Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to Frances Miller Seward, May, 1855

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

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1855-05

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to Frances Miller Seward, May, 1855

action: sent

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

location: Albany, NY

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: meb 

revision: fdc 2019-10-07

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Dear Mother
I am
seated in Anna’s
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
room
writing and eat steam
molases candy, which you
know is so good Anna
does told the cook too
make some of my medicine
candy but does not yet
know if she has. I went
to see Esther
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Certainty: Possible
last
night with Mary
Van Wie
Birth: 1824 Death: 1899
who came to see
me and return a
call I had made so
I have seen her mother
Birth: 1795 Death: 1878

twice, I forgot to ask
the pin price, but
cannot get a ring
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with a brass plate
and must pay a
dollar for my ring
and the same for
Eliza’s. Molly
Birth: 1847
and I
slept in another room
(J) (Johns)
Birth: 1841-12-14 Death: 1896-10-14
last night.
I was asleep in but
15 minutes and.
Anna has bought me my
pink dress some pink-and-
white trimming buttons
basque buttons silk dress
trimmings a stiff white
petticoat and you a
drab stiff skirt.
Mrs Wharton
Birth: 1812-10-29 Death: 1889-10-09
is ^ a ^ very
kind. I said my prayers
night and morning, and
rely on me that I will
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read my testament when
I go dov down to our
room which will be soon.
write often in my
stay.
Your little
Fanny,
PS you need not send
me any medicine.
Fanny
Hand Shiftx

Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Fa My pet
May
1855 —