Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, February, 1864

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, February, 1864

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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1864-02

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, February, 1864

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sender: Edwin Seward
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Person

Name: Edwin Seward Birth: 1799-07-02 Death: 1872-04-25

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receiver: William Seward
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Person

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

location: Unknown
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revision: crb 2016-07-01

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Dear Brother,
As Mr Mapes
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Person

Name: William Mapes Birth: 1841-12-14 Death: 1893-11-13
was away from home
I did not see him till this morning
Mr Mapes agrees to sell his house & lot for Four
Thousand Five Hundred Dollars
I agree to take the same at that Price
Mr Mapes is to have ^two^ Thousand Dollars down on
the first of July & take a Mortgage for the ballance
of the Purchase money.
Mr Mapes will rent the old Mansion of me with
a part of the Garden. The Cabinet Makers shop I rent
to Miss Brown
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for an Infant school
Mr Mapes & I will exchange places the first of next
Week & make an agreement for the land
As Israel Seward
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Person

Name: Israel Seward Birth: 1798-05-09 Death: 1868-11
has a part (& all the best) of your
land I would like to rent all the land to the fence
this side of the Vault or take the whole at one hundred
Dollars rent as all beyond the Vault wants improv-
ing Israel Pays Mr Grier
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Person

Name: George Grier Birth: 1802-09-27 Death: 1878-12-20
Thirty Dollars for what
he has. I will Pay Fifty for the lands to the East
of the Vault for a term of years & will Plow & seed
the upland all in good Condition.
your Aff'te Brother Edwin P Seward
Hon William H Seward Sect of State
PS if you wish the old Mansion we can agree when you come [ ov ]
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yours E P Seward
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