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Gustavus Risberg in Philadelphia, PA wrote to Susan Kean, addressed to Elizabeth Town, NJ. Gustav wrote about the rental business and the possibility of war. This included a desire by Mr. Willings to paint and paper the house. There was a decline in rents and he anticipated the further decline of rents if war broke out because of the loss of shipping. People included: Mr. Simpson, Mr. Willings, Mr. Morris, Peter Kean, Mrs. R. Places mentioned: New York, Debtors Department, N. A. Land Company, Turnpike.
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, May 28, 1798. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/410
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