Letter from Frederick William Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 21, 1844

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 21, 1844
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1844-04-21

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 21, 1844

action: sent

sender: Frederick Seward
Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: West Point, NY

transcription: nwh 

revision: crb 2018-07-19

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Auburn April 21st 1844
Dear Brother,
Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
has been quite sick but she is now better,
though not well enough to write to you. The weather has been
very pleasant here for the last week and many of the flowers
are out. I have been to Aunt Clara's
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
to day and she told me
to give her love to you and to tell you that she was going
to move up here next Wednesday and bring the two Pollys
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Editorial Note

Talking about two animals, a cat and cow.
,
as Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
calls the cat and the cow, with her. Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
went to
Albany last Monday. We have a vacation now for two weeks.
A good many boys here have inquired about you and asked
if you were not coming back soon. Mr McClallen
Birth: 1791 Death: 1860-11-16
went afishing
early this morning and caught several brook trout two of
which he sent to mother. Willie says I must tell you that
he is going to set up a recess as soon as he gets candy enough.
Clarence
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24
sends his love to you. Mother wishes me to say that
she received your letter yesterday. I think some of going to
Canandaigua this vacation. Aunty's
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
house has been on fire
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but it was not much injured.
Your affectionate brother,
Frederick W. Seward
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Augustus H. Seward
At the Military Academy
West Point
AUBURN N.Y.
APR 21
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