Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, January 19, 1846

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, January 19, 1846
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1846-01-19

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to William Henry Seward, January 19, 1846

action: sent

sender: William Seward
Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: ccd 

revision: tap 2018-07-20

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Auburn Jany. 19/46
my dear father,
I want to
see you very much in-
deed. Sister Fan
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
is very
well, and Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
has
just bought her a
little tunic. And she
won't let any-body touch
it: even if I come near
her, she begins to cry.
When John was driving the
horses to church on Sunday

[left Margin] The horses are very well, and look very nice,
Aunty thinks.
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with Mother, Frances and
Mary
Unknown
, he was very much
afraid of them and he look-
ed more like a grinning
monkey; than John Scollins
Birth: 1810 Death: 1902-05-16
.
Grandfather
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
, is going to
sell Mr Burton's
Unknown
farm. ^Mr^ Burton
feels very bad about it. He says
he cannot afford buy another.
Mother feels very sorry, to
think she is going to lose
his butter. Theyre was a man
Unknown

came here, and he had
his foot frozen, and Grand-
father gave him a pair of
his boots. He could not find
any boots at the stores, to
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fit his foot, but Grandpa's
I wrote three letters, last
evening. One to Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
,
one to Freddy
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
, and one to
Clarence
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24
. That was a very
nice Christmas present you
sent me of Cock Robin
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&
New Mother Hubbard
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. Clarence
gave me one very much like
it. I wonder why you
and he did not get them
alike. When are you coming
coming home. I want to see you
very much. Do come as soon
as you can: won't you father?
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Patrick
Unknown
is a very good
driver, and he does
not act as fraid of the horses
as John is. Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
and I were
very much pleased to see
John. –
Sister almost walks: she
took two or three steps alone
this afternoon. Snip
 Death: 1848
has had
a very sore foot for nearly a
week, he let the sleigh run over
it, but it is getting better now.
I hope dear father, you will
answer this letter soon, and
remember your little boy in
Auburn.
Willie
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William H Seward
Washington,
District Columbia,
AUBURN N.Y.
JAN 20
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