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William Stephens wrote from Savannah to John Kean, address not included. He wrote that he recived the deeds needed by Mr. Elliott and that Thomson was working on surveying the land and had high praise for it. Mr. Devcaux was selling land with half payment by November and part of the next payment could be made with enslaved people. He updated John on the state of various bond he held as well as Gerogia congressional elections. He stated that he heard the treaty with the local Native Americans was moving forward.

People Included: Mr. Way, Mr. Werecat, Dr. Houstoun, Captain Pray, and Mr. Osborne.

Author/Creator

William Stephens

Recipient

John Kean (1755-1795)

Creation Date

4-29-1789

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Savannah, GA

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to the Special Collections Research Library and Archive at keanscrla@kean.edu.

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Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

William Stephens to John Kean, April 29, 1789

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