Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 18, 1852

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 18, 1852
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1852-12-18

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 18, 1852

action: sent

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

location: Washington D.C., US

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: New York, NY

transcription: jaa 

revision: crb 2019-07-02

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Washington Dec 18th
My dear Son,
I should have written some days
ago but I have been ill again, as Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25

has told you if you saw him – I now
down stairs again, at the table with the
family– As Fred may have missed
you I will tell you he left us Thursday
morning expecting to be in Noon Friday–
We found the family well and have now
the house in tolerable order–
I have one letter from Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
who
writes that Aunt Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
is quite well
James
Unknown
having been removed to another
house– Your Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
thinks you
can very easily come to Washington
if you prefer it– do you?–
Mr Schoolcraft
Birth: 1804-09-22 Death: 1860-07-07
goes North next
week at which time I shall
endeavor to have Uncle George
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07

and Unc Aunt Julia
Birth: 1824-02-11 Death: 1895
make their
visit, that they may have the benefit
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of Mr Schoolcrafts room–
Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
& Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
are well and at
this junction are engaged in an
altercation– Let me hear
from you soon– God bless you
your affectionate
Mother-