Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Augustus Henry Seward, May 24, 1866

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Augustus Henry Seward, May 24, 1866
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1866-05-24

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Augustus Henry Seward, May 24, 1866

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: aca 

revision: tap 2017-09-11

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Auburn May 24/66
My dear Gus
Last winter I purchased
of the Estate Lots Nos 3, 4, 5 & 6 Eliz[ abeth ]
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St for $500 each $2000. I have
commenced building on No 3 & 4, and
if I sell may want to be able to
give deeds. I would therefore if Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

approved like to turn over to the Estate
in payt four notes which I own and
will endorse made by C D Mac Dougall
Birth: 1839-06-14 Death: 1914-05-24

for $500 Ea due July 1st/67 Jan 1st/68 &
July 1st/68 all with int Please ask
Father and advise me of his answer
You can say to him that the
house will be entirely completed
by the 1st of June and that Mrs
Watson
Birth: 1812-03-30 Death: 1893-11-13
having sold her house we
take for the present all of her furniture
so that it will not be necessary to
buy hardly any All well &
send love Weather very bad
Your Affectionate
bro
W. H. Seward Jr
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