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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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December 6, 1901 letter to the Keith family from Louese Harris

Date: December 6, 1901 To: Keith Family From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Writes about how lazy her brother-in-law, Jay, is and also about their boarder, Doc Boyer, who has been boarding with them for three years and owes them nearly … Continue reading

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June 12, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

June 12, 1901                              To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI                 From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Writes how everything is so strange and nothing is right since Henry’s death. It has been three weeks since he … 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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1901 Diary of Bess Brown

Scan of 1901 Diary of Bess Brown IDENTIFICATION MY NAME IS Bess Brown MY ADDRESS IS 736 Hoyne ave Chicago, Ill. IN CASE OF ACCIDENT OR SERIOUS ILLNESS PLEASE NOTIFY J. Recoschewitz 659 N. Robey st. [This was crossed out … Continue reading

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August 9, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

August 9, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Crystal Lake, IL She has had trouble with her eyes so hasn’t been able to sew or read. She keeps them covered a good deal and … Continue reading

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August 8, 1924 letter to Jean Mueller from Nancy Brown

August 8, 1924 To: Jean Mueller From: Nancy Brown, Crystal Lake, IL Nancy is sending birthday wishes to her granddaughter, Jean, who turned nine years old, and letting her know she is sorry she couldn’t be with her on her … Continue reading

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