Letter from Frederick William Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, January 22, 1840

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, January 22, 1840
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1840-01-22

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Letter from Frederick William Seward to Lazette Miller Worden, January 22, 1840

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

location: Albany, NY

receiver: Lazette Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01  Death: 1875-10-03

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: msf 

revision: tap 2018-10-24

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Albany Jan 22d 1840
My dear Aunt,
Ma
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
has been wanting me to write
to you for a great while, but I could not until
this morning. Ma has got a book-case like yours
at Canandaigua. She has been putting all our books
and the School District Library into it and I have
been making a catalogue of them. Will ^you^ send down
Augustus’
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
Caesar
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and his Davies Arithmetic
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by the
first opportunity for I am going to study the
former and he the latter. Mr Weed
Birth: 1820-12-10 Death: 1851-06-18
’s folks
x Birth: 1797  Death: 1858-07-03  Birth: 1797-11-15  Death: 1882-11-22 
have
moved to the corner of Hudson and Hallenbake streets.
I intend to go there this evening. Mr Weed gave me
a silver pencil New-Year’s day. It will tell the
day of the month. Ma is going to have a party
week after next. We were all busy last night
folding notes &c. Pa
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
had an oyster supper last
night for some Auburn gentlemen
Unknown
. There is
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a man by the name of Mr Joscleyn
Birth: 1796-01-31 Death: 1881-01-13

painting a portrait of Pa. We all think
that he will make a good likeness. We
are all well and hope that you are too.
Your affectionate nephew
Frederick.
P.S. Give my love to all not excepting kitty.

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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Mrs Alvah Worden
Auburn
Paid W.H.S.
PAID
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ALBANY NY
JAN 25
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Frederick 1841