Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, September 29, 1842

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, September 29, 1842
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1842-09-29

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, September 29, 1842

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: ahf 

revision: crb 2017-07-07

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Florida 29 Sep 1842
My dear Wm Henry
Your interesting letter of
the 24 Inst– was received last evening– I am happy
to hear that Ma.
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
need be under no [ apprhention ]
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Alternate Text: apprehension

as to her fare– I[ t ]
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gives me pleasure also to learn
she has recovered from her cold– So lest not
should I be induced to visitt you before
Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
leaves Albany— But this is very
doubtful– Since writing my former letter
I have had an extreme ill lesions, am yet
feeble and think it doubtfull when then
I again see Albany— Edwin
Birth: 1797-06-02 Death: 1872-04-23
is however
driving his fall business and calculates
to spend the 9th of October with you, and
[ retrurn ]
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Alternate Text: return
with his Ma— Davis
Birth: 1795-12-14 Death: 1865-09-27
called this
morning and receipted me for his due
at 5/– I made him a present of 150 Cents
taxing his cost and we parted good friends
wrote me again on the receipt of this
affection to Ma & all
Yours as ever
Saml S Seward
WHS Gov &c
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William H Seward
Gov State New York
Albany
GOSHEN N.Y.
SEP 30
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Samuel Blatchford

Birth: 1820-03-09 Death: 1893-07-07
Saml S. Seward.
Sep 29. 1842.