John Kean to Susan Kean, May 3, 1792
John Kean wrote to Susan Kean, addressed to Elizabeth Town, NJ. John Kean wrote to his wife, who was staying with her father, about how he was dull at the bank and unable to write. He asked her to ask her brother to pay Mr. Watson. John wrote about Peter saying the alphabet in his sleep. People included: Peter, [Philip Livingston], Mr. Watson, Mr. Stevenson. Places included: Jamaica.
Susan Kean to George Meade, July 3, 1792
Susan Livingston Keancirca July 3, 1792
Susan Kean in Abyssinia, New Jersey wrote to George Meade, unaddressed. Susan Kean wrote to George Meade concerning her delay in responses. She wanted to avoid a disputed with Mr. Meade concerning the water course issue in Philadelphia. People included: Mr. Risberg, Peter Kean, Mr. Ketland, Mrs. Ketland, Henrietta, Benjamin Rush Places included: New York, Philadelphia.
Susannah Kean to Lootmans Auction, September 4, 1792
Susan Livingston KeanSeptember 4, 1792
Susannah Kean wrote to Lootmans Aunction, unaddressed. List of goods for auction.
LeRoy & Bayard to John Kean, August 5, 1792
LeRoy & BayardAugust 5, 1792
LeRoy & Bayard in New York, NY wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. The letter noted the stocks rose in price, which the writer attributed to increased interest in London. People included: [Dolby], King, Mr. Willing, James McEvers, Burrall, Mrs. Kean. Places included: [Bachamay], London.
LeRoy & Bayard to John Kean, July 19, 1792
LeRoy & BayardJuly 19, 1792
LeRoy & Bayard in New York, NY, wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. This letter concerns bank shares. People Included: Mrs. Edwards, L. McEvers, George Eddy, Mr. Willing. Places Included: Bank of the United States.
LeRoy & Bayard to John Kean, July 27, 1792
LeRoy & BayardJuly 27, 1792
LeRoy & Bayard in New York, NY, wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. This letter discussed bank notes and shares. People included: Major Franks, Burrall, E. Croese.
Herman LeRoy to John Kean, July 8, 1792
Herman LeRoyJuly 8, 1792
Herman LeRoy in New York, NY, wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. Herman wrote about bank stock value and other business with the bank. People included: Major [David] Franks, Clement Biddle, Susan Kean, Mr. van Berkel, [George] Eddy. Places included: Courtland Street.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, April 27, 1791
Peter Van Brugh Livingston04-27-1792
Peter wrote to his son-in-law, John, address Philadelphia, PA, as Commissioner of Accounts. Peter wrote, "My son if I mistake not has wrote to Mr. [Alexander] Hamilton on the subject in your favor." He was glad Susan feels better. He doesn't plan to visit Philadelphia but invites John and his family to New York.
Names included: Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts, Maria and Jane, Mr. and Mrs. Otto, Eliza Otto, and Miss Marshall.
Peter Van Brugh Livingston to John Kean, February 2, 1792
Peter Van Brugh Livingston02-02-1792
Peter Van Brugh Livingston wrote, from Elizabeth-Town, NJ, to his son-in-law John Kean, Cashier of the Bank, Philadelphia, PA, via Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts. Peter sent several letters that were unanswered. He rejoiced that John was appointed Cashier, but worried for his health. He enclosed Robert Eoff's last lease and a deed for his farm, which he hoped Susan would long enjoy [this paperwork is not present].
Peter Van Brugh Livingston with Philip Livingston, January 19, 1792
Peter Van Brugh Livingston01-19-1792
Indenture between Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston, his son for the sale of a 179.5 acre tenement plantation in Bridgewater, County of Somerset, NJ, currently leased to Robert Eoff. The land was sold to Philip in trust for Susan Kean, Peter's daughter. The indenture was witnessed by James Ricketts and John Chetwood.
Philip Livingston to John Kean, December 31, 1792
Philip Livingston in New York, NY wrote to John Kean, unaddressed. The letter discussed the death of Peter van Brugh Livingston and subsequent burial. People included: Mr. Ricketts, Mrs. Ricketts, Peter Livingston, Lady Stirling, Lawrence, John Temple, John Alsop, Judge Hobart, Isaac [Roosevelt], Judge Morris, Gabriel Ludlow, James Bakman, John Broome, Dr. Rogers. Places included: Elizabeth.
M. McConnell to John Kean, February 17, 1792
M. McConnell wrote, from Philadelphia, PA, to John Kean, no address, but likely in Philadelphia, PA, regarding financial business.
Names included: Mr. Livingston and Mr. Cochran.
