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Gustavus Risberg wrote from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Risberg received a request from Mr. Thomas and Mr. Willing. Mr. William Smith and Mr. Kean were appointed by the stakeholders of South Carolina to vote Directors by Proxy. Mr. Kean attended the election in January 1795 and gave in the Votes. However, the Powers of the Proxies could not be found. Mr. Willing has been called upon for those papers. Requests that Susan review her papers and if the Powers are found to transmit them to him. One of Mr. Ricketts’ Canal Lottery Tickets drew. One of the finalist prizes. Risberg credited Susan’s account with $10.20.
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, September 6, 1796. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/571
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