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John Brown of Greesbank, near Kilmarnock, North Britain, wrote to his former sister-in-law Susan, addressed to Basking Ridge, NJ, c/o Peter Van Brugh Livingston, NY. He regrets receiving only one letter since the death of his wife, Mary (nickname Molly) Livingston, and hearing about the death of his former brother-in-law William [Alexander] Livingston. William died in a duel at a Continental Army camp in later summer 1780.
Susan Livingston, later Susan Kean and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Brown, John. John Brown to Susan Livingston, December 23, 1780. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/3
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