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Robert Barnwell in Beaufort, South Carolina wrote to Susan Kean, unaddressed. Robert informed Susan that he worked as trustee of the late John Kean's property without legal trusteeship. He discussed the issue of remittances, debt, and property. John Kean, according to Barnwell, offered the the revenue of a property for twelve years to pay of his debts before the revenue went to his family. Barnwell advised contacting Judge Grimke if she wanted to terminate ownership of the property. He discussed the issue of bonds. People included: Mr. Kean, Peter Kean, Grimke, Philip Livingston, Banker, Holmes, Odleton, Shubrice, Mr. Ricketts, Mrs. Ricketts. Places included: Georgia, Charleston, South Carolina.
Robert Barnwell (1761-1814)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Beaufort, South Carolina, USA
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2 (1799 and earlier)
Barnwell, Robert. Robert Barnwell to Susan Kean, October 23, 1796. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/383
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