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,
This morning
Molly
Birth: 1847
and I (who slept
together) got up at about
half past five, Molly
was asleep but I after
a while woke her up.
I am afraid it troubled
Mrs Wharton
Birth: 1812-10-29 Death: 1889-10-09
whose room
we must pass through
to get out. Susy
Birth: 1850-06-06 Death: 1859-03-13
sleeps
with her. While Molly
and I are upon a
kind of shut up pia-
-za on a three beds
upon the floor. Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

gave me one dollar
the sum I asked, A
sad acident happed
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to China Dolly Molly
in bringing her down
from An Annas
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02

room let her fall
and broke broke both
legs and an arm I
am going to try
for another here.
Mr Wharton
Birth: 1808-02-07 Death: 1868-09-09
dines or
rather eats with a
large cat
Unknown
on his lap
who refreshes her self
by (after he has finnished)
swithing her tail almost
into his tea.We have
a little wee wee
puppy
Unknown
here. I said my
prayers last night and
will read in my testament
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today.
Sunshine and sorrow.
write soon.
Your little
Fanny (Seward)
Hand Shiftx

Frances Seward

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