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John wrote to his wife, Susan, addressed to Mr. Ricketts, near Elizabeth Town. Yellow fever is spreading in Philadelphia and he's grateful that Susan and their son Peter are out of town, Peter's improving health, using medicinal bark, and preparation for their house in Philadelphia. He describes horseback riding on Province Island. Names included: Meade, Violet, Peggy Marshall, Ramsay family. Events included: Battle of Cap-Francais, French Saint-Domingue (now Haiti).
John Kean (1755-1795)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC
John Kean to Susan Kean, 7 July 1793. Liberty Hall Collection, Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University: Union, New Jersey.
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