Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, April 26, 1856

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, April 26, 1856
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1856-04-26

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, April 26, 1856

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: Washington D.C., US

transcription: rag 

revision: fdc 2019-10-18

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Auburn April 26
My dear Mother
I found Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03

here when I came and all quite
well. Aunty thinks now of buyrenting
a small house if she finds one
that she likes. I find a great
many things to do since I came
most every ^thing^ want attending too
I have plenty for Dennis
Birth: 1827
to do
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
gave me a list of things that
he wanted to be done. You would
not know Fanny the Horse
 Death: 1860
if you
should see her she is so poor
she has not had the best of care
this winter and has staid out
most too long I have just been
out and bought some feed
and straw and am agoing
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to have her up at the house
soon although I shall not use
her much untill she look better.
I have not seen Mr Bowen
Birth: 1808-02-25 Death: 1886-09-29Certainty: Possible

yet but am going to see him
to day. It is quite warm here
and things look quite green
I will write again in a day
or two. I am staying at the
house
Your Affectionate Son
PS
Mr Griswould
Birth: 1817 Death: 1879-12-23
is getting
in a hurry for his Bill I am
agoing to send it soon. Give
my love to all
Will
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Hand Shiftx

Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Willie – April 1856
Unknown
Empire State
Hotel
Mr Crosby
Birth: 1817-11-03 Death: 1858-02-22Certainty: Possible

Church St
W. Johnson
Unknown