Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, December 14, 1857

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, December 14, 1857
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1857-12-14

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, December 14, 1857

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: smc 

revision: ska 2020-01-24

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Auburn Dec 14th
My dear Fanny,
I should have answered your
letter before but I could find no time untill
now. Nep
Birth: 1856 Death: 1859
is quite well and has
taken up his abode by the Office Stove
where he spends most of his time.
The little Cat has at present made herself
comfortable in the middle of my Bed where she
intends staying the rest of the day I should
think. We have been having good
Sleighing for the last few days until yesterday
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when there came a thaw and the Snow all
went off. I have just been buying a
nice little White Cutter and I wish you were
here to take a ride in it.
Fanny the Horse
 Death: 1860
has got pretty much over her
lameness and I ride nearly every evening
I suppose Rover
 Death: 1858-07-04
is well remember me to him
Give my love to Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
and all and
write to me when ever you get time
Your affectionate Brother
Will
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
Will
Dec 14. 1857