Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to Frances Miller Seward, April 20, 1855

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to Frances Miller Seward, April 20, 1855
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1855-04-20

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to Frances Miller Seward, April 20, 1855

action: sent

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

location: Canandaigua, NY

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: cjb 

revision: fdc 2019-10-03

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Dear Mother,
I received
your letter this
morning. I am
sorry you have
been sick, and
hope you are
better, I have a
nice little match
Page 2

box for you, in the
shape of a little fawn
color and white Rabit.
It look quite dear,
I am glad dolly has
been of use to you
and hope she will
be tonight. I guess
such lines look strange
to you but my
Page 3

ruled paper seems
to have hidden itself
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
has some
but I can write
on this hers
is large sheets
like father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
writes
on. I have some
but not ruled.
I read in my
testament this morning
Page 4

and said my prayers
morning and night
It rains and may
rain all day. have
you read in the
“Cat and Dog,”
Author: Julia Charlotte Maitland Publisher: Evans & Dickerson Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1854
I left
you. Mother does
damask mean red
or and some kind
of cloth or can
there be blue damask
Page 5

Tell Willie
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
he has
a room here.
Has the “young-
America?” come yet.
When have you
heard from father?
I went to Bessie
Seymour’s
Birth: 1842 Death: 1907-10-28
last night.
Give my love
to all and write
if not tiresome.
Page 6

When have you
heard from Gussy
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11

Good bye Dear
Darling sweet
Mother.
Your own
little Fanny
(Seward)

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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Fanny April
20
1855