Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, July, 1862

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, July, 1862
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1862-07

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, July, 1862

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location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Anna Seward
Birth: 1834-03-29  Death: 1919-05-02

location: Albany, NY

transcription: rew 

revision: srr 2021-07-06

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Thursday
My dear Anna
Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
left here
the day after you
it was fortunate that
he did as a telegram
called him immediately
the same evening –
He said he would
send Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
home
for you – I hope
your brother
Birth: 1841-12-14 Death: 1896-10-15
is with
you and recovering –
The news which
reach us are not
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of a very encouraging
character – but
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
says he has
no fears for the safety
of Washington.
You see McClellan
Birth: 1826-12-03 Death: 1885-10-29

is in command of the
defenses of Washington
again! –
Aunt Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
continues
very ill – She was
carried to the carriage
and drove 2 or 3 miles
yesterday – after which
she felt better fora short time
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I am going again
with her to day –
Love to your Mother
Birth: 1812-10-29 Death: 1889-10-09

tell her I am glad
her son is with her
even at the expense
of a wound –
Pray let me know
how you all are –
This letter came
from Fred last night
Love to Grandma
Birth: 1779-08-02 Death: 1863-02-13
from
Father, John & Mary
Birth: 1847
.
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
& Jenny
Birth: 1839-11-18 Death: 1913-11-09
send
love – Will's regiment
has no orders to move
yet their uniforms have
not come –
God bless you
Mother