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October 16, 1903 letter to Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

October 16, 1903 To: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL The day before was their father’s 90th birthday and she wishes she could have been at home to be with him as she realizes that even though … 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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April 27, 1902 letter to Oscar Keith from Helen York

April 27, 1902 To: Oscar Keith, Bloomingdale, MI From: Helen York, Nampa, ID This is the last page of a four-page letter that was hand copied by Ruth Keith. It is extremely hard to decipher. From the body of the … Continue reading

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January 12, 2902 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

January 12, 1902 To: Sarah Keith From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids MI Received Sarah’s letter and thanks her for letting her know about Mrs. Simmon’s death as well as keeping her informed of the people in the old neighborhood. Her … Continue reading

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December 12, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

December 12, 1901 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Edie will be coming for Christmas and Nancy is hoping to send Christmas presents with her. She writes to Mildred that Ethan brought a kitten without a tail … Continue reading

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September 18, 1901 letter to Nancy Brown from Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne

September 18, 1901 To: Nancy Brown From: Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne Hannah is hoping to go to Chicago on the 28th and stay until the following Thursday. Luke had trouble with his stomach – ate too many peaches and … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries for 1901

Nancy’s handwriting is extremely hard to read, especially names. Scan of 1901 Diary of Nancy Brown Apr 10 – Lou & Mildred[1] to Pas[2] to day. Apr 11 – Aaron[3] came to Jims[4] to day. Apr 13 – Pedro club[5] … Continue reading

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March 20, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

March 20, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Has had great trouble with her rheumatism which has been quite painful. She has been reading her late husband’s diaries which brings back to mind many … Continue reading

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January 2, 1900 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith

January 2, 1900 To: Luke & Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Oscar Keith, Bloomingdale, MI Congratulating them on their 50th wedding anniversary. Scan of 1900-01-02 Oscar Keith to Luke & Sarah Keith Scan of newspaper article https://lettersfromthe1860s.wordpress.com/2020/11/13/luke-sarah-keiths-50th-wedding-anniversary/ B,dale Jany 2d 1900 C. … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from October 2 – 25, 1923

Oct 2 – Winifred and Wilma came on 1-15 P.M. train. Met me at Fields. Claude stayed and had lunch with us. They brought three chickens, box of Coras cookies, backet of peaches. Oct 3 – We stayed home. Girls … Continue reading

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