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Sarah Ricketts wrote from Abyssinia, New Jersey to Susan Kean unaddressed. Ricketts informed Kean that she received her letters and hoped that Hugar arrived and would be more punctual in informing her of vessels en route to South Carolina. Hugar had business in another part of the country but ran into a gentleman who said John Kean danced to twelve dances. Informed Susan of news on mutual acquaintances. Ricketts attended the debates of Congress with a large party, she was one of the first ladies to make an appearance there. Ricketts also mentioned exchanging tulip roots and other seeds.
Sarah Ricketts, formerly Sarah Livingston
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Abyssinia, New Jersey
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Ricketts, Sarah. Sarah Ricketts to Susan Kean, April 17, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/405
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