Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, October 2, 1864

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, October 2, 1864
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1864-10-02

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, October 2, 1864

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: lxw 

revision: obm 2016-06-30

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Page 1

Sunday Oct 2d
My dear Son
I meant to have
written yesterday - your
birth day - but numer-
ous engagements presented.
Now that you have
been to the Army and
returned safely, thank
God, will you
not come and
see us. Let me
know when you
will probably come
and how long you
will stay as Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29

would like to return
with you. Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29

has I suppose reached
Washington
Page 2

Frances
Birth: 1854-02 Death: 1931-05-23
and Frank
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
are
here. Frances is well
Frank not very well.
Our family are much
as usual. Nelly
Birth: 1862-09-11 Death: 1921-10-05

is not quite well
today. When she
heard me speak of
you she immediately
said she wanted to
see “Uncle Gus & Midge
Unknown
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Editorial Note

pet

Frances says she will
come out again when
you come home.
All send love
your affectionate
Mother
Page 3

Major A. H. Seward
Department of State
Washington
Auburn
Oct 3
NY
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Stamp

Type: postmark
Page 4
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Editorial Note

This is the back of the envelope.