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Peter Van Brugh Livingston wrote from Abyssinia to Susan Kean, his daughter, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He was happy to hear of her, John Kean, and Peter Kean's safe arrival in Charleston from New York.His wife, Elizabeth Livingston had been ill and he had not left the house since Christmas. He also remarked that he was in debt to Dr. Ramsey for his attention to Susan when she gave birth to Peter.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Abyssinia (possibly in New York)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Peter V.. Peter Van Brugh Livingston to Susan Kean, January 16, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/48
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