Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Lazette Miller Worden, March 12, 1846

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Lazette Miller Worden, March 12, 1846
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1846-03-12

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Lazette Miller Worden, March 12, 1846

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Canandaigua, NY

transcription: mlb 

revision: tap 2018-07-20

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Lazette Worden

Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
Willie
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
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Editorial Note

This letter was written by Frances Miller Seward for William Henry Seward, Jr.
Auburn March 12th
My dear Aunty,
I am sorry to
hear Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
is sick— I
shall come out there when
Eliza
Unknown
comes I think and
that will be in about four
weeks— I think Carlo
will be very glad to see me
when I come and I hope
you will too—I hope
Frances will not be sick
again— Give my love
to Carlo and Frances —
Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
is pretty well
and Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
is better —

[top Margin]
This letter was written some days ago
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I had a letter from Mary
Birth: 1828 Death: 1905

saying that her hand was
lame— She said nothing
about Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
— It is two
weeks since Mother has heard
from him and three weeks
since she has heard from
Freddy
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
—Mary says
Thurlow
Birth: 1842 Death: 1908
is going to the
Seminary to school with
her—he talks a great deal
about it—I have had a
fit since you went away
and have been very badly
sick—I asked Catherine
Unknown

why she did not come and
see me, she said she was
afraidAnn
Unknown
went into the
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milk room to night when a
rat jumped over her foot
and ran out to the drain
and then Catherine screamed
I have three very large
marbles and one china
alley which sister likes
to play with very much—
I have moved all my
play things books toys
and all into my
play room—my hobby
horse is there too—
I went over to the office
to day and saw a little
boy
Unknown
there—I played with
him – he wanted my
marbles – he belongs
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to one of the young men
Unknown

in the office—. Mrs Hills
Birth: 1796 Death: 1863-04-22

came over when I was sick
and wanted me to take some
old school medicine which
I would not do and do
not intend to as long as I
live— I rode to Aunt Clara's
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05

in the cutter— I will never
ride in it again it is broken
so— I advised Grandpa
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
not
to ride in it any more—
Aunt Clara gave me a
large piece of sponge cake
and a cruller— Mr Mc
Lallen
Birth: 1791 Death: 1860-11-16
has changed the
cow away for another —
Your affectionate
nephew – William