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A copy or draft, referencing the River Thames, England, and the Hudson River, New York and the northern board of New Jersey. The handwriting on the verso, likey penned by Susan Livingston Kean Neimcewics, says "Mr. Lewis on the Hudson."

Author/Creator

Unknown

Creation Date

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Document Type

Manuscript

Collection

The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1739-1847. The bulk of the collection is related to Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz (1759-1833). The Livingston and Kean families frequently corresponded and held accounts with other wealthy, prominent, colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabethtown, Philadelphia, New York City, upstate New York, England, France, and Poland. A small portion of the collection includes correspondence with early Virginia families, unrelated to the Livingston and Kean families. The collection includes second hand accounts of enslaved people who were owned by the Kean and other families, offering a glimpse into their forced work and places of residence.

Inventory Location

SCRLA: Bay 1, Column 1

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

On the Hudson

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