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Mrs. Margaret Livingston wrote to John, addressed to New York, by J. Chancellor. She was thankful to get his letter from Mr. Tillohan [?]. She refers to John's wife, Susan, as her cousin. Margaret comments on John's health and participation in national affairs. She is a practicing Christian. She thanks John for the melon seeds. She hopes to see John and Susan and meet their son Peter for the first time, in June, with her daughter. She describes Clermont, which needs improvements.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Clermont Estate, or Clermont State Historic Site
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Margaret. Margaret Livingston to John Kean, May 7, 1790. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/58
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