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Robert wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. Names included: Saltus, Edward (Robert's brother), and his (unnamed) sister who recently died. Robert writes about the Ratification of the Constitution, the appointment of George Washington as President, the expected festivities in New York for the inauguration, and his comments on the new government.
Robert Barnwell (1761-1814)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Barnwell, Robert. Robert Barnwell to John Kean, April 19, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/28
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