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William Stephens wrote from Savannah to John Kean, address not included. He wrote regarding various friends and acquaintances that were given political appointments including, Mr. Hall, Isacc Mott, Wegman, Mr. Cagdell, Caston, John Habersham, Gela McIntosh, Berreir, and Cornelious Collins. He also mentioned that the wages for Senators and Representatives had been decided as well as the compensation for the President and Vice President. Congress was going to take up measures for peace with the Native Americans, for which Stephens was greatful. Philip Delegal wrote to Stephens regarding Islands John Kean had for sale. He believed Delegal could purchase them with his brother, David. He mentioned their dispute with Werecat should soon go to court and outlined the terms for purchasing Hutchinson's land.


William Stephens


John Kean (1755-1795)

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Savannah, GA


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

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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William Stephens to John Kean, August 22, 1789

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