Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Peter Philip James Kean, and Sarah Sabina Kean01-22-1828
Julian Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Peter Kean, and Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Ursino, Elizabethtown, NJ to John Kean (JK1814) addressed to New York, NY. Julia wrote about an upcoming reading party, a pending visit from their grandfather, and other family news. Peter wrote complimenting John on his improved handwriting and correcting the spelling in his letter. He also gave some updates about home. Sarah has a short note at the end instructing him not to wear a shirt that was sent as it is the wrong one.
People Included: Cousin Mary, Betsey, Julia Lawrence, Cousin Palmer, Julia Palmer, Jacob Morris, Christine Alexander William Kean, Sally Jay, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz
Places Included: Philadelphia, PA, Butternutts, NY, Connecticut
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Louisa Jay Kean, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, and Sarah Sabina Kean to John Kean, January 30, 1828
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Louisa Jay Kean, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, and Sarah Sabina Kean01-30-1828
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Louisa Jay Kean, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, and Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Ursino to John Kean, their brother, grandson, and son, addressed to Mr. Peugnat's Office NY American, New York. Julia recounted in detail a party the family had held a few days prior. Sarah Louisa wrote mostly about their little sister Christine William Alexander Kean. Susan and Sarah expressed their pleasure at his continued hard study and enjoyment of history.
People Included: Peter Philip James Kean, Jacob Morris, Mr. Salter, Thomas Dayton, Mary Dehart, Frances Chetwood, Elizabeth Chetwood, Cousin Palmer, Mrs. Palmer, Julia, Cousin Phebe, Matt Dayton, Ann Gorhiem, Mr and Mrs. Pyne, Fanny, Mrs. General Scott, Madame Peugnat, Emily Peugnat
Places Included: New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Sarah Sabina Kean04-11-1828
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Sarah Sabina Kean wrote to John Kean, addressed to New York, NY.
People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Helen Watts, Mr. and Mrs. Stuyvesant, Miss Clay, Julia, Madam Peugnet, Dr. Watts, Emily Peugnet, Peter Philip James Ken, Euphemia Johnson Morris
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz to John Kean, February 7, 1828
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz02-07-1828
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from Ursino, Elizabethtown, 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
Peter Philip James Kean07-10-1828
Peter Kean wrote from Ursino to F. Roumage, address not included. He wrote that he would immediately attend to Roumage's request from the day before
People Included: Jonathan J. Chetwood
Peter Philip James Kean02-03-1828
Peter Kean wrote from Philadelphia, PA to John Kean, his son, addressed to the Brothers Peugnat, New York. Peter had just arrived in Philadelphia and told John to keep working hard at his studies and gave him the names of people to visit.
People Included: Tom Biddle, Biddle Family, Sarah Sabina Kean, Lady Mary Watts, Dr. Watts, Beverly Robinson, William (Robinson?), Mrs. Jay, Cox Family
Peter Philip James Kean and Jonathan J. Chetwood07-14-1828
Peter Kean wrote to Jonathan J. Chetwood, address not included, regarding papers and money connected to the Orange Spring property. There is a response from Chetwood at the top of the letter in which he said he received the money from the Orange Spring Company and paid what he owed to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz via the Elizabethtown Bank.
Peter Philip James Kean and Sarah Sabina Kean03-27-1828
Peter Kean and Sarah Sabina Kean wrote form Ursino to John Kean, their son, addressed to Misters Peugnat's Office NY American, New York. They wrote that they were excited to see him soon and wished him a happy birthday.
People Included: L. Peugnat, Mrs Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Peugnat
Sarah Louisa Jay Kean05-11-1828
Sarah Louisa Jay Kean wrote from Ursino, Elizabethtown, NJ to Sarah Sabina Kean, her mother, addressed to Philadelphia, PA. She updated her mother on what was going on at home and asked if she could come to Philadelphia.
People Included: John Cox Morris, Miss Sheldon, Julia, Christine Alexander William Kean, Mrs. Hunt, Judge Richard Morris, Thomas Biddle, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Betsey, Becky
Places Included: Philadelphia
Sarah Sabina Kean12-24-1828
Indenture Sarah Sabina Kean, Administrator of Peter Kean with Jared Nelson and Elihu Price, Jr. in which Sarah leased land in Elizabethtown to the two men.
Sarah Sabina Kean12-10-1828
An inventory of the possessions of Peter Philip James Kean upon his death, created by Sarah Sabina Kean, his wife. The inventory includes bonds, furniture, maderia wine, and agricultural equipment owner by Peter and their value.
