Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 31, 1857

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 31, 1857
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1857-05-31

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., May 31, 1857

action: sent

sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1844-12-09  Death: 1866-10-29

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: jxm 

revision: fdc 2019-11-14

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Sunday May 31st 1857
Dear Brother,
In my letter of Friday,
I said "I send you some Pansies." but
forgot them until the letter had
gone, here are a few flowers.
Jenny
Birth: 1839-11-18 Death: 1913-11-09
was here on Saturday evening.
I have been to the Baptist church.
today, to hear Hattie's
Birth: 1838 Death: 1860-04-22
husband. Mr
Simpson
Birth: 1824-09-10 Death: 1881-03-12
preach: did you ever see him?
I think he is fine looking.
The Segoines
x Birth: 1846  Death: 1922-01-30  Birth: 1834-03-02  Death: 1865  Birth: 1843  Death: 1872-10-09  Birth: 1806  Death: 1893-04-15  Birth: 1804-01-06  Death: 1895-08-13 
leave on Wednesday. Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

intends to have them here to dinner
on Tuesday.
How are Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
and Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
? give them
my love when you see them.
Yesterday we went out on the creek
in our new row boat. did you
know Father had a boat? After the
ride on the river I went to Aunty's
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03

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house. her kitchen looked quite
comfortable she sits there all
day. the wood house is nearly done:
and the fence almost finished.
I have had my hair cut short.
it was 6 inches long.
Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
and Aunty send much love.
Your affectionate sister
Fanny.