Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, February 23, 1865

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, February 23, 1865
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1865-02-23

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Letter from William Henry Seward, Jr. to Frances Adeline Seward, February 23, 1865

action: sent

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

location: Harper's Ferry, WV

receiver: Frances Seward
Birth: 1844-12-09  Death: 1866-10-29

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: dxt 

revision: crb 2016-09-09

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Page 1

Harpers Ferry Feb 23
My dear Fanny
I send you[ r ]
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Supplied

Reason: 
copy of 1st order
from here. Although this is a much larger
& important comd than my old Brigade I cannot
help feeling much regret at leaving Martinsburg
my staff & mess. I am in hopes that Genl
Stevenson
Birth: 1821-06-08 Death: 1897-01-22
will return here again and that I can
return before long.
You & Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
might come up here at any time
it being [ herfectly ]
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Alternate Text

Alternate Text: perfectly
safe against all raids
The watch ribbon & star came for which I am
much obliged if you can get a star a little smaller
I should prefer it
Tell Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
I am much obliged for Macs
Birth: 1839-06-14 Death: 1914-05-24
leave of
absence.
Your Affectionate bro
Will
I do not need any other drawers as I have two
pair of thick ones
Page 2

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Editorial Note

Page 2 is a printed business card

Page 3

Miss F. A. Seward
Care Secy of State
Washington D. C.
Hand Shiftx

Frances Seward

Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
Will Rec'd 24/65
ansd. Sunday 27th
FERRY
FEB 23
KA
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Stamp

Type: postmark