Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 10, 1844

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 10, 1844
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1844-11-10

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 10, 1844

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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: csh 

revision: crb 2018-03-12

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Florida Nov 10th 4 o,clock PM
Dear Henry,
Your mothers
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
symptoms at
this time indicate a speedy dissolution
or fear before you can reach her bedside,
Her pulse runs very low, her cough is hard,
raises but little and with great difficulty,
She has frequent turns of fainting, though
which it seems almost impossible for her
to survive, takes little or no nourishment
and at times suffers much pain,
Should she be more free from pain
and enjoy sleep though the night she might
revive a little but we think it very
improbable,
You will of [ cours ]
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take the earliest
opportunity to be with us, if you think
it expedient, ^and^ we will write to-morrow, if
you do not [ anser ]
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Samuel S Seward
Edwin P Seward
Birth: 1799-07-02 Death: 1872-04-25

G W Seward
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07

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Wm H Seward Esq
Auburn
In haste
GOSHEN
NOV
11
NY
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
G. W. Seward
Nov 10th
1844