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Beaumanoir de la Forest wrote from Paris, France to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Forest informed Susan that Mr. Pichon, who was formerly War Secretary to the Embassy, would return to the United States and planned to deliver Susan’s letter, which included a drawing from Eliza. Mr. De La Forest had gone to Lunévilleand Beaumanoir de la Forest planned to join him in a fortnight and planned on taking her daughter Caroline with her. Although she would lose a little on account of her education, she would get to see more of the world. Beaumanoir added more to her letter on the 19th of July where she informed Susan that Mr. Brognare[?] was planning on following Mr. Pichon to America and going to Washington. She was an accomplished young lady, well brought up by her parents, sensible, and full of talents. She did not speak English and Beaumanoir asked Susan to recommend her to her friends.
Beaumanoir de la Forest
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
de la Forest, Beaumanoir. Beaumanoir de la Forest to Susan Kean, July 15, 1800. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/125
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