Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 31, 1832

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 31, 1832
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1832-03-31

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 31, 1832

action: sent

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

location: Florida, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: lbk 

revision: ekk 2015-05-20

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Florida 31 March 1832
My Dear William
On examin[ ation ]
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Reason: wax-seal
last evening I
received a letter from [ Judge ]
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Reason: wax-seal
Fowler
Birth: 1788-12-10 Death: 1843-12-27
dated the
26th Inst
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Inst

Abbreviation of instant with reference to time • Abbreviation for instante mense, meaning a date of the current month •
stating that [ this ]
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afternoon he had
Recd. notice of attachment against the Judges
in the road case[ . ]
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Reason: 
The motion is to be heard
on Thursday week. The Judges state that Mr
Van Duzer
Birth: 1802-05-08 Death: 1841-11-27
took the former return and all
the papers from their hands which put it
out of their power to do any thing in the case[ . ]
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Reason: 

If Mr Van Duzer has not left Albany when
this arrives I beg you to see him on the
subject[ . ]
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Reason: 
If he has left write to him imme-
diately find where the papers are and have
their business attended to. I am confident
there is something wrong in this affair[ . ]
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Reason: 

Will you probe it to the bottom and
inform me as a lawyer what I have to
do[ . ]
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Reason: 
If my attorney neglects his duty let
me have the evidence of it and I will
discharge him, something must be
done before I leave the Country.
I anxiously looked for a letter from you
last evening announcing your determina-
tion relative to the [ voige ]
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Alternate Text

Alternate Text: voyage
to Europe. It seems
to me it only requires to be understood
to be settled. I feel it a duty to myself
and the interest of the family to take some
confidential friend with me of them
plenty are to be had but I also feel that
every Dollar expended on your travel
would be most beneficially appropriated
and the same expense on any other
person I can select would be lost except
as to attendance in sickness and disas-
ter. One other request, the 21st May is the
day fixed on for sailing. If in the interim
you can procure any letters to friends
they will be acceptable and I shall take
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It kind. I am at present deeply engaged
in aranging my business for the Journey.
I hope to hear from you by tomorrows Mail
Your truly affectionate
Father S S Seward
W H Seward Esq.

Free S S Seward PM
W.H. Seward Esq
In Senate
Albany
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S. S. Seward
31 March 1832