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Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Peter Kean, and Sarah Louisa Jay Kean wrote from Lebanon, NY to Sarah Sabina Kean, addressed to Ursino, near Elizabethtown, NJ. They wrote about their trip and places they visited in Lebanon. A section of the letter is missing.

People Included: John Kean (JK1814), Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Christine Alexander William Kean, Mrs. Sedgwick, Betsey

Places Included: Itaker Village at Hancock


Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, later Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Fish (1815-1887)

Peter Philip James Kean (1788-1828)

Sarah Louisa Jay Kean (1818-1828)


Sarah Sabina Kean, formerly Sarah Sabina Morris, and later Sarah Sabina Baker (1788-1878)

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Document Type



Lebanon, NY


The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1686-1847. The bulk of the collection is related to Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz (1759-1833). The Livingston and Kean families frequently corresponded and held accounts with other prominent colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabethtown, Philadelphia, New York City, upstate New York, England, France, and Poland. A small portion of the collection includes correspondence with early Virginia families, unrelated to the Livingston and Kean families.

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3


This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Peter Kean, and Sarah Louisa Jay Kean to Sarah Sabina Kean, September 8, 1828


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