Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, September 25, 1856

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, September 25, 1856
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1856-09-25

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, September 25, 1856

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: Albany, NY

transcription: rag 

revision: ska 2019-11-19

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Thursday Sep 25
My dear Son,
I hope you do not suffer
from the effect of this unusually
cold season – I suppose your lodgings
are in Albany now you are working
so near the city – Next Monday
Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
will go to Detroit – he is
to speak on the 2d – He has had
one ill turn this week but seems
much better now – I wish the
weather would admit of his going
every day to the Lake as he
would like to do – Our company
consisting of 3 women
Unknown
3 nurses
Unknown
& 3 ladies
Unknown

all left us last Saturday – Frances
Birth: 1826-12-12 Death: 1909-08-24

is not well and if she does not
take more care of herself will
be likely to have consumption
she coughs and has other unfavorable
symptoms – Frank
Birth: 1854-02 Death: 1931-05-23
is a very
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bright little boy – his Grandmother
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is
very proud of him – Aunty has
been with Aunt Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
since
they left – they come up every night
and play whist with Father –
Mr Chedell
Birth: 1806-04-24 Death: 1875-06-19
’s daughter
Birth: 1833 Death: 1872-04-05Certainty: Probable
is to be
married this evening and Lucy
Watson
Birth: 1832-04-27 Death: 1903-12-20
next Tuesday – Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29

is groomsman for the latter –
It is impossible for me to say
when I shall go to Washington but
I think some time next month –
I suppose Father will not be away
much over a week when he goes
West – We look for you home
every week – Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
and Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
are
to come once more – cant you
all come together? Wont
you call and see Caroline
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28

All send love – God bless you
Mother –