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John Rutherford wrote to Susan Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Rutherford discussed how beneficial a turnpike road beginning in Trenton would be. A bridge across Newark Bay would facilitate the intercourse between New York and Elizabethtown and enhance the value of land in the neighborhood. Preferred shares in the Newark bridges to any exchange Susan was able to make for them.

Author/Creator

John Rutherford

Recipient

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

Creation Date

1801-02-02

Creation Date

2-2-1801

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Unknown location

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, 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

John Rutherford to Susan Niemcewicz, February 2, 1801

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