Tag Archives: Cora (Meredith) Keith

March 3, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Jim Keith

March 3, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Jim Keith, Shelbyville, MI Writes of how he will try to send her the money that he owes her. He is not going to raise potatoes any more as he failed at doing … Continue reading

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February 28, 1907 letter to Hannah Towne from Louese Harris

February 28, 1907 To: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Is sending some ointment for Hannah’s back. Mentions that LaVerne has been sick and writes about Floyd’s poems. Wishes he could spend more time writing his poetry … Continue reading

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September 30, 1904 letter to James Keith from Ray Keith

September 30, 1904 To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Ray Keith, Ithaca, NY Ray is attending school at Cornell and was able to find very good accommodations and also a job waiting tables earning $3.50 per week, working less than … 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 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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July 29, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Edna Clark

July 29, 1902                             To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL  From: Edna Clark, Jackson, MI Is sending Winifred’s doll’s bonnet that her mother made “last November when she was … Continue reading

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April 16, 1902 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

April 16, 1902 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Writes about the deaths of some former neighbors and also how upset she is regarding her granddaughter Lela’s fiancé, who is ignoring Lela and makes it appear … 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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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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