Monthly Archives: March 2021

November 25, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Cr

November 25, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Robert Crawford, Neenah, WI Robert is writing Sarah about general family news and inquiring about her family. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blogsite. Click here to read … Continue reading

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November 22, 1901 letter to James Keith from Ethan Keith

November 22, 1901      To: James Keith, Chicago, IL  From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Hannah does her sewing work from 7:00 in the morning until 9:00 or later at night. Ethan thinks it is too much for her and worries that she … Continue reading

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November 10, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

November 10, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Is sending canned fruit, potatoes, apples and cabbage along with some Christmas presents. Tells of the “Electric road” running a line behind their barn. It has been … Continue reading

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November 5, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

November 5, 1901    To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Update on family and neighbors. Scan of 1901-11-05 Sarah Keith to Louese Harris Galesburg Nov 5 1901 Dear Lou and family Wed eve Ethen and Hannah[1] have gone … Continue reading

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November 4, 1901 letter to Nancy Brown from George Tomlinson

November 4, 1901 To: Nancy Brown From: George Tomlinson, Perry, NY Is sending the Assignment of Mortgage as well as the Mortgage. They have been busy making repairs to the mill this past summer. Scan of letter and mortgages 1901-11-04 … Continue reading

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October 4, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

October 4, 1901 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Was surprised by a visit from her brother, Robert Crawford. Nancy has gone back home. Was anxious to see her children, but hated to go home as … Continue reading

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Saga of Flora the Horse

Saga of Flora the Horse From Charles Luke Keith’s 1894 diary: Feb 16 – Worked on buggy. Mr Monger came with the horse. Ethan went with him to see how she would travel. Concluded to buy it paid $75. Ethan … Continue reading

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October 4, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

October 4, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Writes about horse races and some of their race horses. Also wrote about the canning and preserving she has done; has put up over 200 quarts. Scan … Continue reading

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