Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915

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Lawyer; Assistant Secretary of State under Lincoln; son of William Henry Seward.

From the description of Collection, 1864-1906. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50991907

American lawyer and politician who served as the acting secretary of state under the Lincoln, Johnson, and Hayes administrations.

From the description of Autobiography, ca. 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122550831

Brother of William H. Seward, Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln.

From the description of Letters, 1861, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54801924

Son of William Henry Seward.

From the description of Letter, 1906 February 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578240

Asst. Secretary of State.

From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to [Thurlow Weed], [1864 Oct. 11]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664675

Son of William H. Seward, Abraham Lincoln's secretary of state, Frederick was assistant secretary of state.

From the description of Letter, May 19, 1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 86077036

Frederick William Seward, son of William Henry Seward, was U.S. Assistant Secretary of State from 1861-1869.

Lewis Tappan was an abolitionist and founder of the American Missionary Association. He also founded many schools and colleges to help educate freedmen after the Civil War.

From the description of Letters from Frederick William Seward and Lewis Tappan, 1864. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 774971798

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referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn Ford, Henry A., 1819-1858. Henry A. Ford papers 1832-1962 SUNY Oswego, Penfield Library
referencedIn Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864. Papers of Caleb Blood Smith and Charles William Spooner, 1820-1916 (1861-1875). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Fisher, George P. (George Purnell), 1817-1899. George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905. Library of Congress
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Autobiography, ca. 1870. American Primers
referencedIn Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. Letter : Washington, D.C., to William T. Sherman, n.p., 1865 Apr. 17. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Collection, 1864-1906. New York State Library
referencedIn Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, 1799-1892, (bulk 1849-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), 1848-1930. Papers,[ca. 1880-1919] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution Annual Report. 1881.0.
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928,. Autograph and typescript letters signed to Appleton Morgan from various correspondents [manuscript], 1850-1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick W., 1830-1915. Letter, 1906 February 6. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867. Letters and card from New York State politicians, 1860-1884. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter, May 19, 1866. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982. The Elmer E. Robinson manuscript collection of American history and government, 1764-1944. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter : Washington, D.C., to William B. Sprague, Albany, N.Y., 1864 Aug. 1. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892. Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1813-1902 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter : Washington, D.C., to William B. Sprague, Albany, N.Y., 1864 Aug. 1. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Diven family. Diven family papers, 1828-1940. Cornell University Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Trent Collection.
referencedIn Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1813-1902 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Matthew Calbraith Perry correspondence, 1812-1878. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ward, Marcus L. (Marcus Lawrence), 1812-1884. Papers, 1683-1912. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wood, Amzi, 1803-1893. Amzi Wood papers, 1864-1865. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Caperton, Thomas J. Stephen W. Dorsey research collection, 1861-1916. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. Letters and reminiscences on Ventura County, Calif., 1865-1942. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Certificate of appointment of Joseph C. Hess as consular agent, 1863 Nov. 7. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Ernestine H. Stevens, Washington, D.C., 1879 Jan. 7. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Appleton-Century mss., 1846-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. Letter : Washington, D.C., to William T. Sherman, n.p., 1865 Apr. 17. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Grover, LaFayette, 1823-1911. LaFayette Grover dictations : and related letters to The History Company. Portland, Oregon, 1888-1889. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 59: State Department.
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter to David Ames Wells, 1878. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Patterson, George W. Letter, 1862 Dec. 29, Westfield, to F.W. Seward. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Slack, Hiram Worcester, 1843-1925. Hiram W. Slack and family papers, 1815-1967. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
referencedIn Eugene A. Kozlay Papers, 1860-1878 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1824-1936 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Sayer" to "Sill." Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letters from Frederick William Seward and Lewis Tappan, 1864. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn University Of Rochester Lib., Dept. Of Rare Books & Spec. Co. William Henry Seward Papers.
referencedIn Moore, John Augustus, 1831-1920. John Augustus Moore papers, 1840-1910. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983, 1809-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983 (inclusive), 1809-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf United States. District Court (Massachusetts). Letters received, 1861-1864, by John Shepard Keyes. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Diven family papers, 1828-1940. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Ernestine H. Stevens, Washington, D.C., 1879 Jan. 7. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872. Papers, 1857-1899. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Brackett, George Augustus, 1836-1921. George A. Brackett papers, 1858-1920. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Abraham Lincoln Papers.
creatorOf Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872,. Autograph album, [186-]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906. Marshall Appointment Certificate, 1866. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham), 1816-1892. Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971 (bulk 1849-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stephen W. Dorsey Research Collection, 1861-1916 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to [Thurlow Weed], [1864 Oct. 11]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn George P. Fisher Papers, 1772-1905 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Tefft, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1813-1885. Papers, 1836-1882. Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Certificate of appointment of Joseph C. Hess as consular agent, 1863 Nov. 7. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Schuyler, Eugene, 1840-1890. Eugene Schuyler papers, 1873-1878. Library of Congress
creatorOf Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915. Letters, 1861, 1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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Birth 1830-07-08

Death 1915-04-25

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