Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, November 17, 1863

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, November 17, 1863
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1863-11-17

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anna Wharton Seward, November 17, 1863

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

location:
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receiver: Anna Seward
Birth: 1836-03-29  Death: 1919-05-02

location: Unknown
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transcription: maf 

revision: tap 2018-03-23

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Tuesday Nov 17th
My dear Anna
Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
does not
speak encouragingly
of your coming here
with Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
so I infer
we are not to expect
you or Fred unless
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
should be home
again – Since last
Friday he has improved
pretty steadily until
to day he is not
quite as well – has
a little fever, the
Page 2

Dr
Birth: 1807-12-05 Death: 1888-04-24Certainty: Probable
thinks the effect
of fatigue – Yesterday
he sat up too long
and sent for Day
Birth: 1817-02-23 Death: 1878-02-28

to talk on business
matters. He is still
very feeble – has to be
carried from the bed
to his chair – We
hope he will be
better again tomorrow.
As there is no prob-
ability of my going
to Washington until
the latter part of the
Winter, will you
be so kind as to send
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me my fur tippet
and cuffs – I do not
need the muff.
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
also needs her
brown hat – can they
all be put in one band
-box and sent by Express?
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
was quite ill
Monday – is better again
to day. She remains
at Pisgah –
I am sorry dear Anna
to be always troubling
you with such
commissions – Love
to Fred and Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11

yours affectionately
Mother –