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Sarah Sabina Kean and Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote from Ursino, Elizabethtown, NJ to John Kean, care of Mr. Peugnet, address not included.John was supposed to visit but could not because of the weather.

People Included: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, Dr. Stevens, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Mrs. Palmer, Mr. Adams, Mary Ricketts, Miss Clay, Betsey, Emily, Robert, Madam Peugnet, Cousin Julia,


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

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


John Kean (1814-1895)

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Ursino, Elizabethtown, County of Essex, NJ


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


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Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

Sarah Sabina Kean and Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean to John Kean, January 29, 1829


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