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Susan Kean in Abyssinia, New Jersey wrote to George Meade, unaddressed. Susan Kean wrote to George Meade concerning her delay in responses. She wanted to avoid a disputed with Mr. Meade concerning the water course issue in Philadelphia. People included: Mr. Risberg, Peter Kean, Mr. Ketland, Mrs. Ketland, Henrietta, Benjamin Rush Places included: New York, Philadelphia.


Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)


George Meade

Creation Date

circa July 3, 1792

Creation Date


Document Type



Abyssinia, Elizabeth Town, County of Essex, New Jersey


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.

Inventory Location

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

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

Susan Kean to George Meade, July 3, 1792


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