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William Stephens wrote from Savannah to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. Captain Thomson delivered to him John's letters for Mr. Johnston. Cland Thomson, the surveyor finished the warrants of the surplus land which must be perfected into grants for Jos. Gibbons. He wrote about various bonds and asked John what he did with the assignment of the judgment of Bryan v. Bowman. General Lincoln, Colonel Humphrey, Mr. Cyras Griffin had arrived as the Commission to negotiate with the Creeks and Mr. Franks and the Cherokee Cheifs accompanied the Commissioners. Stephens was pleased with the government's response. Captain Godfrey asked for $200 to rent out his whole ship and would go to Beaufort to discuss the matter with John.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Stephens, William. William Stephens to John Kean, September 14, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/298
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