Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 27, 1857

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 27, 1857
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1857-11-27

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Miller Seward, November 27, 1857

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

location: Albany, NY

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: sts 

revision: fdc 2020-01-14

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Albany
Store Nov 27th
My dear Mother,
Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
arrived
here last Wednesday and started
for Florida this morning, we all
went up to Mr Whartons
Birth: 1808-02-07 Death: 1868-09-09
to dinner
yesterday (Thanksgiving) we had a
very good dinner and a pleasant
time, Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
& Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
went to the
Theatre to see Miss Cushman
Birth: 1816-07-23 Death: 1876-02-18

who is playing here, I also went
but there was such a crowd that
I did not find them.
Yesterday with us passed off very
quietly, we kept the store open
all day the proprietors" going to
lunch while the Clerks stood and
attended to business.
I should like to have you look
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and see if Father has left
any of his overcoats at home
(he said that if he had I could
have it) if you find one will you
send it down to me as I find
myself without one and the weather
being quite cold it would be very
comfortable to have something besides
a shell to ware.
When does Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
intend starting
for Washington, please let me know
when she is coming
Love to all
Your affectionate son
Will
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
William
Nov 27
1857