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Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Ursino, Elizabeth Town, NJ to Jacob Morris, her father addressed to Butternutts, Ostego, NY. She wrote about her grief and gave updates on the family.
People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, John Kean (JK1814), Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Christine Alexander William Kean, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Baker, Mr. Penningotn, Dr. Watts, Miss Clay, Mrs. Bartlett, Mr. Mamrke (?), Brother Lee, John Cox Morris, Betsey
Notable Quote: "I try to submit to the all wise through heart sending decree of my Heavenly Father, but at times I feel so entirely prostrated that I am unable to attend to anything- how dark and inscrutable are the ways of Provence. My trails and afflictions are greater than any person in the whole circle of my acquaintance, but I suppose not more than I deserve & I desire to submit to them"
Sarah Sabina Kean, formerly Sarah Sabina Morris, and later Sarah Sabina Baker (1788-1878)
Jacob Morris (1755-1844)
Ursino, Elizabeth Town, County of Essex, NJ
Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3
Kean, Sarah S.. Sarah Sabina Kean to Jacob Morris, December 2, 1828. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1820s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1820s/16
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