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Thomas S. Grimke wrote from Charleston, SC to Peter Kean, addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ. He congratulated Peter on his marriage and wrote about politics. There was a new land tax proposed by Congress that might include slaves to help pay for the War of 1812. Many South Carolinians were upset about it and felt resentment towards the northern states.
People Included: Sarah Sabina Kean, Aaron Burr
Places Included: France, Great Britain
Thomas S. Grimke (1786-1834)
Peter Philip James Kean (1788-1828)
Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3
Grimke, Thomas S.. Thomas S. Grimke to Peter Kean, December 27, 1813. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1810s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1810s/58
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