Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 25, 1833

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 25, 1833
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1833-03-25

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, March 25, 1833

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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: Albany, NY

transcription: lbk 

revision: dxt 2015-06-05

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Florida 25th March 1833
My dear Wm Henry
I have this day sold at auction
my stock of Cattle (after selling Washingtons
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
off
thirty odd head to begin with) preparitory
to changing Ma's
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
location for the purpose of
giving her and opportunity of rest. But a short
time since she was alarmingly indisposed[ . ]
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She is now with four girls going ahead as if she
was but 18 years Old. I wrote you in great
haste a few days ago relative to a tour to
Europe. I had then thought but little on the
subject of your going. But on mature reflec-
tion I am of opinion you never will have
as good an opportunity and it will give
me great pleasure to furnish you with it[ . ]
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I have been a num[ ber ]
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Reason: hole
of times at Genl
Wickhams
Birth: 1772 Death: 1845-11-16
to present er Acct something
has always prevented has been from home
had company lost friends or been sick and
as the spring is so far advanced I suggest whe-
ther it would not be best to bring Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
down
and make us a visit. Coe G Bradner
Birth: 1805
is
pressing the Judges to make a return in the
road Case. They are incapible of returning
the truth of the matter in this case. Shall
I not ask the favour of Mr Van Duzer
Birth: 1828-05-19 Death: 1837-05-12
& your
& Myself to draw the substance of a return and
let me get it copied so as to expedite the
business. I am very anxious to have
this business settled in May. No one
knows what I suffer. If I can be of
any use by coming up and bringing
papers let me know. Jennings
Birth: 1793-08-23 Death: 1841-02-24
has
rejected one of the greatest offers a
man can Write on the
receipt of Yours affectionately
S S Seward
W H Seward
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S S Seward PM
Free
William H Seward Esqr
Albany
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
S. S. Seward
21 March 1833