Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, December 1832

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, December 1832

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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1832-12

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, December 1832

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sender: Frances Seward
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Person

Name: Frances Seward Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

location: Auburn NY
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Place

Name:  City:  Auburn County:  Cayuga State:  NY Country:  US

receiver: William Seward
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Person

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

location: Unknown
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revision: ekk 2015-05-28

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Sunday Morning
My Dear Henry, I hardly know whether to write again you
say nothing about coming home but as next week is Court I
suppose we may expect you some time this week. I will
venture to write a short letter peradventure you may recieve
it before you leave Albany
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Place

Name:  City:  Albany County:   State:  NY Country:  US
. Your letter of Teusday sent by Mr Barker
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came to me last evening. Pa
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Person

Name: Elijah Miller Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
said he had, had it in
his possession all day but had never thought to give it me.
Augustus
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Person

Name: Augustus Seward Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
was delighted with his little letter and little Fred
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Person

Name: Frederick Seward Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25

looked on so wistfully that I gave him the envelope and told
him that his Pa sent it to him he immediately ran into the
kitchen to show the girls
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his little letter as he called it.
I was very much rejoiced to hear of the brightness of Weeds
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Person

Name: Thurlow Weed Birth: 1797-11-15 Death: 1882-11-22
prospects
it did appear so horrible to me that he should lose his limb
Congratulate him for me on the prospect of recovery.
I have ascertained by enquiry that the Mrs Yates
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Person

Name: Elizabeth Yates Birth: 1813-09-16 Death: 1891-03-23
you saw was or is
a half sister of Abijah Millers
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Person

Name: Abijah Miller Birth: 1779-02-14 Death: 1834-07-11
- Jane Miller - she has been here
at Isaac
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Person

Name: Isaac Miller Birth: 1791-04-30 Death: 1853-04-03
's but I had almost forgotten her and was not aware that
she was married. So you see I should have been quite as ignorant
as you was had I been similarly situated and in me it would
have been quite unpardonable. I sent my last letter on Wednesday
Polly Ingalls
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Person

Name: Polly Ingalls Birth:  Death: 
was here sewing for Clary
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Person

Name: Clarinda McClallen Birth: 1794 Death: 1862-09-05
. She continued until Friday
since that time I have had no fire in my room the weather
has been extremely cold and wood has become so scarce that
there has been talk of all moving down into the dining room.
Page 2

Grandma
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Person

Name: Paulina Miller Birth: 1751 Death: 1835-10-03
concluded as usual that we should be obliged to break up
house keeping and she had not determined in her own mind
precisely whether she would go to Isaac Millers or to Kellogg's
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People

Name: Laura Kellogg Birth: 1786-03-22 Death:  Name: Daniel Kellogg Birth: 1780-04-19 Death: 1836-05-04

and spend the remainder of the winter, taking it for granted that
they weh were well supplied with fuel. It is very cold
to day we none of us go to Church. I have had a hard cough
more than a week which prevents my going out. evening. Clary
has gone to see Mrs Fosgate
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Person

Name: Margaretta Fosgate Birth:  Death: 1848-03-10
, the rest of the family are all
deeply engaged in reading, I must close this to send to the office.
Your own Frances
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Monday, November 23, 2020
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