Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 29, 1852

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 29, 1852
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1852-12-29

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, December 29, 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: tap 2019-03-22

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Washington
Dec 29th
My dear Son,
I send this morning
the Lake Superior Report to
Mr Edmund Blunt
Birth: 1799-11-24 Death: 1866-09-02

Yesterday while I was out
Lieut
Birth: 1822-06-15 Death: 1863-10-04
& Mrs Hunt
Birth: 1830-10-15 Death: 1885-08-12
called–
they are staying in the city
Lieut. E.B. Hunt– is it your old
classmate
Birth: 1824-02-23 Death: 1886-09-06
?– I shall go to
see them tomorrow–
Dont you intend to come
here for a while when you
can leave New York–
We will not insist upon
your visiting any more than
you choose– I hope you
will come– Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
writes
me that she will
probably return with Mr
Schoolcraft
Birth: 1804-09-22 Death: 1860-07-07
– did you see
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him when he went North?
Caroline
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28
& Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
have
gone to Philadelphia to
day for a supply of
Jewelry which cannot
be obtained here– They
return tomorrow–
I have many amusing
things to tell you which
I cannot write–
Missrs. Sumner
Birth: 1811-01-06 Death: 1874-03-11
Hale
Birth: 1806-03-31 Death: 1873-11-19
& Chase
Birth: 1808-01-13 Death: 1873-05-07

dined with us Tuesday– the
whole Free Soil party in
the Senate– It was an
agreeable party– Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

is very busy as usual
he has three or four cases
in the supreme Court which
occupy much of his time.
Little is going on in Congress
during the holidays
Carrie
Birth: 1828-05-22 Death: 1906-12-09
is not yet presented
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at the Presidents
Birth: 1800-01-07 Death: 1874-03-08

I go with her next week–
Did you hear any thing
of Fred’s
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
going to New
York– Into the Tribune
Office– Such a course
is under consideration–
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
had a Christmas
party of little girls
Unknown
– they
had a christmas tree and
were very happy– She
sends love– God bless
you– your affectionate
Mother–