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John Stoney wrote from Hilton Head to John Kean, addressed to New York. He wrote to give Kean an update on his plantation at Hilton Head. He said the crops were coming up well and specifically mentioned corn and indigo. He gave a bushel of Indigo seeds to Mr. Wiggs as requested. He also mentioned briefly a job tasked to thee enslaved people and that they were all doing well.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Hilton Head, SC
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Stoney, John. John Stoney to John Kean, May 22, 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/208
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