Letter from Louisa Cornelia Canfield to Samuel Sweezey Seward and Mary Jennings Seward, August 13, 1825

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Letter from Louisa Cornelia Canfield to Samuel Sweezey Seward and Mary Jennings Seward, August 13, 1825
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1825-08-13

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Letter from Louisa Cornelia Canfield to Samuel Sweezey Seward and Mary Jennings Seward, August 13, 1825

action: sent

sender: Louisa Canfield
Birth: 1805-10-29  Death: 1839-01-04

location: New York, NY

receiver: Samuel Seward
Birth: 1768-12-05  Death: 1849-08-24

location: Florida, NY

transcription: sss 

revision: obm 2016-11-17

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New York Augst 13th 1825
My dear Parents
Yours of the 9th came safe to hand
last Evening, we had anticipated the pleasure of
seeing you all on Tuesday, but if it be your pleas-
ure we shall be equally satisfied to remain yet
& shall be glad the opportunity of replenishing my
ward-robe. Washington
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
is so desirous of setting sail
we shall pack him off this eve – wishing him a safe
jaunt & a happy welcome with his Parents & friends
Jennings
Birth: 1793-08-23 Death: 1841-02-24
expects to leave home next week on busi-
ness for his Banking Company –we shall be alone
though in the constant anticipation of seeing
Pa & Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
.
Saw a gentleman
Unknown
from Auburn yesterday
who informed me that Henry
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
had gone for Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

who has seen spending some weeks at the Spring
I wonder if he will not call at Orange Co.
Have just come from Market where we saw an
abundance of meat vegetables & fruit. and a great
many purchasers –
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I thought of the “tall handsome Lady”
Unknown
seen at Market some
years since but did not recognize her in one of the many
gentle Old Lady’s. I some times meet with my school
mates
Unknown
. Met Judge Bates
Birth: 1793-09-04 Death: 1869-03-25
this morning, Cornelia Hunn
Birth: 1795 Death: 1873-02-28

I believe is to return with him. Col’ Falls
Birth: 1768-11-03 Death: 1854-11-24
is elegantly
situated a splendid house & equally ^well^ furnished –
I was out making some calls last night & for my
presumption in saying I could find my way home my
Pioneer lost me & it was very late before I got home
which has made me stupid which must be my apology
for this response – My love to all the family
& believe me your affectionate
Daughter Louisa
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Saml S. Seward Esq
Florida
per
Brother G.W.S.
Hand Shiftx

Samuel Seward

Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
L.C. Seward
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