Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 5, 1843

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 5, 1843
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1843-11-05

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 5, 1843

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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: Auburn, NY

transcription: maf 

revision: tap 2018-07-17

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Florida 5 Nov 1843
My dear William & Francis,
The appearances are more fav[ orable ]
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as to your servants – Mary
Birth: 1819-11-24 Death: 1854-12-18
has at l[ ast ]
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become pleased with going to Aubu[ rn ]
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William
Birth: 1806 Death: 1881-11-30Certainty: Possible
is really homesick to get ba[ ck ]
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I have agreed with Thomas
Birth: 1816-05-12 Death: 1865-04-07

Village to put them on board at Newburgh
they start from my house tomorrow
night at twelve Oclock with money
ding to your donation. To bear their expe[ nses ]
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direct to Auburn – Mrs Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
left w[ ith ]
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Julia
Birth: 1811 Death: 1847-07-24
four Dollars to which I added
Seven making Eleven Dollars whi[ ch ]
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in our judgment is quite suffici[ ent ]
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bear their necessary expenses to A[ uburn ]
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in the accommodation on Emigr[ ant ]
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lines of – I have directed t[ hem ]
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to go immediately on night and
till they reach home – Starting from
Newburgh by this day boat on Tuesd[ ay ]
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you can Judge what time they will
arrive at your place
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ave deposited in the Newburgh Bank to
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our credit the 4th Nov. by Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11

four hundred ninety dollars to be applied
Mrs Eustace B. Wood
Unknown
, Bond & Mortgage of this
will send you the Certificate of
deposit – The balance I will endeavor
and deposit in one of the banks
Tuesday, according to your instru-
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ons in your last and get you to have
Bond & Mortgage properly assigned
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d Acknowledged and recorded
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our dear Mama
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is most of her time
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able to sit up but has an Cough
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ccasionally Chills and fever and great
debility accompanying all the Symptoms
the consiquences – Your remark
you Will drop in when we least
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k for you is cherished with alicrity
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xiety
Very truly and most affectionately
Yours Samuel S Seward
Gov Seward
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Mary Contrary to our expectations has gone
Chester but said she would start from there
at two OClock Tuesday morning – I have
the Eleven Dollars to him and directed him
to give you an account of it when he ge[ ts ]
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home
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His Ex William H. Seward Col.
Gov of the State New York
Auburn
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Samuel S. Seward
Nov. 5. 1843.