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William wrote to John, no address. William said few people in Georgia want subscriptions to the National Bank and gave his reasons. He had no update on John's lands in Georgia. He said, "no persons with slaves set down amongst us." People who moved from South Carolina went to Florida.

Names and topics included: British Debts, an Act of Confiscation, said of old Brailsford, bond to Portoens [?], Mr. Kegal [?], William Deucaux, William Greenwood, Judge Hayward, and Peter Lavien and Company, Joiner, Channing, President George Washingtons Southern Tour of 1791, Oliver Bowen, Governor Bullock, Mrs. Mills (appreciated how John helped her son when he traveled north for school), Box Lavien and Company, Samuel Grove, Peer Lavien, Box, Davies, Shubrick, Governor Wayne, General Jackson, and Colonel Wylly.


William Stephens


John Kean (1755-1795)

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

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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William Stephens to John Kean, August 11, 1791


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