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Sarah Sabina Baker wrote from Butternuts to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, her mother-in-law, addressed to Bellville, NJ. She wrote that she did not like that Susan was alone all the time at Ursino and that when she returned to her home at 19 Bond Street, New York she would start getting a room ready for her. She then wrote about different parties and places she had attended while visiting her family.

People Included: Mrs. Rutgers, Cousin Julia (Julia Lawrence?), William Baker, Peter, Sarah, Lewis, Dr. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Stuyvesant, Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Watts, Aunt Nancy, Aunt Sally, Mr. Stout, Dr. Spring, Betsey, Lewis Lee Morris, Mr. Brooke, Mrs.. Kember, Christine Alexander William Kean, Mr. Saffery, Anthony Rutgers, Sally Rutgers, John Kean, Morris Cooper, Philemon Baker Eliza Baker

Places Included: Utica, Ursino, Elizabeth Town, NJ


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


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

Creation Date

September 13, between 1831-1833

Document Type



Butternuts, Otsego County, NY


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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 3


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Sarah Sabina Baker to Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, September 13, 183?


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