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This is a legal document. The verso is labeled "Warrantee, B. Corvaisier to John Kean." Bartholomew Corvaisier gave a payment of 27,000 Mexican Dollars to John Kean.

Other names included: Edward Barnwell, Robert Barnwell, Nathaniel Barnwell, Daniel Bourdeaux, Isaac Waight Jane Corvaisier.

Signed by Corvaisier in the presence of Thomas Tuder Tucker and Robert Barnwell.

This is very similar to two other legal documents of the same date.


Bartholomew Corvaisier


John Kean (1755-1795)

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The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1686-1847. 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 prominent colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabeth-Town, 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.

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at

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Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

Bartholomew Corvaisier with John Kean, December 31, 1791


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