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Isabelle Bell wrote to Susan U. Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Bell expressed her disappointment in not receiving a line from Susan. She sent Bell Lucretia Rephans subscription epistle, but Susan refrained from writing a letter to her. Bell did not execute any of Susan’s commissions in New York because her time there was short. Miss Resham heard that Mr. B Livingston told his sister, Mrs. J. Livingston that he would offer Bell a salary to live in his house and take charge of his children’s education. Asked if Susan what she thought of her being an author and if Susan would subscribe to a small volume that may have the good fortune to rival the poems of the immortal Scarron.

Author/Creator

Isabelle Bell

Recipient

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

Creation Date

1800-12-23

Creation Date

12-23-1800

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Unknown location

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Isabelle Bell to Susan Niemcewicz, December 23, 1800

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