Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, July 23, 1845

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, July 23, 1845
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1845-07-23

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, July 23, 1845

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Canandaigua, NY

transcription: dxt 

revision: tap 2015-06-16

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Wednesday afternoon
My dear Sister,
Are you not much better this cool
day – we all have cause for thankfulness that
that exceeding hot weather did not continue
uninterrupted for a week more – we have had
no weather like it in many years. Mrs Bowen
Birth: 1816 Death: 1872-07-15Certainty: Possible

returned from Geneva Monday afternoon much
please with her visit at the "young farmers"
Mr Foster
Birth: 1821-06-11 Death: 1906-02-12
is a younger gentleman of 21 from
New York – after graduating at college he studied
farming for two years in company with 2 other
young gentlemen
Unknown
from the city – they were
instructed theoretically and practically by Mr
Owen
Unknown
who lives somewhere on the Cayuga
Lake – Foster has been married less than a year
and is now enthusiastically engaged in the
cultivation of a farm on the East side of Geneva
Lake 9 miles from Geneva. Mrs Bowen represents
his situation as f very attractive – and he is
delighted with his occupation – he married a
a french girl
Birth: 1820-05-03 Death: 1910-08-15
(of (French descent I suppose) of N. Y.
She is as much pleased as himself with the
residence and occupation – The lady was an
intimate friend of Mrs Bowen's niece
Unknown
who
has been there on a visit – She sent for Mrs Bowen
expecting — Thursday – Dear Sis I
am very sorry you did not come with our children
x Birth: 1826  Death: 1909-08-24  Birth: 1844-12-09  Death: 1866-10-29  Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 

I do hope you will be able to come in time to
prevent Fan from going back with those people
Mrs Bowen will probably leave on Saturday
expect Mr Bowen
Birth: 1808-02-25 Death: 1886-09-29Certainty: Possible
tomorrow – your own Sister
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Mrs Alvah Worden
Canandaigua
AUBURN N.Y.JUL 23
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