Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, August 31, 1833

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, August 31, 1833
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1833-08-31

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, August 31, 1833

action: sent

sender: Benjamin Seward
Birth: 1793-08-23  Death: 1841-02-24

location: New York, NY

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

location: Galignani, Paris, France

transcription: cef 

revision: ekk 2015-10-06

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New York 31 August 1833
My Dear Brother
Inclosed is one of Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
'
never failing letters – and accompanying
is the "Whig" containing a letter from
Mr Rush
Birth: 1780-08-29 Death: 1859-07-30Certainty: Probable
, and two or three other papers.
I scarcely have time to write you
a word – but must not fail to mention
that dear mother
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
arrived safe at your
house in all good time – felt so little
fatigued by the last days ride as to
be under no necessity to lie down
after her ride arrival.
Sis Fanny I suppose has in-
formed you of the removal of Worden
Birth: 1797-03-06 Death: 1856-02-16

& Lazette
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
to Aurora – it seemed to be
quite a trial to Frances & also to
little Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
. – Old Grandma
Birth: 1751 Death: 1835-10-03
is
quite well and altogether delighted with
Mothers visit. – I do not know
whether Washington
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
will go for
mother; of whether I shall send my
Augustus
Birth: 1820-05-18 Death: 1889-05-08
. We have little or no
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news – Pope
Birth: 1806-03-17 Death: 1841-05-04
is elected over Critten-
den
Birth: 1787-09-10 Death: 1863-07-26
in Kentucky for Congress –
Appearances every day shew more and
more that a strong opposition is
growing up in the south to VanB.
Birth: 1782-12-05 Death: 1862-07-24

- Your letters excite much interest
among your friends – for my share
in them accept my sincere thanks –
Give my most affectionate regards
to Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
and believe me ever
Your Affectionate
Brother
B.J.S.
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Wm H. Seward Esq
Care of Mess Hottinguer
Birth: 1803-01-26 Death: 1866Certainty: Probable
Co
Paris
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
B.J. Seward
Aug 31, 1833