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George Meade wrote from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
Meade informed Susan that he had not written to her in a while concerning the watercourse. Mr. Willing proposed that this business be referred to three indifferent people, he had given Mr. Willing and Dr. Rush 25 people to choose from. Dr. Rush refused and said a legal decision needed to be made. If Susan had her yard properly leveled, the water from Meade’s yard would pass through Susan’s yard into the watercourse. Meade could not raise his yard because of the damage his house already endured.
People mentioned: Mr. Willing and Dr. Benjamin Rush
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Meade, George. George Meade to Susan Kean, July 29, 1799. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/619
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