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William Stephens wrote from Savannah, GA to John Kean, address not included. He was sending some newspapers in a packet for him to New York via Mr. Wilcox. He wrote that he was having a hard time collecting money that was owed John and wrote about bonds. He had put some of John's land for sale, but had no offers. Mr. Werecat was in Augusta regarding a property dispute between him and John Kean. Mr. Macqueck was traveling to Europe to procure a loan on land and enslaved people, but William doubted he would be successful. He also wrote about religion and political news.
People Included: Captain Pray, Mr. Campbell, W. Elliott, and Governor Booke.
Places Included: Charleston, SC and Philadelphia, PA.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 5
Stephens, William. William Stephens to John Kean, October 2, 1785. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/340
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