Letter from George Washington Seward to Frances Miller Seward, May 31, 1840

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Letter from George Washington Seward to Frances Miller Seward, May 31, 1840
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1840-05-31

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Letter from George Washington Seward to Frances Miller Seward, May 31, 1840

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sender: George Seward
Birth: 1808-08-26  Death: 1888-12-07

location: Florida, NY

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

location:
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transcription: msr 

revision: msr 2015-11-04

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Florida May 31st 1840
My Dear Sister,
It is the sabbath afternoon, the
services of the sanctuary are concluded, we have
had the pleasure and privilege of listening, to from
two more excellent sermons, the texts chosen
from among the beatitudes the first on the
that purity of heart [ whic ]
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Alternate Text

Alternate Text: which
is the only prepar-
ative to another and a better world the other
on the practice of that mercy which shallin turn mercy to us.
I am not much given to letter writing
on Sunday but have been induced to write
this afternoon for the reason that I have
an opportunity of sending my letter down
to New Burghin the morning.
Mother
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11
is some better than when you left
she is able to go about house and wh atten
and church in the forenoon. She is somewhat
wearied at this time having been under the
necessity of wanting some repose. Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24

who has now quite a sick time, he had
one on Wednesday recreated a little, and
is now down again.
I hope that Mother may continue con-
valescent, she needs rest.
Give my love to Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
&c
Yours affectionately
G W Seward