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Various letters written by Peter Kean from Albany and Elizabeth Town to business partners and friends. Some of the letters deal with the management and sales of his property in South Carolina and Georgia while some are personal correspondence. The majority of the letters are written from Elizabeth Town, NJ with some on the earlier ones being written from Albany, NY.

Recipients Include: William Palmer, Robert Barnwell, William Jay, William Stephens, Richard W. Habersham, J. V. Henry, James M. Wayne, John Barnwell, Jacob Southerland, Maria, John Faucheraud Grimke, Bleeker & Biqurik


Peter Philip James Kean (1788-1828)

Creation Date

July 29, 1809- June 11, 1810

Document Type



Albany, NY, Elizabeth Town, County of Essex, NJ


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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 2


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Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Peter Kean's Letterbook, July 29, 1809- June 11, 1810