Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., July, 1857

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., July, 1857
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1857-07

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Letter from Frances Adeline Seward to William Henry Seward, Jr., July, 1857

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Albany, NY

transcription: dxt 

revision: ska 2019-12-04

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Fanny Seward
July 1857
Auburn July
1857
My dear brother –
Today is
very very warm. I have
been to church. Doctor
Cressey
Birth: 1811-02-06 Death: 1866
did not preach –
but another clergy-man
Unknown
.
I sat with Ella Marvine
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as our pew was almost full –
Preston King
Birth: 1806-10-14 Death: 1865-11-12
went – and
of course took up a great
deal of room –
Lulu has been sick but
is almost well again –
Did I write that Kate
Birth: 1837 Death: 1878-04-08

had be was sick? she –
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is now up but by no
means well has grown
pale and thin –
Yesterday I went to Aunt
Clary's
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
– they had some
real black raspberrys
raspberries for tea —
Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
has not been well
but is better now –
I have finished "Evelina
Author: Miss Burney Publisher: Derby & Jackson Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1857
" –
it ended entirely to
my satisfaction. You dont
know how interesting
it was —
I suppose you would
like a nice walk in
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the garden tea – after
tea – would not you?
the bid birds sing so very
sweetly –
Day before yesterday I
went to see Abby
Birth: 1822 Death: 1895-09-16

L little "Willie Seward
Birth: 1856 Death: 1874-05-27
"
is learning to creep –
and says a few words –
We have another horse
he belonged to Mr
Patten
Birth: 1812 Death: 1884-05-06
the butcher – I
pe believe – but Mr
Patten has failed –
We all want to ^see^ you
very much –
Have you seen Carrie
Birth: 1834-07-25 Death: 1922-02-28

lately – we expect to see
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her here this week
with her two sons
x Birth: 1854-08-05  Death: 1913-05  Birth: 1857-03-08  Death:  

My hand seems be witched
today – for every other
word I have crossed out –
I wonder what you are
doing now – and if you
have your slippers
on?
Tomorrow – Father
Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25

Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
– and Preston King
leave for the 1000 islands
they expect to be gone
two weeks —
Always glad to hear from
you – I remain
Your affectionate sister