Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 1, 1861

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 1, 1861
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1861-07-01

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 1, 1861

action: sent:AUB_1319

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

location: Auburn, NY

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

location: Washington D.C., US

transcription: saz 

revision: iwl 2021-04-21

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Monday July 1st
My dearest Henry
Will
Birth: 1839-06-18 Death: 1920-04-29
came home
Saturday night – It was
pleasant to hear from
you all so directly –
I am glad you and
Anna
Birth: 1836-03-29 Death: 1919-05-02
are both better
again –
This morning Aunt
Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
Fanny
Birth: 1844-12-09 Death: 1866-10-29
& Eliza
Horner
Birth: 1807 Death: 1876-10-31
went to Tarry-
town
– I was not well
enough to go to Albany
but may meet them
there on their return
Friday – Theodore
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Pomeroy
Birth: 1824-12-31 Death: 1905-03-23
will see them
as far as Poughkeepsie
where they await another
train of cars –
Mrs Ethan Warden
Birth: 1804-06-10 Death: 1883-12-18

writes to me that
she is desirous of your
influence with Mr
Cameron
Birth: 1799-03-08 Death: 1889-06-26
in getting
a contract for her brother
Birth: 1796-08-07 Death: 1874-08-09

from Government for
making shots in
a furnace –
Having written to Fred
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25

previously she gives
me no further
particulars – only
adding that her
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family are immediately
interested in the success
of her brother –
We are having our first
rain for a long time –
Lazette
Birth: 1803-11-01 Death: 1875-10-03
is with me –
We have no news
to day from Washington
May God protect
you all
Your own
Frances –