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Gustavus Risberg, Philadelphia, PA, wrote to Susan Kean, addressed to Elizabeth Town, NJ. Gustavus Risberg received a copy of the deed from Mrs. Kean. The property dispute arose from two problems. When Dr. Rush constructed two back buildings that created water stoppage that in turn flooded the Kean property, especially during the rain. The previous owner of the properties, Mr. Ketlands, gave a slice of the property twice. This created a dispute between Mrs. Kean and Dr. Rush over who owned the property as their deed stated both did.
People included: Peter Kean, Mr. Kean, Mr. Willing, Dr. Rush, Mr. Ketlands, Mr. Meades.
Places included: Kean lot, the Rush lot.
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Risberg, Gustavus. Gustavus Risberg to Susan Kean, June 26, 1796. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/368
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