Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean06-28-1834
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote John Kean, her brother, addressed to Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ. She wrote about an upcoming trip to Scholley's Mountain as well as an Opera the family had attended. She said there was no real news to share except the "loss of the excellent old friend of America, the last hero of the revolution", which mostly likely refered to Gilbert du Motier the Marquis de Lafayette.
People Included: Mrs. Peal, Mary Baker, William Baker, Mrs. Ellery, Sarah Sabina Baker, Christine Alexander William Kean, Eliza Baker, Julia Slidele, Dr. Rose, Mr. Burgury, Maria Murray, Captin Rerey, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Shersay, Mrs. John Jay
Places Included: Schooley's Mountain
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean06-03-1834
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote from New York to John Kean, her brother, addressed to Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ. She updated him on all the local news and gossip including who was engaged and getting married.
People Included:William Baker, Philemon Baker, Mary Baker, Mrs. Farmer, Mrs. Widdington, Miss De Wolf, Mr. Stewart, Miss Salles, Silas E. Burrous, Miss Bess, John Jacob Aster, Miss Sands, Mrs. Prime, Catherine Wilkins, Mr. Phelps, Riggs Family, Julia Anna, Elizabeth, George Turner, Henry Robinson, Mr. Collins, Looe Baker, Sarah Sabina Baker
Places Include: Shops Neck, Schooley's Mountain
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean03-16-1834
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote from New York to John Kean, her brother, addressed to Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ. Mary, Philemon, and Betsey set sail for New Orleans on the Mississippi that day. Julia wrote about what she had been doing and a Catholic mass she and her friends had attended.
People Included: Mary Baker, Philemon Baker, Betsey, Julia Shidell, Julia Preggs, Mr. Bacon, Walter Rutherfurd, Dr. Hawk, Dr. Rose, Miss Lynch, Mrs. Chegary, Elle Duer, William Baker, Mary Cooper, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean03-26-1834
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz wrote from New York to John Kean, her brother, addressed to Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ. She wrote updates about people and what she was doing. Julia was upset with John for presumably disturbing the gravesite of a Black man and suggested that he enroll in a phrenology lecture. Julia herself wanted to take a phrenology class, but would not have the money to attend until April.
People Included: Mrs. Riggs, Sabina Slidell, Mrs. Cooper. Dr. Adams, Dr. Washington, Lucey W. Boggs, Mr. Newell, Alexander Watts, Mrs. Townsend, Mr. Bacon, Sarah Sabina Baker
Places Included: Philadelphia, PA
Receipt from John Page to Thomas B.C. Dayton, addressed to Elizabethtown, NJ, regarding leather and tanning supplies, and lumber.
Henry Stoddard and Joseph Crane08-29-1834
Henry Stoddard and Joseph Crane wrote from Dayton, OH to George C. Thomas, address not included. They sent a copy of the deed for land in Ohio owned by the late Susan Ursin Niemcewicz.
People Included: M.D. Pettibone
H.G. Tume wrote to John Kean, addressed to Princeton, NJ. He had been expecting a letter from John but never got one. He wrote about some of their mutual friends.
Thomas S. Earle06-07-1832
Receipt from Thomas S. Earle to William Mitchele for calico fabric and hose for $3.51.
A list of china and glasses sorted by color. The last page of the document is a modern typed transcript of the list.
Statement of account including money in Elizabethtown Bank, New York Bank, Caleb O. Halsted & Company, George C. Thomas for services, New Hope & Delaware Bridge Company Stock.
Looe Baker wrote from Elizabethtown to John Kean, addressed to Highland School, Putnam County, NY. Looe had purchased No. 19 Bond Street for the family and they were moving in on May 1, until then they spent their time split between Ursino and Wheat Sheaf. John was a candidate to enter Princeton in November 1831.
People Included: James Carnahan, Sarah Sabina Baker, Mr. Fisher, Adolphus Watson, Philemon Baker, Eliza Baker, Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Mr. Pyne,
Places Included: New Orleans, LA
Essex Orphan Court Accounts of Sarah S. Baker, late Sarah S. Kean, Admistratrix of Peter Kean, deceased, 1831
Sarah Sabina Baker01-01-1831
A listing of accounts related to Peter Philip James Kean's estate filed with the Essex Count yOrphan Court by Sarah Sabina Baker, his wife, and administrator of his estate. The accounts go from December 10, 1828, to sometime in 1831.
Sarah Sabina Baker01-17-1831
Sarah Sabina Kean wrote a check to E. C. Reynolds for $10.26 from the State Bank at Elizabethtown.
