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Sarah Ricketts wrote from Elizabethtown, NJ to Susan Kean, her sister, addressed to John Kean, Cashier of the U.S. Bank, Philadelphia. Sarah was concerned about Susan after hearing about the narrow brush she and John Kean, her husband, had with the Yellow Fever. She wrote about the fever in New York and Elizabethtown and how frightened people were.
People Included: Henry Knox and Family, Mr. Willing, John Kean, Franks. David Franks, Peggy Marshalls, Peter Philip James Kean
Places Included: New York, NY, Boston, MA
Sarah Ricketts, formerly Sarah Livingston
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Elizabethtown, County of Essex, NJ
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Ricketts, Sarah. Sarah Ricketts to Susan Kean, October 7, 1793. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/128
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