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John wrote to his wife, Susan, addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ. John wrote that Peter is doing well, he sleeps in John's room every night. He sleeps as well as when Sarah is with him. Names of enslaved people: Celia, Jacob, and Sarah. Other names include: [?]easants, Franks, Anderson, Mr. Jackson, Mrs. LeRoy and the girls. John dined with his neighbor Meade the day before and was served homemade spruce beer.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, John. John Kean to Susan Kean, May 2, 1792. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/25
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