Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 19, 1853

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 19, 1853
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1853-04-19

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, April 19, 1853

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: New York, NY

transcription: lmd 

revision: tap 2019-03-28

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Auburn
April 19
My dear Augustus,
If you are to be
in New York nearly
a month to come will
you not come and see
us again before you
go South– Your father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

was sorry to miss
seeing you but was
in New York only
two hours and forgot
your address– He
may be obliged to
go to Providence some
time this week, on
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business– will be
absent a week–
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
came home
Saturday and went
back yesterday– Mr
Dawson
Birth: 1813-03-14 Death: 1883-02-17
is ill–
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
& Fanny
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
went
to Canandaigua last
week Monday, and
came back Saturday–
Aunty has returned
home– The weather
is so fine that I
have been in the garden
to day for the first
time– I get strength
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slowly– Aunt
Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
is well– She
wishes much to have
you come home again
before you go South.
Will you go to the
Upholsters’ whose address
I send and enquire
if they have recieved
their paper hangings
and whether they
have any similar
to the sample Fred
left– They were to
let me know but
may have forgotten
it– they had
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my address– this
is theirs–
G. P. & J. Gratacap’s
Upholstery, Paper Hanging’s
Warehouse–
No 233 Broadway
Opposite Park Fountain–
Should they have any
similar to the sample
I would like a piece
sent by Express
that I may see
it before I get the
whole– Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29

sends love– God bless
you– your
Mother–