17
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