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Sarah Ricketts wrote to Susan Kean in New York. Ricketts informed Susan that her mother and Molly had set out for New York for a visit. Mr. A’s business in St. Domingue detained him. Mr. Cogniac sent her a lump of sugar as a specimen of the sugar produced in St. Domingue. Asked for new patterns for a chair and shared family news.
Sarah Ricketts, formerly Sarah Alexander Livingston (1755–1825)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Ricketts, Sarah. Sarah Ricketts to Susan Kean, May 1797. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/575
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