Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, March 25, 1859

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, March 25, 1859
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1859-03-25

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, March 25, 1859

action: sent

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: csh 

revision: amc 2020-11-25

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Friday March 25 th
My dear Sister
It is finally decided
that Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
and I set
our faces towards home next
Tuesday hoping to be with you
Saturday night – Henry
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
intends
to return by the Southern route –
John
Birth: 1827
will go with him &
Nicholas
Birth: 1801-12-24 Death: 1893
too, unless the horses
go of which I think there is
little chance – We are all
well and busy packing –
Mrs Baker
Birth: 1817-09-21 Death: 1903-02-09
& Maud
Birth: 1843
come
here to take care of the house
Kate
Birth: 1837 Death: 1878-04-08
will stay a week with
them after we are gone and
then goes to Philadelphia
Henry is to go tomorrow with
Lady Napier
Birth: 1823-12-20 Death: 1911-08-24
to Baltimore
where he will remain until
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Monday – The children
Tutor
Unknown
Governess
Unknown
&c– have
gone to Annapolis to await
the coming of the boat –
Lord Napier
Birth: 1819-09-19 Death: 1898-12-19
will stay here
at Lodgings until Lord Lyons
Birth: 1817-04-06 Death: 1887-12-05

comes – I have much to
talk about which it is best
to defer – I stop one day at
Albany and one at New York
Should any thing prevent our
being at Auburn Saturday
I will write again –
Henry will I suppose be home
about the same time – he
has no day fixed to leave
I hope you are better and
will not make yourself
sick preparing for us – I am
glad Charlotte
Birth: 1830
has come
as your last letter tells me –
I am very glad the medium
Unknown

agrees with us about the
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Cancer – Love to Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05

It is pleasant to think of
seeing you all again – it
seems much more than four
& a half months since I left
home – Send for Mrs
Adams
Unknown
if Charlotte needs
help – that is if you think
best – I know of no one else –
Fanny sends love – Bell
Birth: 1858

greets Trip
Birth: 1851-06-13 Death: 1862
& Carlo
you say nothing of Nep
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I hope he is well – if
you can write in time
we will be very glad to
find a line at N. York
Thursday or rather Wednesday
your own Sister –