Sarah Sabina Baker02-01-1831
Sarah Sabina Baker wrote from Ursino to John Kean, her son, addressed to Highland School, Cold Spring, Putnam County, NY. Sarah and he new husband, Looe Baker, had been looking for a new house on Bond Street, New York, NY but had not found anything yet. She said that Looe had gotten to requisites to attend Princeton and would send them along. She also mentioned William Palmer who had been confined to a hospital in Philadelphia, seemingly with some type of mental illness.
People Included: Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, Looe Baker, Mr. Wilkinson, Dr. Stevens, Cousin Catherine, Mr. Stuyvesant, Dr. Watts, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, E. Rosa Armstrong, Dounwond, Philemon, Clement, Eliza, Mr. Carnaham, Maria Palmer, William Palmer, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Mr. Lawrence, Betsey, Christine Alexander William Kean
James Burnet & Co.01-21-1831
A receipt from James Burnet & Co. to John Kean for pantaloons totaling $7.25.
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean02-11-1831
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote to John Kean, her brother, addressed to Highland School, Putnam County, NY. She wrote about foreign news including the Polish Revolution and their step-grandfather Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, unrest in France, and growing problems between England and Ireland. She gave updates on the family and said that Looe Baker purchased a house on Bond Street.
People Included: Clopieki, Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Looe Baker, Sarah Sabina Baker, Miss Proctor, Mrs. Palmer, Julia, Mr. Rutgers, Mary Baker, Dr. Watts, William Palmer, Christine Alexander William Kean, Eliza Baker, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, E. Rosa Armstrong, Mr. Lawrence,
Places Included: New York, Wheat Sheaf,
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean02-05-1831
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean wrote to John Kean, her brother, addressed to Mr. Watson's at Cold Spring, Putnam County, NY. She updated him on family and friends in Elizabethtown. She also wrote about the Polish Revolution and how their step-grandfather, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, was being called the Lafayette of Poland. Susan Ursin Niemcewicz was worried for his safety and that he might be arrested and spend his final years in prison.
People Included: Sarah Sabina Baker, John Rutherfurd, Christine Alexander William Kean, Clermont Baker, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Lawrence Family, Palmer Family
Places Included: Wheat Sheaf, New York
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Sarah Sabina Baker02-15-1831
Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Sarah Sabina Baker wrote from Wheat Sheaf to John Kean, their brother, and son, addressed to Highland School, Cold Spring, Putnam County, NY. Julia's portion of the letter is in French. Sarah updated John about family and friends including the death of Dr. Watts and that William Palmer seemed to be recovering and "writes rationally to his mother."
People Included: Julia Palmer, Anthony Rutgers, Dr. Watts, Looe Baker, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, Christine Alexander William Kean, Eliza Baker, Mr. Lawrence, Cousin Peggy, Dr. and Mrs. Davis, William Palmer
Places Included: St. Ives, Ursino, Edgerston
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz and Sarah Sabina Baker08-05-1831
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz and Sarah Sabina Baker wrote from New York to John Kean, their grandson, and son addressed to Highland School, Cold Spring, NY. Susan wrote about the death of Clement Baker, and Julian Ursin Niemcewicz's election as a senator in Poland. Sarah was pleased to hear John would be entering Princeton in November.
People Included: Mrs. Rutgers, William Baker, Clement Baker, Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, Christine Alexander William Kean, Adolphus Watson
Places Included: Elizabethtown, NJ
T & W Parsons01-20-1831
A receipt from T & W Parsons to Sarah Baker for shoes for her son John Kean.
Abraham Baldwin wrote to Sarah Sabina Kean addressed to near Elizabethtown, NJ regarding a mortgage.
People Included: Josiah Baldwin, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz
Bank of New York04-29-1830
An account of cash lodged in the Bank of New York to the credit of Peter Kean. The note on the back was written by Susan Ursin Niemcewicz.
People Included: J. Winne
Charles Beck wrote from Highland School to James M. Wayne, addressed to Washington. He wrote to accept John Kean as a student at Highland School.
People Included: Sarah Sabina Kean
Dr. Charles Beck wrote from Highland School to Sarah Sabina Kean addressed to Ursino, Elizabethtown, NJ. He wrote to give a progress report on her son John Kean since it had been 4 weeks since he arrived at the school.
Charles Beck wrote from Highland School to Sarah Sabina Kean, addressed to Sarah Sabina Kean. The letter is a progress report regarding her son John Kean. Beck remarked that his memory was weak but he was excellent at math.
People Included: The Watsons, Susan Ursin Niemcewicz
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