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This is a legal document. Richard is the surviving partner of Shubrick and Clempson. Richard releases all debts of the Estate of John Pitt, deceased. John Pitt was copartners with Peter Lavien and Company (younger), John Kean and Company, and John Pitt and Company. Richard does not release the debts of Edward Davies or his copartners. Other names included: James Ward, Francis Bremar, and Stephen Ravenel.


Richard Shubrick


Estate of John Pitt

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later delivered and signed in Charleston, SC


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 Elizabeth-Town, 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 1, LHC Series 2


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Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

Richard Shubrick to the Estate of John Pitt, January 15, 1793