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Vanerhorst & Miller wrote from Charleston to Philip Livingston, addressed to Broadway, NY. The letter said that on the instructions of Robert Barnwell they sent a check in favor of Charles Bank and Co. which was to be paid to Susan Kean, widow of John Kean and sister of Philip Livingston. A duplicate of this letter was also sent and received by Philip.

The check mentioned can be found as "Jonathan Coit to W. S. Robinson, February 21, 1799".


Vanerhorst & Miller


Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810)

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Charleston, SC


The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1739-1847. 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 wealthy, prominent, colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabethtown, 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. The collection includes second hand accounts of enslaved people who were owned by the Kean and other families, offering a glimpse into their forced work and places of residence.

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1


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

Vanderhorst & Miller to Philip Livingston, February 22, 1799


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