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John Kean wrote from Beaufort to Susan Kean, his wife, address not included.He wrote that they are having unusually cold weather which will not be good for the indigo crop. In the part written on April 23, John said he was going to Hilton Head to check the orchard. He returned on April 26 and resumed the letter. He said that many of his trees had been damaged and his peach trees would suffer from the drought. Many new babies had been born recently Mrs. Cuthherb, Mrs. General Barnwell, Mrs. Stuart, and Mrs. William Elliot all recently had children.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
April 23- April 26, 1788
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, John. John Kean to Susan Kean, April 23-26 , 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/214
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