Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 7, 1841

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 7, 1841
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1841-10-07

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, October 7, 1841

action: sent

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: nwh 

revision: tap 2017-09-08

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Florida 7 Oct. 1841
My dear Wm Henry
This being the day our Girls
Unknown

times is out, from the hour of Refuge – We start her
and your William H Coe
Unknown
by the carrs at 7
o clock tomorrow morning – I have paid
Bills passage written a letter to Capt Schultz
Birth: 1804-08-15 Death: 1867-05-02

and put under his caire with a request
to send him on to you at Albany —
The Newburgh and Goshen people are getting
into hot strife as to freight and passage on the
different lines – Stages run twice a day from
Goshen to Newburgh & back at 5¢ each way —
I am at present a sick man fever
chills cough expectoration with distressing
faint burns has again the appearance of
shortly closeing my existance —
Your Dear Mama
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is also very feeble —
Will our dear Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
and the Chdrn
x Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 

let us know when we may look for
them at Newburgh we will bring them
and Baggage all up if they set a day
or if she prefer turn on to Goshen
we will do the same – Washington
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07

is at Newburgh — is very unwell
You have made a judge of my friend
Wm Kent
Birth: 1802-10-02 Death: 1861-01-04
who will you recomment
as Council for Bate
Birth: 1787-12-23 Death: 1841-05-31
and McKissock
Birth: 1790-04-17 Death: 1866-06-26

in the
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Editorial Note

Possibly George H. Wood
Birth: 1805-10-07 Death: 1844-02-05
or Charles P. Wood
Birth: 1818 Death: 1878
.
Wood
Unknown
case Affectionately
Gov Seward S S Seward
Page 2

Do come down to take F & children home
Do come once or twice before the river
closes — You have but little conception how
much we want to see you — Do write or cause
to be written how long before we may expect F
Give my respects to dear Weed
Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22
he grows better
daily – Cant he come with you. SSS
William H Seward
Gov State New York
Albany
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S.S. Seward
Oct 7, 1841