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Gustavus Risberg wrote from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Susan Kean in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. There was no answer respecting Mrs. Cox’s purchasing Susan’s home in Philadelphia, presumed she declined. Asked Susan for instructions on what terms she wanted to have the house rented, as he had to notify Mrs. Cox. Discussed rent prices. Spoke with General Dayton and hoped he would take charge of the stocks. Risberg planned to have a box prepared for the silks and forwarded to either Mr. Livingston or Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts according to Susan’s preference. Congratulated Peter on the progress he was making in his studies.
People mentioned: Mrs. Cox, General Dayton, Peter Kean, Mr. Livingston, and Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts.
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, March 27, 1800. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1800s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1800s/99
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