Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 11, 1838

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Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 11, 1838
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Distributor:Seward Family Papers Project

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1838-07-11

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Letter from Julia Ann Van Brunt to William Henry Seward, July 11, 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: New York, NY

transcription: keh 

revision: ekk 2015-11-18

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Florida July 11th 1838
My Dear Mr Seward
Yours of the 3d Inst
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Inst

Abbreviation of instant with reference to time • Abbreviation for instante mense, meaning a date of the current month •
has been received.
When I wrote we thought fathers
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
case very alarming
he has had a confirmed Inflamitary fever for 21 days
he is we are in hopes through the worst of it but he
is as weak as he can be and live his fever has not yet
broke but it appears to be wearing off we are In hopes –
he will get along now – altho I wrote to Auburn
he says as you are so busy he does not
wish you to come unless we write again –
but wish you to come whenever your Business
will permit –
Uncle John Seward
Birth: 1765-06-10 Death: 1847-04
from Illinois and –
a son of Israels
Birth: 1795-09-03 Death: 1869Certainty: Probable
are here on a visit –
Mrs Evans
Birth: 1794-08-30 Death: 1858-12-31
family call frequently. Mama
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is so
feble she can scarcely walk the floor – we hourly
fear the typhus fever will set in and take her down
Father is a going to ride in the cariage this morning
Yours with Respect
Julia Ann. — —
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S. S. Seward
July 11, 1838.