Letter from Louisa Cornelia Seward Canfield to William Henry Seward, January 22, 1832

  • Posted on: 10 March 2016
  • By: admin
xml: 
Letter from Louisa Cornelia Canfield to William Henry Seward, January 22, 1832
x

transcriber

Transcriber:spp:nrs

student editor

Transcriber:spp:crb

Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1832-01-22

In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's persons.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "pla" point to place elements in the project's places.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's staff.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's bibl.xml authority file. verical-align: super; font-size: 12px; text-decoration: underline; text-decoration: line-through; color: red;

Letter from Louisa Cornelia Canfield to William Henry Seward, January 22, 1832

action: sent

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

location: Bargaintown, NJ

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Unknown
Unknown

transcription: nrs 

revision: crb 2015-12-18

<>
Page 1

Bargain Town, 22nd Jany 1832
My dear Brother,
I am quite curious to know how you like
this winter, whether you are keeping Bachellors hall or
whether you have Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
& and the boys
x Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 
to cheer your fire side
I hope you are not alone & have you escaped the Influenza
we have all had it – but moderately –
We have pretty much given up emigrating in the spring
I see the question of giving the [ Collrs ]
x

Alternate Text

Alternate Text: collectors
more salary has
been agitated in Congress - if they do this we must
look to the loaves and fishes –
The whole world of Egg Harbor is crazy with the
affairs of the wreck Geo Canning – not a man to be seen
any more than on General Training all for plunder
Capt – Allyn & his passengers landed here first after
their misfortune & truly (as our Cousin Nathan
Unknown
would say)
it pays one for some years burial in the sands to witness their
happiness & joy on finding themselves in as comfortable
quarters as ours, tho' so plain – the passengers staid two
nights & one day & then went on to Phila Capt Allyn
Birth: 1791-05-01 Death: 1862

the Husband of Miss Jane Colden
Birth: 1801-09-18 Death: 1873-10-26
that was is a real gentleman
full 6 feet & well proportioned – I am as good as Anti-M
as ever tho I believe your Cause is losing – yet I don't
believe Jackson
Birth: 1767-03-15 Death: 1845-06-08
ever spelt Caucus with a %C–
How is L
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
- & how is Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
I dreamed she had a swelled face, & how & where are the Tracys
x Birth: 1800-03-09  Death: 1876-03  Birth: 1793-06-17  Death: 1859-09-12 

how is little Fredk & how do you all do, write me if it be but 2 lines & send
us some Antimasonic papers – Piatt
Birth: 1801-03-29 Death: 1857-05
is married
Your Sister in a hurry
L. C. C-
W.H. Seward.

[left Margin] Mahlon
Birth: 1798-11-26 Death: 1865-01-05
has been on the Beach nearly fortnight – You see I am Esqr now

Page 2

Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Cornelia
22 Jan. 1832.