Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to Frances Miller Seward, September 14, 1839

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to Frances Miller Seward, September 14, 1839
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1839-09-14

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Letter from Benjamin Jennings Seward to Frances Miller Seward, September 14, 1839

action: sent

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

location: Westfield, NY

receiver: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

location: Unknown
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transcription: mah 

revision: ekk 2016-01-28

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Land Office 14 Sept. 1839
My dear Father Frances
I have written brother H.
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

this hour to say that I will meet
him at Auburn on the 28th, but
fear he may not be in Albany to
answer me. May I beg you my
good sister to advise me if you
know, what may be his arrange-
ments, so that if there be no
probability of our meeting there
on that day I may employ
a few days in business elsewhere
prior to his arrival.
Marcia
Birth: 1794-07-23 Death: 1839-10-28
will return with
me. I am At my suggestion, she
brings a niece with her from
Florida, Miss Finn
Birth: 1817 Death: 1883-04-17Certainty: Probable
. The dear
lady is embarrassed to pieces
by the arrival of Dr Canfield
Birth: 1798-11-26 Death: 1865-01-05

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with his two children
xtwo children
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, saying that
he understood her offer to be to take
them up to you, (the offer was
to take one & train it up as our
own.) Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
was ill, no under-
standing was had before Dr C.
left. Father says he will pay
for their schooling, but will not
have them there. I have in-
structed Marcia to assume no
responsibility about them, in the
least degree.
Our people were perfectly de-
lighted with Bishop Delancy
Birth: 1797-10-08 Death: 1865-04-05
.
He is I think an elegant man.
When do you move?
The Lord bless you dear Sis
Your unworthy Brother
BJ Seward

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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Jennings Sep 14th
,1839