Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 3, 1868

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 3, 1868
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1868-10-03

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Letter from William Henry Seward to Frederick William Seward, October 3, 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: keh 

revision: crb 2016-10-28

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Department of State
October 3rd 1868.
Frederick W. Seward Esqr.
My dear Frederick,
I have just now
received your letter of the 29th. It is
pleasant to know that Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
re-
mains well. I am so happy in the
belief that she improves by residing
in the country that I endure without
repining your own absence and her's.
Politically, there is nothing which you
do not know except the knowledge
of how much you do know by news-
papers is erroneous. Officially, labor
without annoyance
We conveyed Mrs Risley's
 Death: 1868-09-28
remains
to a vault in the cemetery at Oak
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Hill with all the considered attention
that I ^could^ command. Hattie
Birth: 1850-03-05 Death: 1925-07-27
is undergoing
what seems ^to be^ a regular course of the
fever which bereaved her of her
mother. Her case is regarded hope-
fully. Doctor Dimon
Birth: 1816-09-19 Death: 1889-07-22
left her last
night in care of Doctor Norris
Birth: 1828-03-09 Death: 1895-11-10
.
Doctor Norris was called away by the
illness of his father
Unknown
. Doctor Johnson
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of this city succeeds him
The medical family counsil
in New York decided that nobody
should go now to Mr Weed
Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22
.
Mr Donaldson
Birth: 1818 Death: 1886-12-03
has arrived