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Daniel Huger wrote from Perth Amboy, New Jersey to Susan Kean in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It gave Huger great pleasure to hear from Mrs. Ricketts that Susan, John Kean, and Peter planned to spend time with him in Perth Amboy. He informed Susan that beef mutton, lamb, veal, ducks, geese, fowls, chickens, eggs, butter, excellent cream cheeses, blackfish, sea bass, lobsters, and crabs could all be had there. Also informed Susan of the cost of servants. Hoped that Mr. and Mrs. Heard and Mr. And Mrs. Bingham were part of the party. A packet for passengers went regularly twice a week from Perth Amboy to New York. Gave respects to Mr. and Mrs. Otto.
People mentioned: Mrs. Rickeets, Mr. and Mrs. Heard, Mr. and Mrs. Bingham, Mr. and Mrs. Otto, John Kean, and Peter Kean.
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Huger, Daniel. Daniel Huger to Susan Kean, July 6, 1794. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/644
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