Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 27, 1843

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 27, 1843
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1843-11-27

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 27, 1843

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: Auburn, NY

transcription: nwh 

revision: tap 2018-07-17

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Florida 27 Nov 1843
My Dear William Henry
I wrote you a few lines by M [hole]
Newburgh on Saturday but was so unwell and fate [hole]
I scarcely know what I said, I will therefore repeat the [hole]
Willard
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wrote me very anxiously for a loan of $4000 o [hole]
Containing 300 acres of the best Land in Living[ ston ]
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belonging to Mr Warren
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clear of all incumbe[ ncy ]
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any personal security in the bond we asked – [hole]
a sum about equal to this that has been many years [hole]
and I wish to keep out if it can be put in indisputable [hole]
prompt hands – But not otherwise of this you are the be [hole]
I should prefer picking out this sum together if you feel [hole]
otherwise I can put it out hear in smaller sums – These [hole]
my present views – Will you state your earnest impressi[ on ]
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on this subject and what the future prospect are if [hole]
should have other sums paid in – The fact is I [hole]
had heavy sums out on personal security and th [hole]
of the borrower are getting concessions - This wo[ rry ]
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money to be forth coming – I also put into Mr M
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a certificate of deposit of deposit from the Newbur[ gh ]
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Bank of four hundred Ninety Dollars to your cr [hole]
to pay the balance due on Sherwoods
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Bond & M [hole]
Thence get those papers regularly assigned & Recorded [hole]
forward them and we will close it up at O [hole]
I think it probable I shall receive some [hole]
available sums shortly But cannot [hole]
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[hole] has concluded to set out on
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urday who will deliver you this —
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husfar he has made up his mind to
[hole] good boy – I shall furnish him with
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ney to bear his expenses to Auburn
[hole] will inform you of the amount
[hole] and myself have destressing cough &
[hole] other wise failing she sends her
[hole] all – Shall we see you before
[hole] River closes – We are almost daily
[hole] of the Increas of you Law
[hole] [ bu ]
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siness– Did have Mr Turnlow
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[hole] [ ca ]
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ll to see you – I have wrote as soon
as convenient – Your affectionate
Father
WH Seward Saml S Seward
[hole] in the Bank on Saturday the Cashier
Unknown
says is there
Doctor Seward in Auburn, I answered not to my knowledge
[hole] remarked he had this morning read in a New York City
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er that Dr Seward of Auburn house h ^a^ d
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Alternate Text: Robbed
of all his [ es ]
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tate – A Seward was
[hole] ing from New York in the bars Satur-
[hole] say he saw the same in two papers
[hole] does this mean —
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Ti [hole] call on Mr McClallen
Birth: 1791 Death: 1860-11-16
get h [hole]
furnish me with a good neat [hole]
plain Chauss fowling piece A [hole]
and few Balls to fit – Put it into [hole]
cover and forward it to m[ e ]
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first opportunity – Forward the [hole]
I will remit it pay [hole]
If you come down yourself [hole]
bring it along, if not direct [hole]
George W Tew
Birth: 1804-04 Death: 1875-11-27Certainty: Possible
cash. Newburgh [hole]
Write me
SSS
N B I paid William
Unknown
& Mary
Birth: 1819-11-24 Death: 1855
Coe - $700
and Clarence
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24
for Express – 1200
And Wright
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for Cloth – 200
$21 [hole]
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Hon William H Seward
Auburn
Per Master Clarence Seward
Unknown
Samuel S. Seward
Nove[ mber ]
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21, 1843