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Robert Livingston wrote from New York to John Kean, his cousin-in-law, address not included. He had been trying to sell the indigo John sent but had been unsuccessful. He gave Eliza Bayard money to buy some Sunday clothes for Susan Kean and was sending the furniture via freight to Mr. A. Chisolm. Mr. Cruckshanks said he was not able to finish the bookcase and bedstead and was unable to locate the kitchen table. He thanked John for his advice about an estate in Georgia and mentioned how there would be difficulty obtaining slaves and the price had gone up.
People Included: Captain Snell, G. Waine, and Mr. Seagrove.
Places Included: Charleston, SC, Beaufort, SC, and Elizabethtown, NJ.
Robert Cambridge Livingston (1742-1794)
John Kean (1755-1795)
New York, NY
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Robert C.. Robert Livingston to John Kean, March 17, 1789. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/68
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