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John Faucheraud Grimke, from Charleston, SC, wrote to Susan Kean, unaddressed. Grimke wrote to Mrs. Kean about a statement from the South Carolina Treasurer on the interest and principal of bonds. He suggested Federal bonds were more profitable. Grimke advised disposing of it because of the low rates. The letter discussed Santee Canal and the Catawba Canal issues. He advised that they avoid further investment in the canals if they failed to receive a profit in the following year after the interest expired. People included: Peter Kean, State Treasurer, Mr. Barnwell, Mr. Kean. Places included: Catawba Canal, Santee Canal, South Carolina.
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Grimke, John F.. John Faucheraud Grimke to Susan Kean, June 8, 1796. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/366
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