Letter from Marcia Armstrong Seward to George Washington Seward, September 30, 1827

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Letter from Marcia Armstrong Seward to George Washington Seward, September 30, 1827
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1827-09-30

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Letter from Marcia Armstrong Seward to George Washington Seward, September 30, 1827

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sender: Marcia Seward
Birth: 1794-07-23  Death: 1839-10-28

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receiver: George Seward
Birth: 1808-08-26  Death: 1888-12-07

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transcription: msr 

revision: crb 2018-05-03

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Editorial Note

This letter has been split from a letter written by Mary Jennings Seward to George Washington Seward, on September 30, 1827.
My Dear Brother Washington
Your kind
Mama
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is so good as to give me a little
place in her letter – which I gladly ac-
cept. When you read this and find me still
in Florida you will perhaps think we
have come here for certain. Your brother
Birth: 1793-08-23 Death: 1841-02-24

has been on the line of the canal for four
weeks – arrived here on Friday and I expect-
ed to have set out for the city
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tomorrow
but as he has to return to the line again
upon the fifth to be absent three weeks
longer I have concluded to stay in the
country that length of time — I wish most
sincerly you would write me a good long
letter this week — Your pa
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
and Jen. have
gone to sabboth school Grand Ma
Birth: 1742-06-02 Death: 1831-10-21
is a bed
Edwin
Birth: 1799-07-02 Death: 1872-04-25
& Locky
Birth: 1805-07-15 Death: 1848-05-14
up in their room your
Mother and humble servent in the bedroom
down stairs writing – We all talk much about
you every day — No news worthy of communi-
cating in Florida — Your Sister, Marcia

[top Margin] My best love to all and a kiss to Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11

O how I would shake the little fellow could