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Susan U. Niemcewicz wrote from Elizabethtown, New Jersey to Julian Niemcewicz in Warsaw, Poland. Not a single letter from the British Packets arrived to relieve Susan’s anxiety of not hearing from her husband, Julian. Susan purchased the lot on the road en route to Mr. Ricketts’s with the little apple orchard from Mrs. Ogden so that Julian would have more room to experiment with gardening. Feared they would not be able to have a Hot House like their neighbor, his peaches were quite large and the figs were in a very promising situation. Mrs. Church recovered her spirits since the death of Alexander and began to host parties as usual. Offered their house for sale but no one had made proposals. Planned to have all of her black family inoculated. Peter wished for books; Susan requested the books be in large print so that she could enjoy the satisfaction of reading them. Discussed their mutual friends and acquaintances.
People mentioned: Mrs. Dayton, Dr. Ross, Mrs. Wilkinson, Mrs. Angelica Church, Mrs. Ogden, and Mr. Ballasize, This document also refers to servants Tom and Betty.
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz (1758-1841)
Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz (1758-1841)
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)
Elizabethtown, New Jersey
Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 2
Niemcewicz, Julian. Susan U. Niemcewicz to Julian Niecewicz, March 7, 1803. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/241
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