Monthly Archives: August 2021

November 14, 1902 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

November 14, 1902 To: Nancy Brown From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Ethan is writing his sister describing the poor condition of their mother. He is having much difficulty caring for her as her condition fails. This letter was originally posted … Continue reading

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November 14, 1902 letter to James Keith from Robert Crawford

November 14, 1902   To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI   From: Robert Crawford, Neenah, WI   After visiting relatives in Shelbyville, Robert went to Chicago with his nephew, Ethan, to visit his niece, Nancy, and his brother, Hiram, before returning home … Continue reading

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October 29, 1902 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

October 29, 1902 To: Nancy Brown From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Is writing after returning from a visit and thanks them for everything. He went to Kalamazoo on Monday to sign the patent papers which will be sent to Washington … Continue reading

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October 29, 1902 letter to Louese Harris from Robert Crawford

October 29, 1902 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Robert Crawford, Milwaukee, WI Robert arrived in Chicago Sunday on the excursion train with Ethan after visiting Sarah. They had a very enjoyable trip and found Uncle Hi and his sister … Continue reading

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October 20, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Louese Harris

October 20, 1902 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI  Inquires into her mother’s health and writes about her husband D’s health. Received a letter from Ernest Whitings who wanted to work in D’s store during the … Continue reading

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October 12, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

October 12, 1902 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Harriet Plank is writing Sarah about a visit from Jim Keith and inquiring about the welfare of Sarah’s family. She had greatly enjoyed his visit and … Continue reading

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October 9, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Angelina Lacey

October 9, 1902   To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI   From: Angelina Lacey, Flushing, MI   Angelina was 64 last March 9. She went to Toronto last summer and saw Dr. Andrew Comfort and his wife. He is about 81. … Continue reading

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October 5, 1902 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

October 5, 1902 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Reminisces about Nancy & Henry’s wedding 30 years ago. General news about family and friends and the canning she has done. Is scheming on how to get … Continue reading

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October 4, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Crawford

October 4, 1902   To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI   From: Robert Crawford, Milwaukee, WI   Robert is writing Sarah to update her on his travel plans. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blogsite. Click here … Continue reading

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September 21, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Crawford

September 21, 1902   To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI   From: Robert Crawford, Neenah, WI   Robert hopes to visit Sarah in October. He is glad to hear about Hiram’s visit with her. This letter was originally posted to the … Continue reading

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