Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, May 23, 1858

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, May 23, 1858
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1858-05-23

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to William Henry Seward, May 23, 1858

action: sent

sender: Edwin Seward
Birth: 1797-06-02  Death: 1872-04-23

location: Summerville, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: sts 

revision: amc 2020-12-22

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Summerville May 23 rd 1858
My Dear Brother
It has long been on my mind
to write you a few lines in reg-
ard to our Vault when I was
in Auburn last June & convers-
ed with you on the subject you
thought you would attend to it
but your cares & health took up
the time till you left for Washington
will you not write me a line say-
ing that it shall be done at once
if not let me know soon what
will be done in regard to it as
George
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
& myself would take a lot
in the burying ground & improve
it now while we can Ella
Birth: 1848 Death: 1870-03
is
& has been quite sick for eight weeks
Please write soon your Afftc
Brother Edwin P Seward
Hon W mH Seward