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John Faucheraud Grimké wrote to John Kean in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Grimké discussed certificates and mentioned that there were no indents for either Jane Grove or Bartholomew Corvaisier. Thanked Kean for the subscription business to the bank and had no objections to him making the arrangements of shares to give him the greatest number of votes. Planned to send Kean the power of acting as his proxy and a power to make the proper disposition and arrangement to give the greatest number of votes; and also, a certificate of Grimké being appointed guardian of his children. Had a meeting with the Bank Subscribers and agreed that William Smith should be their Proxy generally and in case of absence or sickness, the office would devolve upon John Kean. Asked Kean to tell Mr. Smith and Mr. Izard that he sent an order to them for his Laws and obliged them to pay. This document is undated but likely written in July 1791. See “John Faucheraud Grimke Appointed Guardian of his Children, July 29, 1791.”


John Faucheraud Grimké


John Kean (1756-1795)

Creation Date

circa July 1791

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Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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John Grimké to John Kean, circa July 1791