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Julian Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from New York, New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Niemcewicz informed his wife, Susan that he sent her Malaga wine, tea, two boxes of sugar, pepper, and crackers. He labeled everything and the boat was scheduled to arrive in Elizabethtown that evening. He saw Susan’s brother, Philip who was extremely ill with gout in his stomach but was recovering. Philip was selling his U.S. Bank Shares. Met Lady Kitty in the street and delivered Susan’s letter to Mrs. Ricketts. The Mayor [Edward Livingston] sent Niemcewicz an invitation for dinner and wanted to supply him with “Indian Trinkets.” The Vice President, Aaron Burr was in town with his daughter and her baby, who Niemcewicz claimed was certainly not half as pretty as their godlike baby.

People mentioned: Lady Kitty, Mrs. Ricketts, Edward Livingston, Aaron Burr, and Peter Kean.


Julian Ursin Niemcewicz (1758-1841)

Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz (1758-1841)


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

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New York, New York


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

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Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 2


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Julian Ursin Niemcewicz to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, June 25, 1802


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