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Susan Kean wrote to John Kean, her husband, address not included. Susan's sister, Elizabeth Otto died in childbirth. Susan was also pregnant and wrote out her wishes should she die as well. She wrote that she felt their child should spend it's infancy with her father Peter Van Brugh Livingston, as he loved children. She said if it was a girl she would like her to be raised as a sister with Elizabeth's daughter Eliza Julia Otto. She said her sister Sarah Ricketts had offered to be a mother to her child should it need one.

People Included: Lewis William Otto and Mr. Rutherfurd.

Author/Creator

Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)

Recipient

John Kean (1755-1795)

Creation Date

1-13-1788

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Location Unknown

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to the Special Collections Research Library and Archive at keanscrla@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Susan Kean to John Kean, January 13, 1788

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