Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21, 1835

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21, 1835
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Distributor:Seward Family Papers Project

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1835-11-21

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21, 1835

action: sent

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

location: New York, NY

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: mah 

revision: crb 2015-10-06

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New York 21 Nov 1835
My dear Son
Imperious business calling
me to this City I have spent three
most unwholsome days & nights
almost under dross in the muck &
water of this busy place even thick
dark atmosphere and messer Clay
Birth: 1777-04-12 Death: 1852-06-29

of Hanover scarcely equals it.
I write first to state that after
the severe indisposition and death
Birth: 1830-04 Death: 1835-11-22

in Polidores
Birth: 1799-07-02 Death: 1872-04-25
family we have been
well except the cold I have taken
since my arrival here. Next
that our family put up a large Tea
Chest of nut for your little boys
x Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 
.
I brought it to Newburgh and for-
warded it to the care of Water Ward Esq
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at Albany by the Baltimore to be
by him sent to you. Which I hope
you will receive safe.
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I am anxious to write you another
subject of the Road and D B Wards suits
but for want of time and because
there are some pending and [ unsetted ]
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points which at this moment are
doubtfull I shall omit writing till
a future day.
My sincere love and respects to all
to all our friends at Auburn.
Your affectionate
Father Saml S Seward
W H Seward Esq
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S.S.Seward
1835