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June 9, 1911 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

June 9, 1911 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Nancy Brown She has been at Claude’s helping take care of Eda, but she will be going home to have her teeth fixed, then will be coming to visit them. … Continue reading

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August 19, 1909 postcard to Nancy Brown from Claude Brown

August 19, 1909 To: Nancy Brown, Wilmette, IL From: Claude Brown, Kalamazoo, MI A postcard from Claude (which is embellished with his artwork) to his mother, who apparently was staying at his house while they were visiting family in Michigan. … Continue reading

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December 2, 1908 letter to Cora Keith from Nancy Brown

December 2, 1908 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Is thanking them for the food they sent and recounting the visit they had with Jim, Walter and Mr. Pratt. Scan of 1908-12-02 Nancy Brown to Cora … Continue reading

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June 17, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

June 17, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris Wants Nancy to wait until they know something before she comes to Galesburg. Wants her to not let anyone know what has happened and LaVerne is afraid they will all hate … Continue reading

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Undated 1907 letter to Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith from Louese Harris

1907 To: Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith From: Louese Harris More on the LaVerne, Doc & Lela situation. LaVerne has gone to Chicago to stay with her Aunt Nancy. When Doc found out he wanted to immediately go there. D … Continue reading

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April 18, 1907 letter to Will Pendleton from Claude Brown

April 18, 1907 To: Will Pendleton From: Claude Brown, Chicago, IL His mother is concerned that taxes have not been paid on their Kalamazoo property and is asking Will for help as to what they should do. Scan of 1907-04-18 … Continue reading

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October 7, 1906 letter to Nancy Brown from Claude Brown

October 7, 1906 To: Nancy Brown From: Claude Brown Is the first time he has written from their new house. Has been unusually busy but hopes to take 10 days’ vacation starting the last part of the week. Scan of … Continue reading

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December 26, 1905 letter to Claude Brown from Willis Brown

December 26, 1905 To: Claude Brown, Chicago, IL From: Willis Brown, Lawton, OK Describes Oklahoma. Geronimo is quartered at the fort. Will is now able to tell an Apache from a Comanche but not a Kiowa from a Comanche. Scan … Continue reading

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November 26, 1905 letter to James Keith from Nancy Brown

November 26, 1905            To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI                       From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL It is Dorothy’s birthday and Nancy mentions some of the gifts that Dorothy received. Is anxious to see Wilma’s picture. Talks about her brother-in-law Will Brown’s family. … 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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