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March 20, 1902 letter to Mary Ann Keith from Lulu Drake

March 20, 1902 To: Mary Ann Keith From: Lulu Edna Drake, Nashville, MI A new schoolhouse is being constructed and new houses are also being built. They have fine electric lights now. Scan of 1902-03-20 Lulu Drake to Mary Keith … Continue reading

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March 17, 1902 letter to Inez Eaton from Sarah Randall

March 17, 1902 To: Inez Eaton From: Sarah Randall She would like Inez and Jay to come visit in the fall when they can take the excursion which would not cost as much as the regular fare. Tells Inez her … Continue reading

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March 7, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Angelina Lacey

March 7, 1902   To: Sarah Keith   From: Angelina Lacey, Flushing, MI   Her mother died April 6, 1896 at Rattlerun, St. Clair County, Michigan. An obituary was placed in the Flushing paper and the Detroit Christian Herald. Angelina’s … Continue reading

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March 6, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

March 6, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Pa had all his teeth out yesterday. They had been aching for a week and he couldn’t sleep or eat. He had 14 pulled and is having … Continue reading

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March 2, 1902 letter to Inez Eaton from Dora Beach

March 2, 1902 To: Inez Eaton From: Dora Beach, Mesick, Michigan Writes about various family members; wasn’t sure if Inez knew about the birth of her son, Arthur Raymond Beach. They are building their own house and hope to move … Continue reading

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February 23, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

February 23, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Walter had to take Flora back because Mr. Bowen got in trouble with Harry Kinnell’s wife and had to skip town, so Hannah can have her back … Continue reading

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February 16, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Amanda Crawford

February 16, 1902 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Amanda Crawford, Golden, CO Ida and Harold are both well. She has not been very well this winter. Had to work so much harder than ever before and misses her darling … Continue reading

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February 14, 1902 letter to James Keith from Hannah Towne

February 14, 1902 To: James Keith, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI More correspondence about Flora the horse. Hannah knows more about Flora than Jim does. She would rather go without the money than have Flora go through another … Continue reading

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February 10, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

February 10, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Scan of 1902-02-10 Malvina Meredith to Cora Keith If Hannah won’t take $25.00 for Flora, then Mr. Bowen will give her back. Pa thinks that Malvina and … Continue reading

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February 6, 1902 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

February 6, 1902  To: Sarah Keith From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL Hiram is writing Sarah to tell her of the birth of his granddaughter, Katherine Louesa Eck. Jessie delivered earlier than expected and there was a certain amount of … Continue reading

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