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John Kean wrote from Beaufort to Susan Kean, his wife, addressed to be left at Mr. Otto's, No. 3 Hanover Square, New York. He had just arrived from Hilton Head and was anxious to hear news of Susan and the baby. He directed Mr. Chisom to send $200 making the total sent $700. He has had not had to sell any property other than the horses. He found means to quiet all his creditors and the only one who still pressed him for money was his brother-in-law Bartholomew Corvaisier. He inquired about Lewis William Otto.
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 Livingston, February 20, 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/171
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