Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, July 24, 1868

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, July 24, 1868
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1868-07-24

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, July 24, 1868

action: sent

sender: Janet Seward
Birth: 1839-11-18  Death: 1913-11-09

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Unknown
Unknown

transcription: meb 

revision: crb 2017-11-21

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Auburn
July 24th 1868
My dear Father,
I received
your letter this morning,
and hasten to let you
know the preparations I
have made for your guests.
We have nine rooms,
and propose, if satisfactory
to you, to entertain here:
Mr
Birth: 1820-11-14 Death: 1870-02-23
& Mrs Burlingame
Birth: 1825-08-23 Death: 1888-08-19
, Miss
Cushman
Birth: 1816-07-23 Death: 1876-02-18
, two Chinese
Page 2

dignitaries
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Unknown

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, Mr. Risley
Birth: 1814 Death: 1893
, the
Misses Risley
x Birth: 1850-03-05  Death: 1925-07-27  Birth: 1844-07-15  Death: 1908-11-27 
, one secretary,
or if you prefer a foreign
minister, and four gentlemen
that can be put in the
office and Auntys
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
room.
there will be two beds in
each room.
Aunty Worden has been very
sick with erysipelas in her finger,
it is a little better today, but
she suffers very much with
it. Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
came this noon,
and will stay with Aunty
until she is better.
The Misses Risley have not
come yet, nor have we
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heard from them —
The children
x Birth: 1864-11-10  Death:   Birth: 1862-09-11  Death: 1921-10-05 
say I must
send you a lot of kisses —
Nelly wishes to know how
the Parrots are?
Affectionately,
Janet —
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Mrs ^WH^ Seward
July 24 th
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Auburn
July 24/68