Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 15, 1852

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 15, 1852
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1852-08-15

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, August 15, 1852

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: Washington D.C., US

transcription: csh 

revision: crb 2019-07-01

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Auburn Aug 15th
My dear Henry,
Though I have no
letter from you yesterday
or to day, my mind is
relieved by seeing that
you are again in your place
in the Senate – Frances
Birth: 1826-12-12 Death: 1909-08-24

and Henry
Birth: 1822-02-03 Death: 1888-11-24
are here and
Miss Avery
Birth: 1833-09-01 Death: 1893-11-14
& William
Henry Miller
Birth: 1823-07 Death: 1900
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
did
not come home yesterday
he promises to come next
week – Dr Hale
Birth: 1797-11-27 Death: 1863-07-15
P preached
for us to day – he & Hanson
Coxe
Birth: 1819-11-13 Death: 1895-01-16
administered the
sacrament – Judge
Page 2

Conkling
Birth: 1789-10-12 Death: 1874-02-05
called upon
me Thursday evening
I have never seen him
in better spirits –
Fred says "Mr Weeds
Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22
Land
Warrant which he has just
received reads "for services
in Capt – Sewards
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
company
40 acres" ––– "He says he
always suspected it but
never knew before that he
began so young" –––
Augustus' Land Warrant
came here – I forwarded
it to Old Point Comfort
your own
Frances ––