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William Stephens wrote from Savannah, Georgia to Susan Kean at Cranes Farm in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Stephens informed Susan that the Wharf Lot that was conveyed in trust to her and Peter, was in demand and an offer was made to improve it, on a building lease with a ground rent for no less than 8 or 10 years. Was of the opinion that it would be advisable to have it done. Stephens sketched a short authority for the purpose that he included at the end of the letter.
People mentioned: Peter Kean
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Stephens, William. William Stephens to Susan Kean, March 20, 1800. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/97
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