Letter from William Henry Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, August 27, 1843

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, August 27, 1843
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1843-08-27

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, August 27, 1843

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: West Point, NY

transcription: meb 

revision: tap 2017-11-22

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Auburn August 27th 1843.
My dear Augustus,
I have just taken out of the Post office your letter
to your mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
, which she has not yet seen —
Herein you will find five dollars. You ought to let us know
your wants earlier – so as to have no inconvenience for want of
funds. Your Grandfather
Unknown
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Editorial Note

Either Elijah Miller
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
or Samuel Sweezey Seward
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
has gone to Boston and will call
at West Point on his way home about ten days hence. If you
want more money ask him for it.
We shall go Eastward in two or three weeks and will
then see you. We are all well — Mr Saml. Blatchford
Birth: 1820-03-09 Death: 1893-07-07

and his sister
Birth: 1823-10-29 Death: 1852-02-14
are with us.
Your affectionate father
William H. Seward
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Free.
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Christopher Morgan

Birth: 1808-06-04 Death: 1877-04-02Certainty: Possible
C. Morgan
Birth: 1808-06-04 Death: 1877-04-02

M. 6
Mr. Augustus H Seward.
U.S.M. Academy
West Point.
New York.
AUBURN N.Y.
AUG 27
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