Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 31, 1839

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 31, 1839
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1839-10-31

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 31, 1839

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sender: Samuel Seward
Birth: 1768-12-05  Death: 1849-08-24

location: Florida, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: keh 

revision: ekk 2016-01-29

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Florida 31 Oct. 1839
My dearly beloved Henry
Yours of the 28th Inst
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Inst

Abbreviation of instant with reference to time • Abbreviation for instante mense, meaning a date of the current month •
stating
the heart rending affliction of the situation of our
Dear Marcia
Birth: 1794-07-23 Death: 1839-10-28
was this moment received It leaves
but little hope that she is living. Poor Jenning
Birth: 1793-08-23 Death: 1841-02-24

how gladly would we be with him & commisserate
his afflictions. Suspense and anxiety weighs
heavy on us. Will you write or cause to be
written all the information you may from
time to time receive the progress of this awfull
catrosphy. Mr Young
Unknown
states the Vault will be
complete and dry in two weeks from this
day. This will not However prevent our
friends from attending early or for the
purpose of collecting the Ashes of our dear
departed parents Children &c When shall
we look for you can our dear Francis
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
come
down. The Vault is plain but perhaps as
good a one as ever ^was^ built in this county
Your sincerely affectionate
Father Saml S Seward
W. H Seward
Ma
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
forwarded you a furkan
of butter this morning
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His Exc
William H Seward
Albany
Per Mail in haste
GOSHEN N.Y.
NOV 2
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S. S. Seward
Oct 31, 1839