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William Wilkie wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to New York, NY. He received John's letter along with a check sent from William Stephens that was previously sold by John Grive. He enclosed a bill for $150 from Mr. Crafts, Murray, Mumford, and Bowen as well as a current statement of account. Captain Blake would like a bill of sale for the enslaved man he bought from John. This is most likely a man named Sancho that had been mentioned in previous letters. He received several items from the Britannia and sent them to Beaufort.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Wilkie, William. William Wilkie to John Kean, October 27, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/312
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