People Included:Richard Townley, Charles Davis, George K. Drake, Jacob Drake, Emphram Schidder, Robert Watts, Luther Bradish, Jacob W. Morris, Jacob Morris, Rev. Asa Miller, Asa R. Hillger, M. Ogden, Smith Schidder, John M. Trumbull
Sarah Sabina Kean12-02-1828
Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Ursino, Elizabethtown, 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 Kean07-28-1828
Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Butternutts, NY to John Kean, her son, addressed to New York, NY. She heard that he visited his Grandmother and discussed her visit to her parents.
People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Christine Alexander William Kean, Dr. Davis, Dr. Trevor, Mr. Pregnut, Cousin Catherine, William, Denny, Harry
Sarah Sabina Kean04-06-1828
Sarah Sabina Kean wrote from Ursino to Mrs. Rutherford, her aunt, addressed to Demy Chapel. She wrote that she did not have time to write because her husband, Peter Philip James Kean, was sick. She enclosed a PS from her father Jacob Morris.
People Included: Eliza, Mary Cox Morris
Places Included: Edgerston, NJ
Beverly Robinson wrote from New York, NY to Peter Kean, addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ. He wrote about accusations made by Henry Gahn in connection with a court case between him and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz and about lending money.
Beverly Robinson wrote from New York, NY to Peter Kean addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ. He wrote regarding an ongoing legal case between Henry Gahn and Mrs. Gahn and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz.
A list of accounts and papers related to Peter Philip James Kean delievered to Beverly Robinson by Mr. Pennington.
People Included: Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, J. Kearny, R. Watts, Hudson G. Ried + Co. Julia Lawrence
F. Roumage wrote to Peter Kean, addressed to Elizabethtown regarding house rent. The letter was written in French.
Theodore Sedgwick wrote from Stockbridge, MA to Peter Stuyvesant, addressed to No. 623 Broadway, New York, NY. He wrote that Peter Philip James Kean and his daughter Sarah Louisa Jay Kean were very sick in Lebanon, NY. It was expected Sarah would recover, but not Peter.
People Included: Mr. Dayton, Mrs. Sedgwick
Places Included: Elizabethtown, NJ
Urania E. Sheldon10-06-1828
Urania E. Sheldon wrote from Greenwich, NY to Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Sarah Louisa Jay Kean, addressed to Ursino, near Elizabethtown, NJ. Urania does not yet know of the death of Peter Kean as she wrote of how fortunate they were to have such wonderful parents and asked the girls to send them her regards. She asked Julia about the wedding of George Chetwood and asked about Susan Ursin Niemcewicz health. It is important to note that this letter was written on the day Sarah Louisa Jay Kean passed.
People Included: Christine Alexander William Kean, George Chetwood, Julia Palmer, Sarah Sabina Kean, Peter Philip James Kean, Miss Clay, Cynthia, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz
Thomas Slater and J.C. Pearson10-03-1828
Thomas Slater wrote from Lebanon, NY to Jacob Morris, addressed to Butternutts, Ostego County, NY to inform him of the death of Peter Kean, his son-in-law, the day before. Attached to this letter is another one dated May 25, 1931 it is addressed to Christine Griffin Kean Roosevelt, Peter's granddaughter, from J.C. Pearson. Pearson had sent her the previous letter and offered to sell it to her for $2.
People Included: Peter Philip James Kean, Sarah Sabina Kean, Mr. Dayton, Mr. Palmer
Henry I. Williams10-02-1828
Henry I. Williams wrote to Peter Kean, addressed to Urisno, near Elizabethtown, NJ. He wrote to advise Peter to sell Susan Ursin Niemcewicz's house in Philadelphia to John Cadwaladin. Peter Kean never would have read this letter as he died the same day it was written.
People Included: Miss. Binney, Mr. Binney
Henry I. Williams02-15-1828
An account of Peter Kean and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz with Henry I. Williams seemingly related to their house in Philadelphia. It is accompanied by brief note.
People Included: Phineas Bell
George Wood wrote from New Brunswick to John J. Chetwood, addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ regarding the death of Peter Kean.
People Included: Sarah Sabina Kean, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz
E. Rosa Armstrong09-16-1827
E. Rosa Armstrong wrote to Peter Kean, her cousin, addressed to Ursino. Her mother had called Rosa to her bedside several times the night before in distress because she did not have a will. She told Rosa to ask Peter Kean in the morning to draw one up.
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