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Peter Van Brugh Livingston wrote from Elizabethtown to John Kean, his son-in-law, addressed to Beaufort, SC by the care of Mr. Chisholm, Charleston, SC. He responded to two letters John had sent and told him about Eliza Otto's death. He said that he was unable to give Kean a loan to help with the fire damage done to his property. Susan, John's wife and Peter's daughter had given birth to a baby boy at Elizabethtown. She had gone there to stay with her father, step-mother, Elizabeth Livingston, and sister, Sarah Ricketts.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1712-1792)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Elizabethtown, County of Essex, NJ
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Peter V.. Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, February 28, 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/190
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