Download Full Text (6.1 MB)
John Faucheraud Grimké wrote from Charleston, South Carolina to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Grimké acknowledged the receipt of Susan’s letter and informed Susan he and Mrs. Grimké were much obliged by Susan’s kind inquiries. Was encouraged to hear of Peter’s improvement in his studies and encouraged Susan to teach him at an early age to relish the pleasures of literature. Enquired of Mr. Shubrick about a suit and suggested Susan ask Mr. Read about the suit as he was in possession of John Kean’s books.
John Faucheraud Grimké (1752-1819)
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Charleston, South Carolina
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Grimké, John F.. John Faucheraud Grimké to Susan Kean, March 22, 1799. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/606
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University