Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, May 17, 1840

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, May 17, 1840
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Date:1840-05-17

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Letter from Samuel Sweezey Seward to William Henry Seward, May 17, 1840

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: Albany, NY

transcription: nwh 

revision: tap 2017-09-06

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Florida Sunday 5 Oclock PM
17th May 1840
My dear Henry
The Rev G Pearson
Unknown
sets out on
Monday morning to answer an Injunction with HG Warner
Birth: 1801 Death: 1876

before the Chancellor at Saratoga between the Old & New
School — The opportunity is so good that I embrace it to say
that your dear Mother
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
was taken with ague & vomiting
about 12 O clock last night fever succeeded with a great
stupor nervous debility and pains in the head which
still continues without abatement — These simptoms
are always alarming — still she has had many such turns
and in 24 hours the fever abate and she became convalescent
I wish you therefore not to be alarmed — If she is no better
at 3 oclock tomorrow I will write you by mail
The Legislature adjourned the 14 last— I wrote you
a few days since relative to you bringing your family
x Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11  Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21 

down previous to going West but have received no answer
suspense you know is the most unpleas conditions —
Will you have the goodness to cause us to be instructed
in these matters as early as possible — Today is very hot
I have been to church but scarcely able to walk without help
The Wood
Birth: 1805-10-07 Death: 1844-02-05Certainty: Possible
& Wood
Birth: 1818 Death: 1878Certainty: Possible
chancery case lingers has Mr Stevens
Birth: 1794-09-01 Death: 1854-09-11Certainty: Possible

the charge of it — Truly and affectionately yours —
Sam l S Seward
WH Seward Gov &c
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William H Seward
Gov &c Albany
Attention R G Pearson
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Saml S. Seward
May 17 1840