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John Kean wrote to Susan Kean, his wife, address not included. the letter is written over two days March 13 and March 16. He had been participating in sporting events with Mr. Sol and others. When looking at old letters he found one from Lewis William Otto where he shared his excitement over being married (Lewis William Otto to John Kean, March 18, 1787). John hoped he would never have to experience losing his wife. Mrs. Gough had gotten some orange, shaddock, and citrons trees, as well as flowers for John's garden. He remarked that since his arrival two of his enslaved women had given birth to baby boys.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
March 13-16, 1788
Location Unknown (presuambly Beaufort, SC)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, John. John Kean to Susan Kean, March 13-16, 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/184
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