Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, May 10, 1856

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, May 10, 1856
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1856-05-10

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, May 10, 1856

action: sent

sender: William Seward
Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: mlb 

revision: fdc 2020-01-23

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Auburn May 10
My dear Father
The Collector
Unknown
of
Taxes for Gas and street Lamps
he has been here three times before
but I have not seen him untill
now. he says the time has overrun
two or three month and he was expe-
-cting you home. he wished me
to ask you if you would send
a check for $11.38 for which I
will take a receipt.
I told Mr Choat
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Editorial Note

Could be John Choate
Birth: 1824 Death: 1905
or Thomas Choate
Birth: 1827 Death: 1913
Unknown
that you
would not rent the room for
less than $50. but that he could
keep his thing in it untill we
found another tenent. if he
would pay rent at the rate
of 25 which he said he would
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do. so that he is to move out
as soon as we find some one
else to take it. Mr Mann
Birth: 1816-06-15 Death: 1887-05-18Certainty: Possible

said it was the best thing could
be done. The Store and upper
rooms in the new building
are not rented yet
Affectionate your
Son
Page 3

Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10Certainty: Possible
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May 15/56
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Editorial Note

Check payable
No. ____ Washington, May 15 1856
RIGGS & Co.,
Pay to Collector of Gas & lamp in Auburn under or bearer ,
Eleven 38/100 — Dollars.
11 Dolls. 38 Cts.
William H Seward