Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 18, 1847

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 18, 1847
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1847-08-18

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 18, 1847

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: lmd 

revision: tap 2018-07-17

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Wednesday morning
My dear Henry,
The children
x Birth: 1826  Death: 1909-08-24  Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1828-10-07  Death: 1897-07-24  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25 
all came home
safely last evening – much pleased with their
excursion – I am better to day – shall try
to get down stairs to tea – Drs Wayland
 Death: 1863-10-16

and Shelton
Birth: 1798-09-11 Death: 1883-10-11
are here – This morning a
letter came from Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
dated at
Ft Hamilton on Sunday – He says he has
not fully determined whether he shall
come home again before going to Mexico
I presume he will not but says this to spare
my feelings – He wrote but a few lines
promising to write again soon – Does not say
whether Col. Bankhead
Birth: 1783 Death: 1856
is there or at Governors
Island – Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
is well two doses of Ipecac
administered homoepathically effected her cure
she was running about the house in
a few hours – She often enquires where
her father has gone – your own Frances
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
F A. Seward
Aug. 18, 1847