Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He states that in accordance with John Kean's will the conveyances to Peter are in Barnwell's name and will go to Peter when he turns 21.
People included: John Kean (JK 1755), Peter Philip James Kean
Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz. He talks about sending her money for his bonds and discusses different lands in South Carolina.
People Included: Peter Philip James Kean, Ricketts family
Places Included: Parris Island
Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. The letter was delivered to Susan by his nephew James Cuthbert. Barnwell is awaiting her reply to his previous letter.
Places included: Northwardly
Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz. His discussed his health and how he had been unable to use his hands and thus unable to write for several months. Susan had transmitted him some deeds for property in Georgia and he said that M. Stephens would be a better fit to manage it. He also discusses John Kean's will and rent due on Parris Island.
People Included: M. Stephens, Jane Grove, John Kean (JK1755), John Barnwell, Peter Philip James Kean
Places Included: Georgia, Barbers Island, Parris Island
Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, NJ. Peter Philip James Kean will visit Beaufort shortly and stay with Barnwell to see the property he has inherited.
Places Included: New York, Northwardly
Peter Philip James Kean12-16-1808
Peter Kean wrote from Charleston, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his mother, in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Peter arrived in Charleston the day before and tells her of his plans and the people he will see there.
People Included: Judge Grimke, R. Izard, William Hayward, General Pickney
Places Included: Beaufort
Peter Philip James Kean12-28-1808
Peter Kean wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his mother, in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He describes to her his journey from Charleston and arrival in Beaufort. He discusses at length possible plans for the property he has inherited and what its value is. He plans to go to the property in Georgia after South Carolina. He asks her to send copies of releases right away to him.
People Included: Robert Barnwell, John Barnwell, Mrs. Barnwell, Judge Grimke, Mr. Greyson, Philip Peter Livingston, Mr. Jay, Mrs. Bells
Places Included: New York, Albany, Parris Island, Georgia,
Bejamin Strong and Archibald Gracie12-19-1808
Certification by Benjamin Strong and Archibald Gracie regarding the election of trustees for the Presbyterian Religious Society in Cedar Street, City of New York. The certification also states that they were to now be known as The Presbyterian Church in Cedar Street.
People Included: Oliver Wolcott, Selah Strong, Elisha Cait, Lynde Catlin, Ebenezer Stevens, Caleb S. Riggs, William Codman, William Lovett
unknown Mrs. Barnet10-14-1807
Mrs. Barnet wrote from Bordeaux, France to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.She talks at great length about trade regulations and the impact of the Napoleonic Wars on trade in Europe. Mrs. Barnet is the mother of J.C. Barnet, a friend of Julian Ursin Niemcewicz.
People Included: Peter Philip James Kean, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, J.C. Barnet, Mrs. Armstrong, Altha
Places Included: Paris, Poland
Christine Biddle wrote from an unknown location to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.She apologizes for not writing sooner and discusses problems she has been having with servants (possibly enslaved). She also says that she plans to head up to West Point and would like to visit Peter in Princeton and stay Susan and Julian in Elizabethtown either on her way there or back.
People Included: Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Peter Philip James Kean, Thomas Biddle, Nelly
Places Included: Princeton, West Point
Henry Brockholst Livingston10-27-1806
Henry Brockholst Livingston wrote from New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his cousin, in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He is asking Susan to talk with Mrs. Hylton about his daughter traveling with her to Jamaica. Susan's response is on the back telling Brockholst he should bring his daughters to Elizabethtown so they can meet Mrs. Hylton.She also recomends his daughter bring a black woman to Jamaica rather than a white woman as "the latter are very troublesome in Jamaica"
People Included: Mr. Armstrong, Mrs. Hylton
Places Included: Jamaica
James Otto Ricketts06-24-1806
James Otto Ricketts wrote from Bromley, London to James Ricketts, his father, addressed to John Jackson, Esq. near Hammersmith, London. He wrote that the end of the term was coming up and outlined what he had studied. He said that after the term he planned to travel to Hammersmith and wanted to meet his friends and father there. He mentioned Mr. and Mrs. Dean sent their best wishes to their family and the Jacksons.
Maria E.P. Ricketts03-05-1806
Maria E.P. Ricketts wrote from Otto House, Hammersmith in London to Christine Williams at Walnut Street in Philadelphia. Maria is currently in London having spent time in Bath with Susan Ursin Niemcewicz. She also met a young man named R. Peters who claimed he was engaged, but would not tell the name of his fiancee.
People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Mrs. Elliot, R. Peters
Places included: Bath, Clifton, Hyde Park
Maria E.P. Ricketts03-06-1806
Maria E.P. Ricketts wrote from Hammersmith, London to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, NJ. She talks about her travels in England and what she has been up to. In the original she also enclosed a letter for Peter Kean and apologizes for it being so short.
People Included:Peter Philip James Kean, Mrs. Elliot, Mrs. Dayton, Mrs. Kennedy, Phil, mentions the Prince who is presumably Prince George (Future King George IV),
Places mentioned: Bath, Bristol, Portland Place
J.C. Barnet wrote from Paris to an unknown person, possibly Julian Ursin Niemcewicz. He requests that the recipient ask Mr. Woolsey if he recieved his letter and Power of Attorney. If not Barnet asks the recipient to swear an oath before a magistrate so that he can receive and send him an instrument through the French Consul.
People included: Mr. Woolsey, Mr. Baldwin
Places Included: French Consul, New York
J.C. Barnet wrote from Paris to Julian Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
People Included: Colonel Mercer
Places included: Cherbourg, Marseille
Robert Barnwell, address unknown, wrote to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz regarding late payments on his bonds and that he was unable to pay what he owed her for the previous and current year.
People included: Richetts Family
Bill of sale from Tobias Boudinot of Newark to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz of Elizabethtown for the sale of an enslaved girl named Eve who was about fourteen for $175.
A. Morris wrote from Mount Airy, NY to Sarah Sabina Morris, addressed to Butternuts, Ostego County, NY. She wrote to Sarah about races in Harleam and expressed gratitude that Sarah's father, Jacob Morris's broken leg did not kill him.
People Included: Eliza, General Jacob Morris
Places Included: Harleam
Indenture between John Schenck and Aaron Pitney for the sale of land in Lower Freehold County, NJ.
William Armstrong wrote to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz asking her for a loan on $20. On the reverse side of the letter she wrote a copy of her reply agreeing to loan him the money. No addressed were included
Philip Peter Livingston01-19-1804
Power of Attorney from Philip Livingston to his brother-in-law James Ricketts. This gave James the power to sell and transfer to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, bonds held in trust for her by Philip, her brother.
Philip Peter Livingston11-11-1804
Philip Livingston wrote from New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his sister. He wrote to her to congratulate her on her return from Europe. There is a response from Susan on the third page saying she will see him next week.
Bill of sale in Bergen County, New Jersey by Henry Masicar to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz for the sale of a enslaved woman named Sarah and her son and daughter for the sum of 100 pounds.
Sarah Sabina Morris06-22-1804
Sarah Sabina Morris wrote from Butternuts, NY to Mary Ann Morris, her sister, in Cooperstown, NY. Sarah thanked Mary for some items she sent home, gave updates on their parents, and asked for a muffin recipe. In the postscript she mentioned that Mary's enslaved woman is well and asked when Mary will come home, but her name is not given.
People Include: Jacob Morris, Mary Cox Morris, Mrs. Cooper, Isaac, Mr. Pemroy
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