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John wrote to Susan, addressed to Mr. Corvaisier's, near Dunk's Ferry. His horse took a rest and twisted the shafts when it tried to get up. It took him an hour to untangle and free the horse. Most of the people exposed to yellow fever by Enks have died or are sick. John considers getting a room in Frankford or somewhere within the vicinity of the city. The letter is dated "Monday." The letter was likely written September 16th, based on Enk's death the previous week.


John Kean (1755-1795)


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

Creation Date

Monday, 1793

Creation Date


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Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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John Kean to Susan Kean, September 16, 1793

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