Anna Provoost with Estate of James Provoost, November 15, 1792
William Ogilvie wrote for Anna Provoost regarding the estate of James Provoost. This document granted Anna Provoost administration of James Provoost's estate after his death. People included: William Ogilvie, Anna Provoost, James Provoost. Places included: New York, Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Lewis William Otto and John Kean, October 13, 1792
Lewis William OttoOctober 13, 1792
This is a contract between Lewis William Otto and John Kean from Philadelphia, PA. Lewis William Otto appointed John Kean his attorney in regard to a contract with Clement Biddle. People included: John Kean, Thomas Biddle, Kenneth MacKenzie.
Lewis William Otto to John Kean, December 23, 1792
Lewis William OttoDecember 23, 1792
Lewis William Otto in Paris, France, wrote to John Kean, unaddressed. This letter discusses issues of the Bank of the United States along with an issue with a horse breaking through a fence and dying, among others. People included: Mrs. Kean, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Sibert, Fermant, Mr. Huger, Biddle, Fanny, Eliza, Mr. Genet.
Lewis William Otto with Clement Biddle, 1792-1793
Lewis William OttoSeptember 29, 1792- September 21, 1793
This is a contract between Lewis William Otto in Philadelphia, PA and Clement Biddle, unaddressed. Lewis Otto wrote this promissory note to Clement Biddle for a loan. People included: John Kean. Places included: Bank of the United States.
John Page to James Brown, January 14, 1792
John Page in Philadelphia, PA wrote to James Brown, addressed to New York, NY. This letter regarded paying bills to Mr. Nicholson before he returned to New York. People included: Mr. Nicholson. Places included: New York, Richmond.
Charles Coteswait Pinckney to John Kean, August 31, 1792
Charles Coteswait PinckneyAugust 31, 1792
Charles Coteswait Pinckney wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. People included: Mrs. John Middleton, Col. Grimke, David Millings, Hugh Millings.
David Ramsay to John Kean, October 31, 1792
David RamsayOctober 31, 1792
David M. Ramsay in Charleston, SC wrote to John Kean, unaddressed. The letter discussed a particular monetary issue in regard to this profession as a physician. The issues discussed included the "renewal" of relocating African-Americans in advance of redistricting to increase representation. This appalled Ramsay. Northern states retaliated against southern transgressions by sending their African-Americans down there. Ramsay claimed his colleagues distrusted him greatly. People mentioned: Governor of South Carolina, Attorney General of South Carolina. Places mentioned: Columbia. Notable quote: "I abhor national reflection but had almost said all Jews are rascals with but very few exceptions."
Jacob Read to John Kean, April 28, 1792
Jacob Read in Savannah, Georgia wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. This letter discussed banking and financial issues. People included: Judge Grimke, British merchants, Mrs. Kean, Mrs. Livingston, Brockholst Livingston, Mrs. Read, Capt. Donovan, Richard Wylly. Places included: State of Georgia, Beaufort, Charleston.
Jacob Read to John Kean, June 3, 1792
Jacob Read in Charleston, SC wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. This letter had both personal elements as well as business issues discussed. People included: Hugh Ross, the President, Mr. Barnwell, Frazer, Mrs. Read, Mrs. Kean. Places included: Philadelphia, Georgia.
Jacob Read to John Kean, March 14, 1792
Jacob Read wrote from Charleston, SC, to John Kean in Philadelphia, PA. He wrote of depts, bills, and British accounts.
Names include: Mrs. Edward Rutledge, Cap. Geman, Shubrick, Col. Barnwell, Greenwood, Gen. Pinckney, Samuel Grove, Jane Grove, Grimke, Corvaisier, De Saussure, Mrs. Tucker, Mrs. Tubly.
Places include: Coosawhatchie Wharf and Georgia.
The handwriting is challenging.
Jacob Read to John Kean, March 15, 1792
Jacob Read in Charleston, SC wrote to to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. Jacob Read grants John Kean power of attorney for him regarding US Bank stock in the city of Philadelphia. People included: B. Villeponts, A Vanderhorst, William Miller. Places included: Treasury of the United States.
Jacob Read to John Kean, October 31, 1792
Jacob ReadOctober 31, 1792
Jacob Read in Charleston, SC, wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. The letter discussed the Bank of the United States. People included: G. Willing, Mr. Barnwell, Mrs. Kean, Mr. Bale.
Richard Shubrick to John Kean, April 12, 1792
Richard Shubrick in Charleston, SC wrote to John Kean, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. Shubrick wrote to Kean about property presented by Grimke to him. People included: Judge Grimke, Samuel Grove, P.L., T.P., R. Barnwell, T. Rutledge, Bernard, Hunt, [Godgion], Joshua Ward, William Greenwood. Places included: England, [Davis] Estate, Prince William's Parish, [Beaufort], Georgia.
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