Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anne Wharton Seward, July 7, 1864

  • Posted on: 27 July 2016
  • By: admin
xml: 
Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Anne Wharton Seward, July 7, 1864
x

transcriber

Transcriber:spp:ahf

student editor

Transcriber:spp:srr

Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1864-07-07

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 Miller Seward to Anne Wharton Seward, July 7, 1864

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Unknown
Unknown

transcription: ahf 

revision: obm 2016-06-29

<>

Page 1

Auburn July 7th
My dear Anna
Mrs. Merriman
Birth: 1813-08-14 Death: 1890-01-20
goes
to day to see their son
Birth: 1839-09-05 Death: 1892-04-16

who is at Fortress monroe
in a hospital. Will
you ask Frederick
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
to
get her a pass and
show her any proper
attention. She has
been President of our
aid Society and
indefatigable
Unwearied; not tired; not exhausted by labor •
in her
labours for the Soldiers
since the society
was established.

[top Margin] I wrote
this to send
by Mrs Merriman
she may not go
as Mr M.
Birth: 1808-07-10 Death: 1877-04-22
thinks
to go himself[ . ]
x

Supplied

Reason: 

Page 2

I was quite alarmed
last night when I saw
the notice in the
Tribune of the rocket
accident, but on
consideration I thought
if there had been
serious injury you
would have telegraphed[ . ]
x

Supplied

Reason: 

Pray write me
how Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
is.
We have nothing
late from Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
than
the notices Fred sent.
The weather is warm
again. Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is
here this morning
I drove with her to
Page 3

the Lake yesterday about
11 miles. She loves the
drive better than I.
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
is well again.
Jenny
Birth: 1839-11-18 Death: 1913-11-09
pretty well
& Nelly
Birth: 1828-10-07 Death: 1897-07-24
very well.
Love to Fred.
very affectionately
Mother.
All the talk now
is about the raid
into MaryLand.
Our Governor
Birth: 1810-05-31 Death: 1886-02-12
does
not respond to the
Presidents
Birth: 1809-02-12 Death: 1865-04-15
call.
There was much rejoicing
about the destruction
of the Alabama[ . ]
x

Supplied

Reason: