Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 18, 1840

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 18, 1840
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1840-06-18

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 18, 1840

action: sent

sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: meb 

revision: tap 2017-09-06

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Thursday Morning –
My dear Henry,
I received your letter yesterday
morning – am glad to hear you are well and
intend coming home so soon – Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
continues
to cough and is so uncomfortable and
unhappy that he allows me very little leisure –
Helen’s
 Death: 1848-07-01
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Editorial Note

Possibly Sarah Ann Stewart
Birth: 1808-04-18 Death: 1854-06-16
or Eliza Barclay Stewart
Birth: 1812-03 Death: 1866-02-22
or Matilda Wilson LeRoy Stewart
Birth: 1816-02-06 Death: 1856-04-08
sister
Unknown
came yesterday on the Canal –
I have left a number of articles which I
intended to bring with me which I will
write down, will you please hand the list
to Harriet
 Death: 1888-08-20
, to be sent by you – I hope
Blatchford
Birth: 1820-03-09 Death: 1893-07-07
is well since his return – he seemed
ill the morning he left – remember me to him –
I shall expect you Saturday – your own Frances
2 dozen silver forks those which came from home –
1 dozen large napkins –
Fred’s
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
best cloth cap –
Augustus’
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
pantaloons, claret color, they are up stairs on
the shelf in the closet – I think there are some pieces of
the same in the basket – if there are – send them also –
The two first volumes of “Tytlers Universal History”
Author: Alexander Fraser and Edward Nares Tytler Publisher: Harper & Brothers Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1839
in the
small book case —
Page 2

William H. Seward
Albany
AUBURN.
JUN
18
N.Y.
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Mrs. W.H. Seward
June 18. 1840