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June 26, 1904 letter to Louese Harris from Henry Keith

June 26, 1904 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Henry Keith, Berkeley, CA Is replying to Louese’s letter regarding signing over any interest he has in their parents’ home to Ethan and Hannah. He feels that they deserve it for … Continue reading

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October 29, 1902 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

October 29, 1902 To: Nancy Brown From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Is writing after returning from a visit and thanks them for everything. He went to Kalamazoo on Monday to sign the patent papers which will be sent to Washington … 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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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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February 23, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

February 23, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Walter had to take Flora back because Mr. Bowen got in trouble with Harry Kinnell’s wife and had to skip town, so Hannah can have her back … 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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February 5, 1902 letter to James & Cora Keith from Hannah Towne

February 5, 1902     To: James & Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI Hannah is writing to let Jim and Cora know how upset she is that Cora gave Flora to Bert to sell her. She considers Flora … Continue reading

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February 4, 1902 letter to James Keith from Hannah Towne

February 4, 1902 To: James Keith, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI Hannah is writing to let Jim know that she doesn’t want Flora sold. Since Flora has such trouble breathing in the summer, whoever would buy her would … 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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