Letter from Alvah H. Worden to William Henry Seward, November 18, 1838

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Letter from Alvah H. Worden to William Henry Seward, November 18, 1838
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1838-11-18

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Letter from Alvah H. Worden to William Henry Seward, November 18, 1838

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sender: Alvah Worden
Birth: 1797-03-06  Death: 1856-02-16

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: jjm 

revision: crb 2016-02-05

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Sunday Nov. 18 38
My Dear S
I have this moment recd yours of yesterday Lazette
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
thinks
she would prefer coming out in a waggon: it should be a strong
waggon as the roads are very bad: the stage would be perhaps
the most comfortable mode of conveyance but she does not like
to travel that way. She will be ready whenever Nicholas
Birth: 1801-12-24 Death: 1893

arrives. Mr. Spencer
Birth: 1788-01-08 Death: 1855-05-17
is going to Albany in a few days and
may if there is room in the conveyance you send come along
with L:
If you have not thought of the thing would it not be
well enough to place your domestic arrangements so far as
the fitting up of your house is concerned in the hands
of some one who would do it without your personal super-
vision: Let Weed
Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22
at it: I recommend to you as your
wine merchant the Blackburns of NY. Our Canandaigua
aristocracy are "au fait" at these purchases Sibley
Birth: 1796-11-06 Death: 1852-09-08
bought a
pipe of splendid [ maderia ]
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Alternate Text: madeira
at 22/3- You must have
good wine & enough or else I don't patronise the govern-
ment establishment- ^This and^ next week courts are held here So
I cannot proffer my personal services. S went yesterday
Yours Truly
A Worden
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Alvah Worden
Nov 18. 1838.