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Peter Kean kept a journal during a trip from Ursino, Elizabethtown, NJ to Butternuts, Otsego County, NY. He was joined by Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, his mother, for part of the journey. Presumably, Sarah Sabina Kean, his wife, accompanied him but she is not directly mentioned.

People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Mrs. Cooper, Catherine Cooper, Catherine M., Dr. and Mrs. Watts, Mr. Rudyar, Gorhen

Places Included: Edgerston, New York, Blancetts, Hopper, Ramapough, Ramapough Creek, Shawanquak, Montgomery, Haebrooks. Springstern, Walkill, Kingston, Catikill Mountains, Balltown, Albany, Brunswick, Barhayts, Cooperstown, Huntington,


Peter Philip James Kean (1788-1828)

Creation Date

August 16-21, 1813

Document Type



Ursino, Elizabethtown, County of Essex, NJ to Butternuts, Otsego County, NY


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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3


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Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Peter Kean Travel Journal, August 16-21, 1813


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