Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, June 5, 1842

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Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, June 5, 1842

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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1842-06-05

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Letter from Clarence Armstrong Seward to William Henry Seward, June 5, 1842

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sender: Clarence Seward
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Person

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

location: Hopkinton NY
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Place

Name:  City:  Hopkinton County:  St. Lawrence State:  NY Country:  US

receiver: William Seward
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Person

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

location: Albany NY
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Place

Name:  City:  Albany County:   State:  NY Country:  US

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Hopkinkton Sunday Morning
My dear Uncle
I arrived here safe on Wednesday
morning but I was very sick on the rail road
cars so that I had to ride on the outside on
the platform until I arrived at Worcester
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Place

Name:  City:  Worcester County:  Worcester County State:  MA Country:  US
when
the Post Master
Unknown
told me I had better get in the
inside as we were going down as steep grade
I arrived here at 6 ½ o’clock and there I felt
the necessity of the letter that Uncle wrote to Mr Parmely
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Person

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and for the want of it I had to introduce myself
I like this place better than I thought I should when
I first arrived, the boys are very nice companions but
there are only five of them that board here, there are
38 scholars 21 boys and 13 girls. There are no girls board
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here the female teacher and two male teachers live here
Mr Parmely has four children 2 girls and two boys. Mrs. Parmely
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Person

Name: Margaretta  Parmelee Birth:  Death: 1841-12-24

is a very nice woman she tells us we may ask for any-
-thing to just when we want it, and that is more than
Mrs. Duff
Unknown
would allow us. I am studying latin Greek
Arithmetic and Grammar. If there is anything else
Uncle wishes me to study he will please write me.
I have not recieved a newspaper yet not ever the
standard I wish Uncle would please ask Henry
to send me one once in sometimes.
I shall write to Aunty
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Person

Name: Frances Seward Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
today.
Pleas give my love to all.
Your affectionate Nephew
Clarence
Page 3

Hopkinton NY
June 7
His Excy William H Seward
Albany
N.Y
seward-pen
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Person

Name: William Seward Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Clarence Seward
June 5. 1842

date: 
Sunday, June 5, 1842
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