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Jacob Read wrote from Charleston, SC, to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA, Commissioner of the Accounts of the U.S. It included an additional page labeled Memorandum of Monies Received for John Kean, with names and amounts.
Read updated John on his accounts in South Carolina. Last Friday, Edward Rutledge filed a Bill in Equity against John Kean regarding Grove and Lavien. Read wanted instructions from John Kean about the matter. Rutlege thought John Kean might obtain a liberal compromise regarding Shubrick the Elder and Younger. Read returned from Beaufort Circuit Court where he obtained judgement on cases.
Names included: John Faucheraud Grimke, Aggnew T. Pritchard, the Grayson's (who won by the negligence of the Sheriffs), General Pinckney, Jonathan Rutledge, Pyke, William Jason Ferguson, Jason Ferguson, David Mobil, and Robert Portious.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Read, Jacob. Jacob Read to John Kean, November 14, 1791. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/109
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