Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21 1833

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21 1833
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Date:1833-11-21

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, November 21 1833

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: Unknown
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revision: ekk 2015-06-22

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Florida 21 Nov 1833
My dear Henry
I also regreted and ^finds^ could not
not feel reconsiled to the idea to the idea
that after nearly six months journeing
together I should be unexpectedly depri-
ved of the opportunity of biding you an
affectionate Adiux. But having the
care of 13 pieses of luggage of Ma
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
's Mr
McKissock
Birth: 1790-04-17 Death: 1866-06-26
and my own after engaging
him to see Mrs Seward safe on shore I
found it in dispensible to follow up and
claim my luggage on the dock which
was thrown in a heap with a vast
quantity of other luggage. The moment
mine was identified and and put in
hand, of a porter I turned to take the
last shake of your hand but to my
disappointment the boat was off.
We thus bent our course for soon arrive
with all our luggage safe in No 4 at the Orange Hotel. Mr McKissock was very
polite and attentive to your dear Mother
It being the 2nd day of Elections my arrival
being announced I received the warm
and heart felt gratulations of many
old and tried friend. We arose next
morning only in time to get breakfast
and take the stage for Goshen where we
arive in the after noon. Mrs Evans
Birth: 1794-08-30 Death: 1858-12-31

large room was soon filled and as
you have experienced the same, I
know you are sensible that such
fealings ^are^ easier felt than discribed[ . ]
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How thankfull ought we to be to the
great disposer of events that we have
been thus far enabled so to conduct
ourselves as to [ rclaim ]
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Alternate Text

Alternate Text: reclaim
the confidence
of our valued and respectable fellow
Citizens.
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We arive home the same evening found
the hearth clean, the fire clear the
Killhans
Unknown
for Tea.
Washington
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
with Sarah
Birth: 1833-06-08 Death: 1891
in the armed Chair
as bles't as man could be.
Many of our Villagers soon came in Tempa
Birth: 1812-09-30 Death: 1848-10-18

and all were well we spent the evening
very agreeably and have done but little
since besides visiting friends and receving
visits. I am happy you experiensed no
essenual inconvenience in your bu-
siness from your long absence and feel
abundantly satisfied that the fund
of Usefull information you have stored
up will more than compensate you
for every privations. — You state
that you Waited in Albany to see Weed
Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22

my only desire is that before you
left he prevailed on you to submit
your Journal for publications. I shall
always feel disappointed if I do not
see this in print. Ma is gaining strength
fast but to all our sorrows is busying
herself too much with the housework.
Give our love and respect to Frances
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

the Children
x Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 
Grand Ma
Birth: 1751 Death: 1835-10-03
the Judge
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
Clara
Birth: 1794 Death: 1862-09-05

and all.
Will you have the goodness
to inform me what time you will
return to Albany – as I have a little business
I wish to submit to you then
Your affectionate
father,
Saml S. Seward
WH Seward
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

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