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William wrote to John, addressed to New York via Sloop Jenny. William doesn't understand why Congress decided to more from New York to Philadelphia. William arrived in Augusta, GA and got very sick. He attended court and many matters were settled. He's concerned with expired tender, medium (money), taxation by the Legislature, State Debts, and British Debts. Crops appear plentiful. Regarding war with Spain and Britain, William suggested the U.S. "play Dutchman and milk the cow."
Names included: [John] Wereat (Auditor General of Georgia), Mrs. Box, and Mrs. Davies.
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Stephens, William. William Stephens to John Kean, August 17, 1790. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/63
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