Letter from Augustus Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 5, 1846

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Letter from Augustus Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 5, 1846
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1846-05-05

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Letter from Augustus Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 5, 1846

action: sent

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

location: West Point, NY

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: nrs 

revision: lmd 2015-06-16

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West Point May 5 1846
My dear Brother
I received your nice little letter
on last Saturday. I am sorry that your fish did
not live any longer I suppose they would
rather have staid in the creek.
Freddy
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
had a very unfortunate time
with the horse I hope when you grow larger
you will drive so well that the horses can-
not run away with you; do you ever try
to ride the horses any or drive them
I know you used to drive sometimes with
Grandpa
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
last summer. Tell Clarence
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24

William Coleman
Unknown
was here about a
week l has left for home.
Your affectionate Brother
A H Seward
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William H Seward Jr
Auburn
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Augustus May
1846
WEST-POINT
N.Y.
MAY
5
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