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George Brown wrote from Linlithgow, Scotland to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Brown informed Susan that his regiment with two other Scotch Militia Corps were to encamp in Dunbar, which was thirty miles North East of Edinburgh. Although Brown suggested in a letter to Susan that his regiment would determine in his favor, two Lieutenants could not agree and Brown was therefore passed over for a promotion. Happy to hear of Peter’s progress and requested a letter from him in French. Shared family news and asked about Miss Hilton and Betsey Bayard.
George Van Brugh Brown
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Brown, George V.. George Brown to Susan Kean, June 4, 1799. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/617
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