Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1838

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Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1838
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Distributor:Seward Family Papers Project

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1838-07-05

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Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1838

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sender: Julia Van Brunt
Birth: 1811  Death: 1847-07-24

location: Florida, NY

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

location: Unknown
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revision: ekk 2015-11-18

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Florida 5th July 1838
My Dear Mr Seward
Your Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
& Edwin
Birth: 1797-06-02 Death: 1872-04-23
, ^went to New York^ , June the 16. Some days the weather
being very warm father Exposed himself, took cold
it settled in his side, ulcers gather and discharge –
he was taken very ill the 26, with a inflamitary fever
can not set up any at all – no appetite – we have dispaired
of his life. I we heard you were Expected in New York –
and I wrote there for you. Mother
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is sick – we are
distressed – if it is consistant for you to come –
father wants you as soon as possible he says he can’t
live his fever is raging now
Yours In haste
Julia Ann Van Brunt
NB. Except his fever turns,
soon he cannot survive long
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S. S. Seward
July 5, 1838.