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Robert C. Livingston wrote from New York to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He had received letters from John and Alexander Chisolm via Captain Snell. Chisolm's letter included a Bill of Loading for indigo, but the barrels of indigo had not arrived yet. He mentioned Miss Bayard was looking for tea for John that had been paid for previously and Robert was looking for a ship to transport John's furniture to him. He thanked John for his input on buying rice lands from Mr. Seagrove. The last page of the letter briefly summarizes the election results for New York.

People Included: Mr. Cruchshantas, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Clinton, Colonel Franks, Kitty Bayrd, James Ricketts, Sarah Ricketts, John Laurens, Mr. Lawrence, Susan Kean


Robert Cambridge Livingston (1742-1794)


John Kean (1755-1795)

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New York, NY


Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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Robert C. Livingston to John Kean, February 28, 1789

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