Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, February 12, 1859

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, February 12, 1859
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1859-02-12

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, February 12, 1859

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

location: Washington D.C., US

receiver: Lazette Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01  Death: 1875-10-03

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: mah 

revision: ekk 2015-07-15

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Poor Preston King
Birth: 1806-10-14 Death: 1865-11-12
goes to
so many dinners & parties
and grows to so obese that
he cannot keep awake so he
goes to sleep sometimes at the
table sometimes on a sofa
with the women all about him[ . ]
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Reason: 

Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
always wakes him up
of course and is trying
to devise some way to keep
him at home and not to
have people laugh at him.
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
had toothache so
terribly yesterday and the
day before that I put
kreosote in her tooth. With
every precaution that I could
take, her gum is blistered
today. The tooth is
quiet. She went
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last evening with her Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

and Anna to Dr Bailey
Birth: 1807-12-03 Death: 1859-06-05
,
where she is always in-
vited to come & sit in a
corner with Fanny Bailey
Birth: 1844
.
The gathering of
and curious people was
unusually large, among
them Signora Jessie Meriton
Mario
Birth: 1832-05-09 Death: 1906-03-05
who gives lectures in
Italy. As Greeley
Birth: 1811-02-03 Death: 1872-11-29
says in a
letter of introduction to me
“My Italian English friend
who lives & labours for the
l liberty of the country
of another[ . ]
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Reason: 
Pike
Birth: 1816-12-09 Death: 1886-12-02
& his wife
Birth: 1824-11-30 Death: 1908-01-15

were there, Mrs Piatt
Birth: 1826-11-25 Death: 1864-10-02
of
Cincinnati, Miss Dodge
Birth: 1833-03-31 Death: 1896-08-17
, who
signs her production Gale
Hamilton, & Mr Wood
Birth: 1799 Death: 1870
who
has recently published
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the “Scenes in Another World
Author: George Wood Publisher: Derby & Jackson Place of Publication:New York Date: 1858

making Heaven very much
like a tea party in this
world. Fanny was greatly
amused and came back
without a return of tooth
ache. She has been to
Church today.
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
is well. I believe he
is expected to be acting as
his father is nominal
manager at the Ball.
He continues to dance with his
knee a little stiff yet,
looks & seems well. He
would like to have Jenny
Birth: 1839-11-18 Death: 1913-11-09
at
the Ball. I would not
have divided this sheet had
I thought to have filled
it. I want to see you
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and Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
very much.
The Napiers
x Birth: 1823-12-20  Death: 1911-08-24  Birth: 1819-09-19  Death: 1898-12-19 
will not
get away before the
15th of March. Henry
thinks now we may stay
until the 2nd of April
- uncertain. I hope to
be able to do something
this week. I did not
last, except with
some very stupid letters
one to Mr Sackett
Birth: 1811-11-18 Death: 1895-09-06
.
Bell
Birth: 1858
makes me play with
him half of the time. I
shall be glad when he can
have dog company, though
I expect he will quarrel
with them, good night
dear sister.