Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, September 19, 1870

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, September 19, 1870
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1870-09-19

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Letter from Janet Watson Seward to William Henry Seward, September 19, 1870

action: sent

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

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Unknown
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transcription: csh 

revision: crb 2018-03-21

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1870
Auburn Sept 19th
My dear Father,
As we return
and find our home so
quiet, we miss you very
much, and wish you could
enjoy the garden with us, as
the leaves are turning into
such brilliant colors; Miss
Parkman
Birth: 1857-01-25 Death: 1933-12-27Certainty: Possible
is in ecstasy over
them, wears them in her
hair and presses them to
send to her father
Birth: 1807Certainty: Possible

We have all been very well,
and passed two very pleasant
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weeks at "Woodside"–
Aunty Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
continues very
well, has not yet made
her visit at Fred's
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
, is going
soon – as we had port last
night, it is getting cool
enough for her to travel –
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
is intending to make
a trip to Iowa
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Iowa

this month,
I shall go with him, leaving
Cora Richardson
Birth: 1845-01-15 Death: 1890-12-10
, with the care
of the children
x Birth: 1864-11-10  Death:   Birth: 1862-09-11  Death: 1921-10-05 
and Miss
Parkman – Mr Baker
Birth: 1816-03-16 Death: 1887-10-02Certainty: Possible
wrote
that his wife
Birth: 1817-09-21 Death: 1903-02-09Certainty: Possible
was not well,
and was to go into the coun-
try, so Miss Parkman's
visit to Washington is still
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in the future – I suppose
she has written you of her
plans – The wine arrived
safely from San Francisco
All our friends are well,
and all enquire for you –
Mr Seymour
Birth: 1791-04-15 Death: 1875-12-03Certainty: Probable
was here this
morning – Will is very much
hurried with his business
just now, and may not get
time to write you a long
letter, I hope your health will
continue to improve –
With much love for yourself
and kind remembrances to all
with you –
affectionately your daughter
Janet –