Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., September 4, 1857

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., September 4, 1857
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1857-09-04

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., September 4, 1857

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: msf 

revision: ska 2020-01-31

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Auburn A Sep 4th
My dear Son,
I sent your
dressing gown by Express
yesterday —
We look some for
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
& Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
l to night
but not much until
next week — I wish
you could all be
at home together —
Your Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
goes to N. York
in about a week from this
time — Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
is playing
with two!! puppies
Unknown
which
Mr Dunscomb
Birth: 1804-02-23 Death: 1891-12-16
sent
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her from Canada
Miss D
Birth: 1841-02-12 Death: 1914-02-05
— is still
at her friends
Unknown
on
Staten Island — which
Island seems to be
in the hands of the
lawless at this
time —
Fanny
 Death: 1860
(horse) is lame
again — she cannot
be much used without
lameness — Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11

& I drove her to Mrs
Martin's
Birth: 1818-12-25 Death: 1899-07-09
Wednesday —
& Father drove her a
little more after we
returned —
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
has a new
girl
Unknown
Lafe
Unknown
has run
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away — I have not
seen Aunty since
Thursday —
God bless you
Mother —
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William H. Seward Jr
Albany —
AUBURN, N.Y.
SEP 4
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FREE
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
William H. Seward