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Isabelle Bell wrote from North Town, a remote area, to Susan Kean, addressed to Philadelphia via Doctor Young. She inquired after Susan and her family; John Kean is unwell. Her daughter Margaret recovered from an illness (pleurisy), and Mr. Barnwell was elected to Congress again. Isabelle acknowledged that Susan doesn't like to shop, but she needs help purchasing a backboard and Dunstable hat.
Names included: General Wilson, Maclay, Richardson, Maria Jay, Mrs. Symmes, Mrs. Ricketts, E. Dayton.
Places included: Bethlehem, Pittsburg.
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
North Town, no state but author described it as remote area
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Bell, Isabelle. Isabelle Bell to Susan Kean, March 1, 1795. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/278
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