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John F. Grimke in Charleston, SC wrote to John Kean, unaddressed. The maritime vessel Delaware arrived with John Kean's letter. Grimke wrote that to his surprise, the transaction with R. Shubrick had not closed and he requested Kean's help with this issue. The letter discussed court proceedings. The House representatives of South Carolina passed a bill to prohibit the importation of African-Americans from northern states & the West Indies, along with a ban from Africa for two more years. People included: Barnwell, J. E. Colhoun, James Ladton, Peter Kean, Sen. Pierce Butler, Mr. Adams, Aaron Burr, Laurens, William Smith, Jacob Reid, Mrs. Grimke, Miss Grimke, Sumpter, John Grimke, Mrs. Kean, T. Shubrick, R. Shubrick, Roger Smith, Mr. Frederick, Welsh, General Moultrie. Places included: Columbia, northern states.
John Faucheraud Grimké [also spelled Grimke or Grimkey] (1752-1819)
John Kean (1756-1795)
December 14, 1792
Charleston, South Carolina
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Grimke, John F.. John Grimke to John Kean, December 14, 1792. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/188
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