Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July, 1849

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July, 1849
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1849-07

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July, 1849

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
Unknown

transcription: aca 

revision: crb 2017-02-09

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Page 1

Wednesday morning
My dear Henry,
Your two letters came
last evening one from
Cherry valley and one from
Cooperstown. I am sorry
you are to be detained so
long. I am going to day
to Canandaigua to return
tomorrow. Lazette’s
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
con-
tinued illness calls me
there. she has symptoms
which are alarming.
If Miss Bissel
Unknown
were gone I
should bring her home
with me.
Page 2

Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
and Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
have
gone with AW
Birth: 1797-03-06 Death: 1856-02-16
to
picnic at Clifton
A Sunday School excursion.
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
continues well. I
leave her for one night
with Frances Worden.
She is persuaded
To influence by argument, advice, or intreaty • To convince by arguments, or reasons offered •
to stay
because her Aunty is sick.
She is singing by my side
like a little bird.
Miss Lanterman
Unknown
the
young Lady who was in
company with the Dodge's
Unknown
x

Editorial Note

She may be referencing the family of William Irving Dodge
Birth: 1789-07-10 Death: 1873-01-30
, who was practicing law in Syracuse at the time

came here Tuesday eve
Monday morning. she
goes to Ithica to day
Three serenades last night
kept me awake until
Page 3

so late an hour that
I feel very dull to day.
The party came off
Thursday evening and
gave very general satisfac-
tion. Judge Conkling
Birth: 1789-10-12 Death: 1874-02-05

was disappointed that you
were gone –– Margaretta
Unknown

forgot that part of the
message. The Judge
called last evening with
the young ladies
xyoung ladies
x
Unknown

Unknown
. We
are all invited to Mrs.
Gardener's
Birth: 1799-02-27 Death: 1876-12-26
Thursday evening.
I wish I could see
you for half an hour
this morning, but I may
not. ever your own
Frances