Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, December 22, 1856

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, December 22, 1856
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1856-12-22

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, December 22, 1856

action: sent

sender: Frederick Seward
Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25

location: Albany, NY

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: pxc 

revision: fdc 2019-11-04

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Albany, December 22d
My dear Father,
Your note is
discounted and placed to your
credit at the Commercial Bank.
I wish Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
could have
come down to help you about
the house and the company. But
she thought she ought to stay
at home as they were all counting
upon it.
Events seem to be shaping
themselves in the best possible
way at Washington. We are
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looking with some curiosity
to see what comes of the “compro-
mise” predicted in the Herald.
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
is employing his leisure
evenings in reading Greek & Roman
history. He came yesterday to get
Gibbon
Author: Edward Gibbon Publisher: William Y. Birch & Abraham Small Place of Publication:Philadelphia Date: 1804
& Goldsmith
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My love to Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
. I have to
thank her for a barrel of the
finest apples that have come
to Albany this year.
Affectionately your son,
Frederick
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Frederick
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