Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, August 22, 1866

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, August 22, 1866
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1866-08-22

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to William Henry Seward, August 22, 1866

action: sent

sender: Frederick Seward
Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25

location: Newport, RI

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: lxw 

revision: obm 2016-10-31

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Page 1

Newport, Wednesday
My dear Father,
Yesterday, we had
the French Legation to dinner. Today
we have been to return the visits of the
Blatchfords
x Birth: 1817-08-27  Death: 1901-06-12  Birth: 1820-03-09  Death: 1893-07-07 
, the Bancrofts
x Birth: 1803-10  Death: 1886-03  Birth: 1800-10-03  Death: 1891-01-17 
, & the
Morgans
x Birth: 1810-12-10  Death: 1885-03-26  Birth: 1811-02-08  Death: 1883-02-14 
. Gov. Morgan has a
pleasant house, with four acres of
ground, much more attractive than
the one at Washington.
Page 2

The wounds in my head have looked
unusually healthy, red and active, since
I have been here. I do not know
whether it is a favorable or an
unfavorable symptom that the
large one has lately commenced to
bleed occasionally. yesterday twice,
a dozen drops or so at a time.
Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
thinking it might be the
stimulating effect of the applications
has written to the Surgeon General
Birth: 1817-07-21 Death: 1883-04-05

for instructions
Page 3

I like the idea of the clock, but
my impression is that it would
look better projecting from the roof
like a dormer window, rather than
in a belfry. Mr Barreda
Birth: 1827 Death: 1883
has one
here over the entrance of his stable.
Affectionately yours
F. W. S.