Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, March 19, 1870

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, March 19, 1870
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1870-03-19

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to Augustus Henry Seward, March 19, 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: tap 2018-03-29

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Auburn, N.Y.
March 19th
My dear Gus,
As you know Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10

came home a week ago yesterday.
he is very well, excepting his
arm, which troubles him very
much,. We have had very
cold weather, and a terrible
snow storm, two feet on the
level. Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
was kept very busy
two days, helping the numerous
houses from falling in, your
house the roof separated in
the center parting two feet
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but they managed to keep
it together so the walls will
not fall — Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
was to
come up this week but the
storm has delayed him, we
shall expect him next week
and shall expect you next
week or week after – It is
warm and pleasant today
the snow going off slowly –
Aunty
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is very well – Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24

has gone home. We are all
well.
With much love,
Jenny
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Col. A.H. Seward
Chief Pay Master, U.S.A.
Louisville
Ky –
AUBURN N.Y.
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