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Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Ursino, Elizabeth Town, NJ to John Kean (JK1814), addressed to New York, NY. Julia wrote with updates on family activities, Sarah wrote that she was pleased with his desire to have his letters corrected, inquired about his health and gave updates on Christine. Susan wrote briefly at the bottom that she hopes he writes frequently as that is the best way to improve.

People Included: Peter Philip James Kean, Thomas Biddle, Jacob Morris, Phebe Ogden, Pyne, Cousin Palmer, Julia Palmer, Cousin Mary, Lily (?), Sheldon, Sally, Mrs. Barber, Miss Chapman, Cousin Rosa, Emily, Mr. Peugnet


Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, later Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Fish (1816-1887)

Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)

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


John Kean (1814-1895)

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Ursino, Elizabeth Town, County of Essex, NJ


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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3


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Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz to John Kean, February 7, 1828


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