Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Frances Miller Seward, April 11, 1852

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Frances Miller Seward, April 11, 1852
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1852-04-11

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Frances Miller Seward, April 11, 1852

action: sent

sender: Clarinda McClallen
Birth: 1793-05-01  Death: 1862-09-05

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: maf 

revision: tap 2019-03-21

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Auburn April 11th
Dear Frances it is a pleasent day [ hear ]
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Alternate Text: here

to day we have had a few pleasent days Abbey
Birth: 1822 Death: 1895-09-16

told me that the crocus are [ beging ]
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Alternate Text: beginning
to show
their heads Abbey is staying at Bartons
Birth: 1821-12-03 Death: 1905-12-24

they have a sick child
Unknown
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Editorial Note

Mary Loughborough Patten
Birth: 1851 Death: 1923
or Edwin Loughborough
Birth: 1845
Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
thinks she will not
want Abbey I received your letter written the 6 or the 9
in just three days from the time it was written
I was very glad to hear from you that you wer[ e ]
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all well
also that Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
was better of his cough I now
look to the time when you will all be back again
thursday is the midle of April it will soon be
the first of May I dont think we had better
come down this spring you are coming home so
soon if we had come the first of the month
as I thought we should we should had some
time it may be so that Augustus can come home
for a short time this summer that he cannot
know any thing at presen I feel as though he was
almost with us when we can get a letter so soon
from him I am thankful that he is out of the
[ reageon ]
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Alternate Text: region
of Clearfork and the commanches it is
e[ a ]
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ster to day I have not been to church I have been
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to the methodist they are having rather
a protracted meeting they are making a good many
converts I should have written this yesterday
but just as I was combing my hair Mrs Smith
Unknown

came to take tea with us she had sent word
by Mc Clallen
Birth: 1791 Death: 1860-11-16
he had forgot to tell me but we had
quite a nice time Mrs Howe
Birth: 1808 Death: 1866-04-16Certainty: Possible
has gone home we are
quite alone though Miss Miss Marshal
Unknown
is here
yet we have got Washington
Unknown
and his wife
Unknown
for neighbors
they live on the corner of North street or at least
Chapel street Denis
Birth: 1827Certainty: Probable
has got the hot bed made
ready for seeds he has been taking the
adalahes
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Editorial Note

Perhaps dahlias
out of the saw dust the House
appears to be quite dry John Dill
Birth: 1804 Death: 1866
is going
to take the boarding House that Prince
Birth: 1802Certainty: Possible

has been keeping I think that is a very
good plan Mary Ann
Birth: 1809-01-19 Death: 1886-04-24
will have to do something
else beside making calls Abby says that
Fredrick
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
will be up this week or next
I shall be glad to see him when he does
come Mrs Horner
Birth: 1780 Death: 1856-12-09
is better than she was
when you left Abby Swift
Unknown
is dead
my love to all Augustus
Clarinda Miller
Frances Frnces

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April 12 1852
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21