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William wrote to John, addressed to Philadelphia, about the state of John's plantation. The was an equinoctial storm (tropical storm) in mid-September that damaged indigo crops. Sam is managing the plantation. William suffered from "smach" fever for weeks. Robert Barnwell expects to be elected to Congress. Dr. Stuart will no longer rent John's house in Beaufort.
William Elliot (1761-1808)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Elliot, William. William Elliot to John Kean, October 23, 1790. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/15
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