Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, September 21, 1849

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Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, September 21, 1849
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1849-09-21

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Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, September 21, 1849

action: sent

sender: Clarence Seward
Birth: 1828-10-07  Death: 1897-07-24

location: Auburn, NY

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

location:
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transcription: crb 

revision: crb 2016-05-25

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Auburn September 21 1849
My Dear Uncle,
We this morning received, with the accompanying
letter, a beautiful Plumb Cake upon the top of which were
the words.
"To the Hon Wm H. Seward
from
John Hook
Unknown
."
printed with red sugar. Aunty
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
thought I had better send
Mr Hooks letter to you, so that you might acknowledge
the receipt of the cake.
Col. Webb
Birth: 1802-02-02 Death: 1884-06-07
and family
x Birth: 1835-02-15  Death: 1911-02-12  Birth: 1833-11-10  Death: 1876-12-03  Birth: 1830-12-14  Death: 1918-12-04  Birth: 1827-11-30  Death: 1896-10-03 
came Wednesday night and
remain till tomorrow noon. Attendance upon them together
with the multiplicity of household affairs have prevented
Aunty from writing you. We are all well, and awaiting
with impatience the day that releases you and Fred from
your irksome labor. Mr Griswold
Birth: 1823-09-05 Death: 1886-06-01
still remains.
As, Ever Affectionately
Clarence A. Seward
William H. Seward.
Page 2

John Hook
Sept. 19. 1849