Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., December 16, 1870

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Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., December 16, 1870
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1870-12-16

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Letter from William Henry Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., December 16, 1870

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

location: Shanghai, China

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: pxc 

revision: crb 2018-03-22

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Editorial Note

Letter written by Olive Risley Seward for William H. Seward
Shanghai, Dec.16. 1870
My dear William,
After two months we are
preparing to reembark on our
voyage around the world.
During that time we have ex-
plored the Northern and the
Central regions of China.
We sail on Thursday next
for Hong Kong. A fortnight
at most will enable us to
see Canton and Southern China.
Thence we shall proceed. I know
not with what directness to Madras.
Letters written. however we receipt
of this will reach us there.
After our visit at that
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place we shall go to Bombay.
there by Aiden to Cairo. Then
the Emperor
Birth: 1830-02-08 Death: 1876-06-04
of Turkey sends us
a fermand and invites me to
be the guest of the Empire.
I send a box containing furs
to your address. From this port
by US. Mail Steamer to San
Francisco
, and by Wells and Fargo
Express to you. I advise Wells and
Fargo of the shipment.
I trust in God that all my
friends at home are well and
happy. Olive
Birth: 1844-07-15 Death: 1908-11-27
gives you her love.
and I am
Your affectionate father,
William H. Seward
by Olive
To.
William H. Seward, Jr.
Auburn, New York –