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Elizabeth Gough wrote to Susan Kean, address not included. Eliza visited with Mrs. Ramsey and they had tea together. Joseph Smith, Eliza's son-in-law, enquired about Susan's health frequently, he seemed to be fond of Eliza's daughter Polly. Eliza received a letter from her mother who was not doing well and Eliza feared she would never recover from her sickness. The measles was spreading fast in Beaufort and in Charleston. Eliza was worried Polly would fall ill from the disease. She had not heard from her brother, Robert Barnwell, in five months and was worried that she offended him.
Elizabeth Gough, formerly Elizabeth Barnwell
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
c. 1791 or 1792
Location Unknown (presuambly Beaufort, SC)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Gough, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Gough to Susan Kean, c. 1791-1792. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/149
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