Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, May 14, 1861

  • Posted on: 6 July 2018
  • By: admin
xml: 
Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, May 14, 1861
x

transcriber

Transcriber:spp:jds

student editor

Transcriber:spp:cnk

Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1861-05-14

In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's persons.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "pla" point to place elements in the project's places.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's staff.xml authority file. In the context of this project, private URIs with the prefix "psn" point to person elements in the project's bibl.xml authority file. verical-align: super; font-size: 12px; text-decoration: underline; text-decoration: line-through; color: red;

Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, May 14, 1861

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: jds 

revision: crb 2018-07-03

<>
Page 1

Auburn. Tuesday May 14th 1861
My dear Father
I have had two
letters from you since I wrote
last, and now have only a
few moments to write before
going to Pisgah where the
Samaritan society meets today
Last night Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
received
Miss Dix's
Birth: 1802-04-04 Death: 1887-07-17
letter contain-
ing some very useful instruc-
tions about society work.
The last company of
Auburn volunteers left on
Thursday last week – there
were six in all – Jenny
Birth: 1839-11-18 Death: 1913-11-09
Mother
and I were very al glad you
did not think it necessary
for Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
to enlist it would
Page 2

have been hard to have
him go – Mr Titus
Birth: 1818-07-04 Death: 1905-05-26
has been
to Elmira to see his son
Edgar
Birth: 1842 Death: 1884
– he found them all
well cared for and contented
there – It is said a company ^Regiment^
is to be ordered from there every
day until all have left.
We still feel very anxious a-
bout Washington – & the news
of every new company added
to the number there is welcome –
We shall be thinking of you
on your birthday and wishing
we might be with you – All send
much love –
Your affectionate little girl
Fanny
Page 3

For Father
Hand Shiftx

William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
not pursue
Auburn is further & confers
within sequestration

[top Margin] Either they have
decided without
hearing you – or
after hearing you


[top Margin] There was a battle – Got
nothing to what
his taken by
of
I've tried – of
late for him
and hope for


[bottom Margin] left
North Flats
Come but not
within no day
has no
be Mr Underwood
Unknown
x

Editorial Note

Possibly Henry Underwood
Birth: 1818-02-08 Death: 1881
or John C. Underwood
Birth: 1809-03-04 Death: 1873-12-07

W Seward