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

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

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1868-09-24

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

action: sent

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

location: Washington D.C., US

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

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: lxw 

revision: crb 2016-10-14

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Washington Sept 24, 1868
My dear Daughter
I have your letter of the
21st. Frederick
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
& Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
have
not yet returned
I am very sorry to hear
of General McDougall
Birth: 1839-06-14 Death: 1914-05-24
illness,
I should be glad to go to
Auburn. But my last visit
was followed by an accumula-
tion of business here that has
entirely enslaved me since
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my return. Perhaps clerks
may let me up.
Mrs Risley
 Death: 1868-09-28
remains very
low, but they do not dis-
pair of her
When I get home I shall
take care that none of Nellies
Birth: 1862-09-11 Death: 1921-10-05

chickens or Willies
Birth: 1864-11-10
ducks
shall ever be killed by
my body
affectionately your father
William H Seward
Mrs William H Seward Jr
Auburn