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Gustavus Risberg in Philadelphia, PA, wrote to Susan Kean, addressed to Elizabeth Town, NJ. Mr. Risberg sent $200 of remittances to Mrs. Kean. Risberg concluded business with Mr. Simmons concerning a dispute over penalties. Mr. Tilghman examined the deed and advised accommodating with Dr. Rush as he has full rights to the property. Mr. Willing raised the land on the property to avoid flooding even though it darkened the kitchen. He advised that the Turnpike would likely not have a dramatic increase in dividend revenue for a year. He advised against purchasing bank stock. He reiterated that the colored satins remained unsold. People included: Simmons, Bonsal, Mr. Tilghman, Mr. Ketland, Dr. Rush, Mr. Willing, Mr. Meade, John Ferms, Peter Kean, Mr. M. Temper. Places included: Federal City, Washington, Morris & Nicholson, England.


Gustavus Risberg


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

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Philadelphia, PA


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

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2 (1799 and earlier)


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Gustavus Risberg to Susan Kean, July 29, 1796


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