Susan Ursin Niemcewicz03-11-1804
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Elizabethtown, New Jersey to Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, her husband, in Paris, France. The letter was to be sent to Baltimore first and then forwarded to Paris. She expresses concern that she has not heard from Julian, but blames the Napoleonic Wars. She gives him updates on herself, Peter Kean, and their family.
People Included: Philip Peter Livingston, Peter Philip James Kean, Otto LaForest, Mrs. LaForest, Mr. DeSartess
Enslaved People: Tomas
Places included: New York, Paris
Philip Peter Livingston07-01-1803
Philip Livingston wrote from New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his sister, in Elizabethtown. In the letter he discusses her dividend from last quarter as well as some Bank Shares that were held in trust for her. He also discusses his health and how he has been sick for the past month.
People Included: Charles Ludlow, Herman LeRoy
Philip Peter Livingston and Peter Philip James Kean11-19-1803
Philip Livingston wrote from New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his sister, in Elizabethtown. He says his health has no improved and he has not been able to get any exercise as he has been confined to his house. He sends her dividends from her stocks. Also enclosed was a short note from Peter Kean promising he will try to set up in society and "be discreet in [his] words and actions"
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz08-14-1803
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Bardfeld, Hungaria to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his wife, in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He had been sending and receiving correspondence through Hamburg, however due to the Napoleonic Wars the port was being blockaded. As a result he had not heard from Susan since January. He is visiting Hungaria on advice from his physician and anticipates being home by Christmas. The letter was sent to Samuel Williams in London and he forwarded it to Susan.
Places included: Hamburg, Paris, Hungaria
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz12-26-1803
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Elizabethtown, New Jersey to Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, her husband. She updates him on their family affair, Peter Kean's education, and local gossip. She also talks at length about the enslaved people they hold, their different temperaments and how they are doing. She hopes Julian returns soon as she does not like doing work and improvements on buildings without his consult.
People included: Herman LeRoy, Philip Peter Livingston, Peter Philip James Kean, Jerome Bonaparte, Colonel Williams, Mr. Masson, Mrs. B, Mariah Richetts, Mr. Ghan, Mr. Hamilton, Charlotte Princess Royal
Enslaved People: Tomas, Philip, Philip's Mother
Places Included: Philadelphia, Baltimore, Warsaw, Hungary, Hamburg
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz11-01-1803
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Elizabethtown, New Jersey to Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, her husband. Due to the ongoing Napoleonic Wars she has been unable to receive any of his letters or packages since July and at this point Julian has been gone for 16 months and she worried the war would delay his return. She updates him on what has been happening at home and talks about the Yellow Fever epidemic.
People Included: Captain Armstrong and Mrs. Armstrong, Mr. Ghan, Marquis Family, Mrs. Rivers, Mrs. Bellasize, Henrietta on the Hill, Mrs. Rutgers
Notable Quote: "Capt. & Mrs Armstrong have been with us for eight week with their little girl, who has suffered by the whooping cough, happily our little black children have escaped it & my whole family are free from indisposition"
Shipping receipt for book sent John Robertson to W. Wiston, addressed to Philadelphia.
Robert Barnwell wrote from Beaufort, South Carolina to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He and his nephew had arrived in Beaufort and reports to Susan that they had a bad season for crops due to caterpillars and early severe frost.
Placed included: North Carolina
Receipt sent from Leonard Bleeker to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz for New York shares amounting $384.
Branch Bank of the United States, NY01-23-1802
Receipt sent from the Branch Bank of the United States in New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz saying they received her check of $575.
LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers09-21-1802
Receipt sent by LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers in New York to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz for financial transactions done on her behalf.
A bill of sale from Richard Tunisson to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz for the sale of a black boy names Tomas for $306.25. Richard Tunisson and Cornelius Tunisson were the executors of Abraham Tunisson, which Tomas was considered part of.
People Included: Tomas, Cornelius Tunisson, Abraham Tunisson, James Richette, Cath. Wilkinson
Places Included: Somerset in the Township of Bridgewater
Philip Peter Livingston04-01-1801
Philip Livingston wrote from New York, to his sister, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, in Elizabethtown, NJ. He sent her a check for money she was owed.
People included: Mr. Edgar
Philip Peter Livingston08-10-1801
Philip Livingston wrote from Greenburgh, NY, to his sister, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, NJ regarding her United States Bank shares and his debt interest.
People Included: LeRoy & Bayard, Herman LeRoy, William Bayard, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Mr and Mrs Richetts
Places included: Newark, Hackensack
Philip Peter Livingston03-06-1801
Philip Livingston wrote from New York to his sister, Susan Niemcewwicz, address not included. She had sent him a letter through her husband and Mr. LeRoy presumably about gain access to some bank shares. He assures her he will get it done and mentions that while his health is not great his "attacks" are not as bad as they once were. Names included: Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Herman LeRoy, Peter Kean, John Kean (1755), General Clarkson, Mr. Shipman, Mr. and Mrs Richetts
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz11-15-1801
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from New York, to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his wife, in Elizabethtown, NJ. He told her that he was unable to purchase stock as there was none on the market, but he deposited money in the bank for her and panned to try again tomorrow.
People Included: Herman LeRoy
Elias Budinot wrote from Philadelphia to James Morris, address not included. The letter originally included two deeds for Lord Perth to execute.
People Included: Mr. Chalpmess, Lord Perth, Mr. Shimicy
Places Included: Burlington, NJ
Vanderhorst & Miller04-08-1800
Vanderhorst & Miller wrote from Charleston to Philip Livingston, addressed to New York, NY. They wrote that they were sending, on behalf of Robert Barnwell, Mr. William S. Robinson's bill, favor of Jonathan Coit to be deposited in Susan Kean's account.
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