Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 18, 1870

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 18, 1870
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1870-01-18

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 18, 1870

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: Louisville, KY

transcription: mmh 

revision: crb 2018-03-21

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My dear Gus,
I see by the papers
that you are having rather [ boistrous ]
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Alternate Text: boisterous

weather at Louisville but if it is
not very cold I suppose you will
like it – It is very mild with
us, only three cold days since
you left us. I assure you Gus
I miss you very much, Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29

went to New York the same
week that you went away. I
called in a young lady friend
Unknown

Page 2

I was so lonely. Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is still at her
house. Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24
& Frank
Birth: 1854-02 Death: 1931-05-23
went to
New York, a week ago Thursday, Aunty
expects them back every day, but
they have not come yet. It makes
it rather lonely for Aunty – The
papers this morning say your Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

has arrived at HavanaMr Fitch
Birth: 1800 Death: 1883

arrived in New York last Friday
is expected home tonight. I under-
stand he says your Father is to
spend the winter at St. Thomas
When we hear from Father I
will let you know – The book
of Photographs arrived the week
after New Years, it being addressed
to F. W. Seward
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
, I put the box
up in Freds library where it re-
mained until a letter came
saying they had made a mistake
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in the address – It is very handsome
and the photographs are very beautiful.
I wish you could see it. I wish
again to express my thanks for all
of the beautiful photographs you
give me; they are a source of
constant enjoyment – The Perry
daughters
x Birth: 1847  Death:   Birth: 1844-09-14  Death: 1920-04-14 
are in Buffalo visiting
Mrs Perry
Birth: 1819-10-04 Death: 1898-02-12
is well, as every one else
you are interested in – I hope
you are pleased with your quarters.
Mother
Birth: 1812-03-30 Death: 1893-11-13
and Libbie
Birth: 1835-09-04 Death: 1892-02-25
send their
love to you – the children
x Birth: 1864-11-10  Death:   Birth: 1862-09-11  Death: 1921-10-05 
are
well –
Your affectionate sister,
Janet W. Seward
Auburn January 18th 1870