Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, December 9, 1850

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, December 9, 1850
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1850-12-09

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, December 9, 1850

action: sent

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

location: Florida, NY

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: smc 

revision: tap 2019-02-05

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Florida Dec 9 Monday Morning
Dear Frances
I have been thinking some of making you a visit during
the holy days and thought it best to hear from you first there is
nothing very especial sinc[ e ]
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Reason: 
you left us we have engaged a
very Careful good boy
Unknown
he was with us last winter he is expe–
cted next week and I shall want to be with him a weeek or
more before leaving and spend a day or two in new york
Jasper S Armstrong
Birth: 1790-04-30 Death: 1866-12-24
buried his only Daughter
Birth: 1825 Death: 1850-11-18
two Days
before you left Goshen and a Niece Mrs Augusta Kinsey
Birth: 1828-10-13 Death: 1850-12-04

She died young and left no child Mr Post
Birth: 1822-08-18 Death: 1892-03-01
and his two Children
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Unknown Birth: 1845-11-16  Death: 1919-09-15 

have gone to her fathers
Birth: 1796-03-07 Death: 1856-03-23Certainty: Probable

We had quite a fright last Friday morning the alarm of fire
was given but no one could tell from whence till the danger
was over George W Seward
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
was at Miss Parsons
Birth: 1812
well and heard
some of the girls
Unknown
say the beds were burned up but supposed it
in Jest till he saw two of them run up the back stairs with there
wash dishes of water he followed with a pail full and found
the back office filled with a dense smoke there were two beds in the
room the bed clothes had been stripped off and laid in a chair near
the stove whether the chair fell over or not the girls could not tell
when the room was cleared of smoke and the fire out the clothes
gone chair bolster and pillows the floor burned half through for
a yard and half squared a very narrow escape all things considered
no ladders or pails and but little water handy. we are all as well
as usual the children
x Birth: 1845-08-22  Death: 1925-10-01  Birth: 1844-01-19  Death: 1894-03-04  Birth: 1842  Death: 1908  Birth: 1836-02-16  Death: 1910-02-06  Birth: 1833  Death: 1892 
are all at school The Doct
Birth: 1817-02-06 Death: 1897-11-09
& Mary
Birth: 1828 Death: 1905
doing
we should be glad to hear from soon. Mrs Seward
Birth: 1822 Death: 1872-08-27
has been to the
store and met betty
Birth: 1797Certainty: Probable
the wife of Stephen Jacobs
Birth: 1793Certainty: Probable
he worked three or four
for our Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
he is wasting very fast with the consumption I will
go and see him Your A,ff,t,e Brother
Edwin P Seward