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Gustavus Risberg wrote from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Susan Niemcewicz in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. As the excessively warm weather set in in Philadelphia, Risberg requested that Susan forward the date of Robert Woods’ deed, as it was important to complete the business with Morris before the appearance of the sickness. It was also necessary to send a person “from hence” with the deed to witness Susan’s signature. Transmitted the certificates of the eight percent stock to enable Susan to have them transferred from the books of the Treasury to those in New York. Post Script mentioned Mrs. Cox continuing to rent Susan’s house at the rate of £190.
People mentioned: Mrs. Cox and Peter Kean.
Susan Ursin Niemcewicz, formerly Susan Livingston and Susan Kean (1759-1833)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Risberg, Gustavus. Gustavus Risberg to Susan Niemcewicz, July 9, 1800. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/121
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