Letter from Lazette Miller Worden to William Henry Seward, Feburary 2, 1855

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Letter from Lazette Miller Worden to William Henry Seward, Feburary 2, 1855
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1855-02-02

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Letter from Lazette Miller Worden to William Henry Seward, Feburary 2, 1855

action: sent

sender: Lazette Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01  Death: 1875-10-03

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: nwh 

revision: ska 2019-11-07

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Page 1

Auburn February 2d
My dear Brother
The tax gatherer
called to day and left
the following notice which
I copy, – and which Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

says I must send to you.
County Tax
William H. Seward
$73.57
Miller Estate 23 75 Total 97, 32

Mother is very cheerful,
and improving daily
Page 2

in strength — Little Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29

– Who has not been well
for a few days past – has
quite recovered and is
to day visiting Abbey
Birth: 1822 Death: 1895-09-16

You have heard (as who
has not?) of our disas-
trous defeat in the 29th
district — I know nothing
of the particulars – but
two thousand majority is
an unpleasant sum total
against us – Your friends
here are confident &
cheerful — I saw Henry
Underwood
Birth: 1818-02-08 Death: 1881
, Ethan Warden
Birth: 1803-10-21 Death: 1861-03-22

Page 3

Mr. Austin
Birth: 1815 Death: 1865-07-24
& Mr. Ashby
Birth: 1813-02 Death: 1878-09-17

last evening — They all
have firm faith in the
in the success of our Cause
Tomorrow I go to Canan-
daigua
– after that
I will prepare for Wash-
ington –
Your own sister –
Mr. Chatterton
Birth: 1809 Death: 1871
came yester-
day for me to go to his
new buildings — Which
I did — they are progress-
ing finely — the windows
in — the lathe are ready
for plastering — He said
Page 4

I must tell you that most
of the wood work for the
building on the Corner
of North St was ready
He is awaiting warmer weather
to remove the old buil-
dings —
Do send me a
quantity of your Patent
Speech in N. York — Mr
Sackett
Birth: 1790-08-09 Death: 1865-06-02
says you have
them in pamphlet form —
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Lazete M Worden
Feb 2.1855