Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, November, 1868

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, November, 1868
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1868-11

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, November, 1868

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Augustus Seward
Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11

location: Unknown
Unknown

transcription: keh 

revision: crb 2016-10-14

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Page 1

Monday
My dear Gus,
I am very sorry
that you had so much
trouble for nothing, please
send the dress to me
by express –
When we arrived at the
depot in New York, we
found your Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
com-
fortably fixed in a drawing-
room – so you see we did
not start any too early
Page 2

I suppose you have read
his speech by this time
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
and Mary Carpenter
Birth: 1796-08-01 Death: 1883

are going back with him –
he is in very good health
I found the children per-
fectly well. Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29

expects to go to N.Y.
Wednesday night.
Nelly
Birth: 1862-09-11 Death: 1921-10-05
and Willie
Birth: 1864-11-10
send
love.
Your aff - sister
Jenny
Page 3

When your Father left Wash-
ington
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
had been
there a day, and Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02

was at Montrose, he
thinks she will go back
today.