Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, September 15, 1868

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, September 15, 1868
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1868-09-15

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, September 15, 1868

action: sent

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

location: Washington D.C., US

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

location: Unknown
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transcription: meb 

revision: crb 2017-11-21

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Department of State
Sept. 15. 1868.
To F. W. Seward.
I have just received
your note of the 13th inst.
I shall see the Secretary of War
Birth: 1831-09-29 Death: 1906-03-04

to day and obtain a formal
leave of absence for Capt. Wharton
Birth: 1841-12-14 Death: 1896-10-14
.
I hope you will not yield to
any impatience about hurrying
home. I am quite successful
in keeping business down.
Gov. Morgan
Birth: 1811-02-08 Death: 1883-02-14Certainty: Probable
arrived last
night. He so far has adheres
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firmly to the opinion he expressed
when here before.
I present the Peruvian Minister,
E. Garcia
Birth: 1834 Death: 1905
, over again to day.
He makes a new speech. This
is drawing it rather strong.
General Webb
Birth: 1835-02-15 Death: 1911-02-12
has settled the
“Wasp” affair with great skill
and elegance.
Tell Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
that the Baron
Birth: 1797-03-05 Death: 1879-07-27

and Miss Gerolt
Birth: 1839-03-17 Death: 1907-02-02
and all the
diplomats in town have visited
me since my return.
Page 3

I dine with Mr. Cerutti
Birth: 1808-07-16 Death: 1896-03-12

to day and with the Baron
to morrow. Yesterday I dined
with Mr. Risley
Birth: 1814 Death: 1893
. Mrs Risley
 Death: 1868-09-28

continues convalescent.
I send you a beautiful
letter of Mrs. Sanfords
Birth: 1841-06-27 Death: 1902-06-01
, which
please preserve or return.