Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 30, 1870

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 30, 1870
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Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1870-01-30

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, January 30, 1870

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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: pxc 

revision: crb 2018-03-21

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Auburn Jan. 30th
1870
My dear Gus,
It was very kind
of you to answer my letter so
soon, we are glad you were not
blown away or submerged at
the time of the gale – Mrs Boshis
Bostwick
Birth: 1832-04-27 Death: 1903-12-20
is sitting by me reading
a paper, she and the baby
Birth: 1869-05-31 Death: 1914-03-20

came Tuesday morning to make
me a visit, we expect John
Birth: 1829-07-22 Death: 1872-06-22

soon – Lue sends her love to
you – Last night we entertained
at tea two gentlemen that traveled
with Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
through Mexico,
Californians, one was Mr Foster
Birth: 1807-11-01 Death: 1888-04-06
,
the man that sent the horses –
I am sorry you were not here
Page 2

The gentlemen are visiting Mr Fitch
Birth: 1800 Death: 1883
.
There are a number of boxes already
here and more to come –
The weather has continued pleasant
with us all winter, we are all
well excepting Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
, who continues
to have trouble with his throat
and restless nights, he is now
taking more exercise and hopes to
get better soon. I feel very anxious
about him, as he has fever so much
of the time. Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is as well
as when you were here, Frances
Birth: 1854-02 Death: 1931-05-23

is At home today having returned
from Canandaigua yesterday –
Nelly
Birth: 1862-09-11 Death: 1921-10-05
and Willie
Birth: 1864-11-10
send love as we
all do I hope you will keep
well, am glad you find pleasant
acquaintances.
With much love,
Sister Jenny –
I send you a copy of Father's letter recd
Friday a also one of Freds
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
recd a few days
before
Page 3

Col. A H. Seward
Chief Paymaster U.S. Army
Louisville,
Kentucky.
AUBURN, NY
JAN 31
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