Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 14, 1843

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 14, 1843
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1843-11-14

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 14, 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: meb 

revision: tap 2018-03-01

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Florida 14 Nov 184[ 3 ]
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My dear William Henry
Yours of the 5 & 6 Inst was received this morn
above you will receive my Receipt for Se-
venty Dollars which I have Indorsed as
interest on Alfred Hoveys
Birth: 1813 Death: 1865-08-07
Bond
I also acknowledge Eunice B. Woods
Birth: 1787-01-25 Death: 1870-07-12
receip[ t ]
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for Seven hundred Ninty Dollars pai[ d ]
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on John M Sherwoods
Birth: 1793-09-16 Death: 1871-04-16
Bond & Mortg. to her
to be endors assigned to me, I will [hole]
the balance of said Bond in [hole]
I am well apprised that chancerys
are tardy and tedious and I am equally
certain that many of our attorneys a[ re ]
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indifferent and neglectfull in closing
suits of their clients – The Wood
Birth: 1818 Death: 1878Certainty: Possible
V. Wood
Birth: 1805-10-07 Death: 1844-02-05Certainty: Possible
ca[ se ]
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was [ desided ]
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by the Chancillor last spring an[ d ]
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I am not apprised of a single move by coun[ sel ]
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this is outrageous
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ight it advisable to get through with first
even now a very heavy [ incumbrance ]
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to go
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rough — Raising Seven hundred Dollars on Inte-
[ rest ]
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over to be paid by next May — My Mansion
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ouse and every Out building completely
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ut in order with additions and improvements
[hole] t an expense of raising eleven hundred Dollars
[hole] divison House Striped inside and out to the
[hole] ry frame new cellar walls a new & commodious
[hole] ken built back side of the Mansion house
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ished with good Materials in the best
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[hole] but building for tenant thoroughly repaired
[hole] with additions — at a further Expense of about
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ur thousand thousand Dollars more
then with the Six thousand Dollars in the
Newburgh Bank create a heavy Sum Total
But as they all [ apper ]
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necessary and we are
daily receiving comfort from them we cannot
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ret the Undertaking
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The very thought of your [ droping ]
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in upon us unexpectedly in that kind
of anticipation which acts like a cordi[ al ]
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to feeble frame — Our complaints are so
like each other that it is hard telling who
is the feeblest The rest of our little flock
are at present all well Ma
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
sends her Ki[ sses ]
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Love and Affection to you all
Sincerely & Affectionately
yours Saml S Seward
Gov Seward
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William H Seward
Ex Gov State New York
Auburn
Florida N.Y.
Nov 15
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Samuel S. Seward
Nov. 14. 1843