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John Faucherand Grimke wrote from Charleston, SC, to John Kean, address not included. Grimke completed his index and thanks Kean for sending the book to [illegible name]. He is referring to Public Laws of the State of South Carolina (Philadelphia, 1790). The Pennsylvania Constitution arrived and he will read it. He describes the new State House in Columbia, SC.

Included: Meeting of the Cincinnati, General Knox, A.B, P.B., Sons of Hibernia, and Jacob Read.


John Faucherand Grimke (1752-1819)


John Kean (1755-1795)

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The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1686-1847. The bulk of the collection is related to Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz (1759-1833). The Livingston and Kean families frequently corresponded and held accounts with other prominent colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabeth-Town, Philadelphia, New York City, upstate New York, England, France, and Poland. A small portion of the collection includes correspondence with early Virginia families, unrelated to the Livingston and Kean families.

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

John Faucherand Grimke to John Kean, April 2, 1790


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