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Gustavus Risberg in Philadelphia, PA wrote to Susan Kean, Elizabeth Town, NJ. Mr. Risberg discussed the remittances, dividends, and sales of estate goods. He advised that the financial situation would be strong as long as there was no war. Simons wanted to void the contract and Gustav wanted instructions as to what to do. He discussed bank stocks from the Bank of Pennsylvania and the Bank of the United States. People included: Simons, B. W. Morris, President & Cashier of the Bank of Pennsylvania, Blair McClenachan, Morris, Nicholson, B. W. Morris, Mr. Francis, Wilson, G. Willing, Mr. Ricketts. Places included: Turnpike, New York, Bank of the United States.


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)

Inventory Location

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


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Gustavus Risberg to Susan Kean, January 20, 1797

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