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Henry Gahn wrote from New York, New York to Susan U. Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Susan’s letter addressed to Captain Paul was only handed to him yesterday on account of Gahn changing his lodgings from No 13 Broad Street to No 35 Wall Street. The entry was made at the Custom House, but due to an omission of the invoice for the Wedgwood Ware, it was impossible to dispense with the formality of having the box opened and examined at the Public Store. It was at that point in the charge of the storekeeper who promised to take the greatest care of it until the appraisal was completed. Laws rendered this inconvenience and delay altogether unavoidable. Asked if Susan knew of the particular quantity of articles contained in the box. Received a letter from Julian Niemcewicz dated August 25 from Hamburg.

People mentioned: Julian Niemcewicz

Author/Creator

Henry Gahn

Recipient

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

Creation Date

1802-11-18

Creation Date

11-18-1802

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

New York, New Yorkk

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

Henry Gahn to Susan U. Niemcewicz, November 18, 1802

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