Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., March 19, 1853

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Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., March 19, 1853
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1853-03-19

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Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., March 19, 1853

action: sent

sender: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Washington D.C., US

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: ssb 

revision: tap 2019-03-26

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Editorial Note

The date of this letter has been changed from March 19, 1849 to March 19 1853 based on the context of the letter
Washington Saturday
March 19
My Dear Willie,
Please tell your
Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
that I had the pleas-
ure of receiving her first letter
this morning and was glad
to find that she was so well,
and that I hope her next will
inform me that Auntie Lazette
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03

is better. I would be very sorry
if she should fall sick after
having taken such good care
of your mother so long.
Caroline
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28
goes to New York with
Mr Schoolcraft
Birth: 1804-09-22 Death: 1860-07-07
to day. She
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will remain there, I do not know
how long) to see her brothers
x Birth: 1832-02-20  Death: 1876-01-14  Birth: 1829-12-04  Death: 1867-10-25 
.
Mr Schoolcraft will see that one
of them attends her to Auburn.
Mr Seth C. Hawley
Birth: 1810-02-10 Death: 1884-11-10
will
remain with me and help me
write letters a few days.
I hope that your harness
will be done soon. Do not think
of getting a wagon till I come.
I want to see what it will cost.
Tell Mother that I have
a view of the House at Auburn.
It is very beautiful — and that
Theodore Parker
Birth: 1810-08-24 Death: 1860-05-10
will review
our book
 Publisher: Redfield Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1853
in the Westminster Re-
view.
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your affectionate father
William H Seward
William H Seward Junior.
Auburn.