Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, December, 1853

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, December, 1853
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1853-12

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, December, 1853

action: sent

sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1844-12-09  Death: 1866-10-29

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: amr 

revision: vxa 2019-04-01

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My dear Father
I hope you had A merry
Christmas. we had A christma-
–s tree ^I^ had so many things
I can hardly tell you.
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
gave me "Fanny Fern"
Author: Fanny Fern Publisher: Derby & Miller Place of Publication:Auburn, NY Date: 1854

and gave Matilda
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Editorial Note

Servant

A Fairy book
 Publisher: C. S. Francis & Co. Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1853
. Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

gave me the puzzle of
"Uncle Toms cabin and
Matilda A crying baby
Mrs Watrus
Birth: 1805-01-29 Death: 1860
gave
us some peanuts and canday
Miss Wharton
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
gave us
each an Album. her sisters
x Birth: 1850-06-06  Death: 1859-03-13  Birth: 1847  Death:  

gave us each A box of
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Bonbons. Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
gave
Me A little dog And
Matilda A monkey
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
gave me the
book "contentment better
than weailth"
Author: Alice B. Neal Publisher: D. Appleton & Co. Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1853
and gave
Matilda A teaset. Abbey
Birth: 1822 Death: 1895-09-16

gave me A wax figure
and Matilda a vilage.
Abbey s sister
Birth: 1824 Death: 1899
gave me
A candy heart.
Will you pleas to write
to me soon Mother
is not verry well
your affectionate daughter
Fanny