Letter from Frances Alvah Worden to Lazette Miller Worden, September 26, 1841

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Letter from Frances Alvah Worden Chesebro to Lazette Miller Worden, September 26, 1841
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1841-09-26

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Letter from Frances Alvah Worden Chesebro to Lazette Miller Worden, September 26, 1841

action: sent

sender: Frances Chesebro
Birth: 1826  Death: 1909-08-24

location: Canandaigua, NY

receiver: Lazette Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01  Death: 1875-10-03

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: atb 

revision: ekk 2016-02-03

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Canandaigua Sept 26
My dear Ma
I received your letter yesterday morning before breakfast
Pa
Birth: 1797-03-06 Death: 1856-02-16
says he is glad that Williaim Beardsley
Birth: 1816-03-27 Death: 1900-01-25
is appointed postmaster
for he thinks it will get the Whigs awake in Auburn. I hope
that the new postmaster General will not think to turn Mr
Wheelar
Birth: 1783 Death: 1852-09-11Certainty: Probable
out.
I went to curch all day ^and^ as you gave me premision
I am going tonight if Thomas
Birth: 1817-07-09 Death: 1864-07-23Certainty: Probable
does not offer to go with me us
He went to our curch this morning and this afternoon to
the brick curch to see the girls. Mr Granger
Birth: 1792-12-01 Death: 1868-08-31Certainty: Probable
came home on
Friday. Gideon
Birth: 1802-07-02 Death: 1878-02-11Certainty: Possible
seems to feel as grand as he did before his
father
Unknown
resigned. And Add
Unknown
has certainly not grown any smaller.
Yesterday towards night Sarah
Unknown
and I went down to
Mr Bemises
Unknown
and got some beautiful daliahs and Balsamine.
A lra large tree was blown down by the wind today in
Mr Woodruffs
Birth: 1807-09-12 Death: 1885-11-01
yard. Elizabeth Hurd
Unknown
said that her father
Unknown
was very
glad of it for it came ^was^ in the way and that he was always
in the figets if a house did not come up with his
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idea of beauty.
You would have laughed if you could have seen
the front room of yesterday morning it was all topsy turvy but it
soon got righted and Elsia
Unknown
said it looked very nice.
I shall be at the cars waiting on Saturday
afternoon at 8. Kiss her for me. Give my love to all. Sarah is not
here yet or I suppose she would send her love too. I wish that
Mrs. Wright
Birth: 1806-12-25 Death: 1875-01-04
would let Mary Anna
Birth: 1808-10-01 Death: 1873-11-05Certainty: Probable
come and stay here a little while
Miss B
Unknown
____________ keeps hersif in "a state of mind
beyond everything" most all the while. She and
so much that she does not get time to hear lessing
until its most time to go home. If you are having a
mighty nice time do not hurry home for we get along
well enough. I send you Mr Greigs
Unknown
speech though you
may have read it. Frances A Worden is flourishing
save it if you please for Pa may want it.
Mrs. Alvah Worden
Auburn
CANANDAIGUA
SEP
26
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Lazette Worden

Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
Frances 1841