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May 12, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

May 12, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Recalls the recent visit Nancy and others made to Michigan and how lonesome she is now. Writes a great deal about a visit that Addie Fullerton made … Continue reading

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April 6, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

April 6, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne More news about Carrie Barber; she was taken to the hospital and is to have an operation tomorrow morning for gall stones. There is so much work for herself and Ethan … Continue reading

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April 2, 1924 letter to Lela Mueller from Nancy Brown

April 2, 1924 To: Lela Mueller From: Nancy Brown Nancy and her granddaughter, Jean, are staying at her sister’s and brother’s home. Her sister, Louese, wants them to come to Shelbyville for a visit which would mean Jean would lose … Continue reading

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March 20, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

March 20, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI They have their new horse, Maude. They paid just what Claude had given Ethan. Also writes about their neighbor, Carrie, who needs an operation but can’t bring … Continue reading

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February 28, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

February 28, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Writes about how she has told different people about the candy business and how much every one enjoys the candy. Wishes Bess lived closer to Lela so … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 18 – August 4, 1923

Jul 18 – Cortland Reese[100] married. Bess went to Claudes & decorated cake for wedding. Got over home about five. She & Lela made candy. Worked till 11-45 P.M. I went home with her in taxi. Jul 19 – Bess … Continue reading

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