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Julian Niemcewicz in New York, NY wrote to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, NJ. He began the letter by apologizing to Susan for not speaking with her before his departure, but had hoped to make it up to her by sending this dispatch out as soon as he could. His first order of business upon making it to the city was inquiring about the death of a friend. He claimed that he was planning to meet with a lady from "the Havannas" (most likely the area of modern day Cuba) who had saw Julian's friend three days before he passed away. Additionally, he informed Susan on the various people he had the opportunity of meeting with and ended the letter by asking if she had found a house to purchase yet.


Julian Ursin Niemcewicz (1758-1841)

Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz (1758-1841)


Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)

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New York, NY


Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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Julian Niemcewicz to Susan Kean, August 10, 1799


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