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Henry Gahn wrote from New York, New York to Susan Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Assumed Susan received letters from their “absent friend,” Julian Niemcewicz. Gahn received a letter from Julian from the Springs of Barfeld in Hungary and complained he heard no news from Susan since the 1st of January and that the English had blown up the Elbe. Julian did not know which way to take to return to America until he received an answer from Paris. Gahn was convinced Julian would not return until the following Spring. Hoped that Mrs. Ricketts received the cards and a bond box sent by Mrs. Armstrong. Susan drafted a response on the third page of this letter where she informed Gahn that she did receive a letter from Julian. Confirmed that Mrs. Ricketts received the bond box and cards.

People mentioned: Julian Niemcewicz and Mrs. Ricketts.


Henry Gahn (d. 1828)


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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Henry Gahn to Susan Niemcewicz, December 13, 1803


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