Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, October 22, 1838

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, October 22, 1838
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1838-10-22

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to William Henry Seward, October 22, 1838

action: sent

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

location:
Unknown

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: dxt 

revision: obm 2017-04-03

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Monday morning 22 Oct
Dr. H.
Augustus
Birth: 1820-05-18 Death: 1889-05-08
will hand you
this - It is a pleasure to me to give him
this opportunity of seeing his uncle &
aunt
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
& cousins
x Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 
on his way to College
- it will be a pleasure to him also - &
one not likely to be repeated in several
years - possibly never - pray keep him
a few hours & tell him of the best
way of getting on. He goes with
many prayers - [ an ]
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Reason: wax-seal
d many fears on
the part of his parents
Birth: 1794-07-23 Death: 1839-10-28
- boys some-
times change character suddenly in
large cities.
The news of your articles in the
Jeffersonian, being received at F - the Ed
Birth: 1811-02-03 Death: 1872-11-29

thought my article superceded - or more
likely mutl
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Editorial Note

possible misspelling of 'muddled'
thought it unworthy - nor
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did I care a fig about it - since I make
no pretension to a capability of the kind &
was only anxious to have the proper thing
done where I was afraid nothing would
be done - It is all well -
Nothing new here. Yours as ever
B.
W. H. Seward Esq
Auburn
A Seward.
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
B. J. Seward
Oct 22. 1838