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James Buchanan in Baltimore, MD wrote to John Kean, Philadelphia, PA. James Buchanan discussed banking issues in this letter. People included: Wilson, Valck, Swan, and Pleasants, Mr. Dall, John Campbell, Bladensburgh, William Potts, Thomas Buchanan places included: Branch Bank of Maryland, Thomas Buchanan, Mr. Thomborough, Governor Johnston, Mr. Willing, Mrs. Bingham, LeGay Polgreens. Place included: England, Barbados.

Author/Creator

James Buchanan

Recipient

John Kean (1756-1795)

Creation Date

5-18-1793

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Baltimore, Maryland

Collection

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

Rights

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 lzimmerm@kean.edu.

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Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

James Buchanan to John Kean, May 18, 1793

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