Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 27, 1863

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 27, 1863
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1863-10-27

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 27, 1863

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: bpt 

revision: crb 2018-01-30

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Page 1

Tuesday
Oct 27th
My dear Son
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
wishes me
to write to you for
him –
"In the tin box, in the
vault, at the State
Departmentare two
packages – one marked
Wm. H. Seward Jr.
containing $800 in
5 - 20 bonds —
the other marked
L. E. Carpenter
Birth: 1815 Death: 1899-05Certainty: Possible
& Wm. H.
Seward Jr. containing
$7,000 in 5 -20 bonds
Page 2

Cut off Coupons due.
Nov. 1st and sell them
on that day at
J. Cook’s
Birth: 1821-08-10 Death: 1905-02-18
and Co’s
Send me draft on
Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
check on
N. York, with a
statement of the avails
of the coupons of the
$7,000 and $800 separately"
Will was better
yesterday but is worse
again to day – has
never but once, been
free from fever 24 hours.
Love to Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02

God bless you
Mother
Page 3

Will has been
very ill all
day – if he
is no better
tomorrow I
shall be
alarmed about
him &
telegraph –
Tuesday
night