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Marianne Williams wrote from West Point to Susan Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Williams informed Susan she received her letter from her sister Christine, who planned to spend the winter in France. Williams’s uncle passed away and her sister, Jane was so affected by his death that although it had been two years, she feared Jane would never recover. Christine had been so much an “invalid” ever since their uncle’s death that it was necessary to keep her and Jane away from each other. It was advised that Christine spend the winter in France. Asked Susan to mention Christine in a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Otto. Congratulated Susan on her marriage to Julian Niemcewicz. Planned to visit Susan in the spring. Asked if Susan had heard anything from Mrs. De La Forest.

People mentioned: Peter Kean


Marianne Williams


Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)

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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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Marianne William to Susan Niemcewicz, December 4, 1800