Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 16, 1854

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 16, 1854
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1854-06-16

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, June 16, 1854

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: pxc 

revision: fdc 2019-09-30

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Friday June 16th
My dear Henry,
Federic
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
wrote me
that he heard of the
arrival of Mr. Schoolcraft
Birth: 1804-09-22 Death: 1860-07-07

and Caroline
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28
two days
after they reached Albany
– accidentally – He went
to see them at Congress Hall.
This is all I know on
that subject – I am sorry
they are so unwise –
I received your letter of
Tuesday yesterday with that
of Mrs Schuyler
Birth: 1809-07-26 Death: 1898-07-29
and the
– which is
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about as lucid as the
speculations of insanity
usually are – Mrs Schuylers
letter is excellent –
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
brings me a letter
to enclose for L. Weightman
Birth: 1843-02-20 Death: 1932-12-23

she talks much of Louisa's
visit – Your own
Frances –