Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He wrote regarding the sale of the indigo John sent for sale with Captain Sattus. He also mentioned paying Mr. Simons for something related to cotton and the Bowman settlement.
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort. He wrote that he applied for the Special Indent and was enclosing it. He also sent with the letter a small box containing corn seed.
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He wrote regarding an inquiry John made. He was told by Mr. Bowman that the buying and selling of enslaved people was covered under the Installment Law. He also mentioned he could do nothing with the audited Georgia Certificate.
People Included: Mr. Holmes, Mr. S, J.B. Barnwell, Mr. Simons
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort. He had been sick for sometime and is just now able to get out of bed. He heard from Mr. Simon that Robert Barnwell will be able to pay some money he owes soon. He wrote about the W. Maxwell Estate and land purchased from Mr. Keating. Some indigo was sold to pay off Titimon as well as a boat.
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, address not included. He wrote that Robert Livingston had made arrangements for John's furniture to be shipped via Captain Saltus. John's indigo was still unsold and he suggested considering sending it to Great Britain. He also mentioned a bond John had to pay to the estate of Mr. Maxwell.
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He had not received John's letter at first because he was in the country. John's indigo is still unsold, as well as Robert Barnwell's order to J. Devaux. He wrote about John's bonds to various people and getting them paid off.
People Included: Lockwood, Mr. Tunno, and Bartholomew Corvaisier
Alexander Chisolm wrote from Charleston to John Kean, address not included. He wrote about payments on bonds and shipping goods.
People Included: Captain Bean, Saltus, Mr. Lucena, Captain Elliot, Robert Barnwell, Mr. Devcaux, and Robert Norres.
Daniel R. Darning and William Buckle12-11-1789
Receipt from Daniel R. Darning on behalf of William Buckle to Susan Kean, addressed to New York, NY. The receipt is for household goods totaling 10 pounds 12 shillings.
Beaumanoir de la Forest04-19-1789
Beaumanoir de la Forest wrote from New York to Susan Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. She had received a letter from Susan's husband, John Kean, and was glad to hear of her and her son Peter Kean's health. She said it was the talk of the town that Peter may have a little brother soon. She also mentioned that her daughter Caroline de la Forest had been inoculated for Small Pox. John Adams and George Washington were soon expected in New York and there was going to be a ball and fireworks.
People Included: Mrs. Everly, Mr. Huges, Miss De Crevecoues, Lewis William Otto, and Eliza Otto.
Beaumanoir De LaForest06-19-1789
Beaumanoir de la Forest wrote from New York to Susan Kean, her friend, address not included. She was concerned for John Kean's health and hoped that all was well in Beaufort. She gave updates about all their friends and associates in New York. She wrote how she still felt like a stranger in America and could not adjust to some of the customs. She was planning a trip to the country to see one of her relations there, going to Bethlehem, the Falls, Newark, and then Elizabethtown to see Lady Christine. There were rumors that General Clarkson was to marry Susan Livingston, Sarah Jay's sister.
People Included: Mrs. Eveleigh, Mr. Butler, Mr. Macomb, Mr. Constable, Mrs. Dalton, Mr. Eruger, Mrs. Lynch, Jane Griffin, Lady Kitty, Mrs. Izard, Mrs. Rucker, Mrs. Langdon, Mrs. R. Morris, Mrs. Smith, Chancellor Livingston, Mrs. Butler, Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Frank Van Berckel, George Washington, Sarah Jay, , Rolt Izard, Mary Seton, John Wilkes, John Livingston, Eliza McEvers, Eliza Livingston Otto, Mrs. Livingston (Margaret Livingston?), Mrs. Montgomery,Lady Mary, Lewis William Otto, Eliza Otto, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Church, Mr. Huger, Caroline De LaForest, Mrs. Le Couteuby Mr. Van Berckel and Cornelia Van Horne.
Places Included: Philadelphia.
Philip Delegae wrote to William Stephens, addressed to Savannah, GA. He wrote regarding three islands in Liberty County John Kean had for sale. He wanted to know how payment would be made, the condition of the land, and the price.
Philip A.N. Delegal06-29-1789
Philip A. N. Delegal wrote from Sanlon Neck, Liberty County, GA to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He wrote regarding some islands in Liberty County, GA that John was selling. He mentioned Mr. Way having cattle on them and said that he would raise horses. He asked him to write back via Mr. James Johnston in Savannah.
Daniel wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. Daniel expects payment for the debt of John's half-sister, Jane Grove Corvaisier. Daniel says it's impossible to purchase land and enslaved people on Corvaisier's account, as both are undervalued. Names included: Mr. Verdier.
Henry William DeSaussure08-31-1789
Henry wrote to John, addressed to Beaufort, SC. Henry received General Bull's note. Henry agrees to "willing take part with you" in an action not stated. He congratulates John's appointment to an "Office of Consequence under the Federal Government."
Isaac Dopson wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He wrote to ask if John would lease him his plantation. The letter is addressed from "Indian Land", possibly in Georgia and is in reference to John's plantation there.
Richard Ellis wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He received John's letter from Mr. Cross and will be in Beaufort in a few days to make his first payment.
Joseph Farnworth, William Jepson, Josiah Hart, and George Olcott05-18-1789
Document certifying that Aaron Pitney completed his apprenticeship of four years under Dr. George Olcott in Wethersfield, Hartford County, CT. He had been recommended to be a public practitioner of surgery. The certification was signed by Joseph Farnworth, William Jepson, Josiah Hart, and George Olcott.
Andrew Fitzsimons wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort. He wrote asking John to send the indigo he intended to use to pay for the boat to Captain Satturs to be shipped to a General from New Jersey.
Andrew Fitzsimons wrote from Paris Island to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He passed John's favor onto Mr. Stoney. He said he would call on him in a few day to discuss the land mentioned in his letter.
Daniel John Greene07-22-1789
Daniel John Greene wrote to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort, SC. He had not been to Beaufort since he wrote him last which is why he did not get Major Wigg's note. He said any issues with the account will be rectified when he is in town.
William Greenwood wrote from Charleston to John Kean, addressed to Beaufort. He wrote regarding the Estate of Peter Lavien, in particular two bonds. The first page in an account between the Estate and Greenwood.
John Faucherand Grimke09-17-1789
John Faucheraud Grimke wrote from Charleston to John Kean, address not included. He congratulated John on his appointment. He wrote that he was concerned for John's health and hoped that he would return to South Carolina for the winter as it was better for him. He had moved to a different house that had more room and invited the Kean's to come to stay with him and his family for a while.
John Faucheraud Grimke12-19-1789
John Faucheraud Grimke wrote from Charleston to John Kean, address not included. He had delayed writing him until he could speak to E. Rutledge, who informed Grimke that Kean was not expected to be in South Carolina to deal with their matter now. Grimke then wrote what exactly Kean should put in the bill he had to send. He wrote due to Kean's poor health he forbid him from traveling during the winter and not come until at least mid April. Grimke had finished his book on the laws of South Carolina and informed Kean copies could be purchased through his printer in Philadelphia.
John Faucheraud Grimke09-18-1789
John Faucheraud Grimke wrote to John Kean, address not included. The letter is a statement of money Grimke received from Jacob Read towards John Kean's account. The payments are related to two court cases Kean was involved with, John Kean v. John Lears Bourguin and John Kean for Peter Lavine v. David Tubly.
John B. Grive09-13-1789
John B. Grive wrote from Indian Land to John Kean, address to Beaufort, SC. He had recently returned from Charleston and said he would call on John Kean soon regarding money Grive owes him. He thanked Kean for delivering a letter to Mr. Wilcox for him.
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