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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.
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 2
Rutherford, John. John Rutherford to Susan Niemcewicz, February 2, 1801. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/151
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