Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, March 12, 1861

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, March 12, 1861
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1861-03-12

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, March 12, 1861

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Frederick Seward
Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: alc 

revision: amr 2021-01-21

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Tuesday, March 12
My dear Son
I may as well
to day make a list
of applicants pressing
for office which you
can dispose of in
due time and order –
David A. Hall
Birth: 1795-10-16 Death: 1870-12-24
of
Washington – A place
for writing in any of
the Departments –
Mrs. Hall
Birth: 1814-01-06 Death: 1871-04-06
has already
written to Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
– I will
only add that Mr.
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Mr Hall is and old
man – & a kind friend
to whom we are indebted
for many friendly offices –
in days gone by –
____________________
J. A. Curtis
Birth: 1814-08-13 Death: 1885-08-16
, son-in-law
of Mr. Hall –
A Consulate –
Has been employed as
architect on the Public
Buildings
––––––––––––––––––––
Mr. Eldred
Birth: 1799-09-02 Death: 1871-04-30
wishes
to be sent somewhere even
not to the Southern Confederacy,
as bearer of dispatches
by the government
_____________________
Page 3

Hugh McNeil
Birth: 1830-01-10 Death: 1862-09-16

a Consulate –
Warren
Pennsylvania
Mrs Watsons
Birth: 1812-03-30 Death: 1893-11-13

nephew –
I believe these are all
at this time –
We hear that Ethan
Warden
Birth: 1803-10-21 Death: 1861-03-22
is better – I am
going to see him to day
I will write to Anna
tomorrow –
Mr. Austin
Birth: 1805-09-26 Death: 1880-12-20
said you were
not looking quite as well
as last summer, dont work
to steadily – God bless you
Mother –
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For Fred –