Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, June 12, 1849

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, June 12, 1849
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Date:1849-06-12

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, June 12, 1849

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sender: Edwin Seward
Birth: 1799-07-02  Death: 1872-04-25

location: Summerville, NY

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: msr 

revision: crb 2016-06-29

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Summerville June 12 1849
Dear Sister
I have thought for a long time I would
write to you as my brother
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
is necessarily much engaged
in business and when he does write I need an interpreter to
know whether you are all well. Our family are all well at present
I took Frances
Birth: 1836-02-16 Death: 1910-02-06
, Edwin
Birth: 1833 Death: 1892
, Thurlow
Birth: 1842 Death: 1908
, & Jasper
Birth: 1844-01-19 Death: 1894-03-04
to school this morning found our
Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
quite unwell he would go to the Fullerton farm on saturday the ride was
to much he was at Goshen twice last week his new house keeper
Unknown
came this
morning. She is between 50 & 60 looks smart and healthy. Mr.Greene
Birth: 1802 Death: 1873-09-13Certainty: Probable
is to
bring some of ^his^ folks out in the morning to induct her into business.
Brother G
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
will commence moving on wensday the house is not yet finished
his Children Mary.A.
Birth: 1828 Death: 1905
& Caroline
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28
spent two weeks in New Jersey during
vacation and were highly delighted with there visit. Dr. Cummin’s
Birth: 1776-07-15 Death: 1863-01-09
son
John
Birth: 1820 Death: 1852-02-20
and his Lady
Birth: 1827 Death: 1897-09-23
have come here from Iowa
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Iowa

. John is to study for the
Ministry with his father. Dr Wescott
Birth: 1814-09 Death: 1876-02-23
of Goshen is to take the place of
Dr Cummin in Florida church soon the scholl is not as good this
summer as usual. Mary A and Frederick W.
Birth: 1845-08-22 Death: 1925-10-01Certainty: Possible
will commence
next week boarding with Miss. Parson
Unknown
you have no doubt long ere
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ere

Before; sooner than •
this
heard that I have married again and to whom this for my children
and self are well satisfied with this and I hope by the blessing of
a wise providence it will prove a blessing to all the connecxions of
the family. People are getting alarmed about the colera. My
Farm is put out again this year but we are milking one cow
and making our own butter. Father has got to be very childish
and forgetfull which makes it a great task for G.W. and all others with
him. write me a letter and tell me where your boys
x Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25 
are how Clarence
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24

is getting along where my brother is and when you expect to come to
Orange County. Our RRoad is now open to Oswego and it will make you
a short and pleasant trip if you should come that way our country
looks very fine except the corn crop and the prospect for everything
else is very good should the summer favour it the corn may be
a good crop yet. Mrs Seward
Birth: 1822 Death: 1872-08-27Certainty: Probable
sends her love to you remember me
to all enquiring friends your Affte Bub
Edwin P. Seward
Mrs F. A. Seward
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Mrs Wm H. Seward
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York
CHESTER
JUN 15
N.Y.
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
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