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John Kean wrote to Susan Kean, his wife, address not included. He spent the last 10 days at Hilton Head and St. Helena inspecting his plantation. He made reference to his slaves, a fire that had damaged part of the main plantation, and how much his crops brought in. Susan is pregnant and he was excited to hear she and the baby are healthy.
People Included: Wilcox, Schermerhorn, Violet, Sally Ceasar
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Location Unknown (presuambly Beaufort, SC)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, John. John Kean to Susan Kean, December 9, 1787. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/37
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