Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 14, 1855

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 14, 1855
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1855-11-14

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 14, 1855

action: sent

sender: William Seward
Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: maf 

revision: fdc 2019-10-08

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Auburn Nov 14
My Dear Mother
I got your letter
this morning and should have writte before but
I have ben so busy that I have not had
time to do every thing Fathe
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
is here and
has been here ever sence he came home from
Washington we have ben geting thing ready to
leave Fathe has written sum two Hundred
letters and I have taken the Name of men
for Documents I have [ abutgh ]
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Alternate Text: about
1500 quite a list
we have not had a letter from Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03

sence she left Aunty Clary
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
is verry well
Watch
 Death: 1856-04-29
has been sick for a day or two but
he is well now as ever I was looking in you
work [ baske ]
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Alternate Text: basket
the other day for sum thred and
found in that little — Butmoney a two & a
three dollar Bill I suppose that you left them
by mistake if you give them to me I
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will be very glad of them
Fathe doz not know when he will come
to Washington
You Affectenate Son
Wm H Seward Jr
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Willie Nov 14t
1855