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October 5, 1914 postcard to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

October 5, 1914 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI Sending some tomatoes and eggs by the train. Writes that it’s “a dandy morning just as it was forty two years ago.” Scan of 1914-10-05 Hannah Towne … Continue reading

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May 19, 1912 letter to James & Cora Keith from Nancy Brown

May 19, 1912 To: James & Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL These are sad anniversary days for Nancy as it has been 11 years since her husband, Hank, died. Lela is going to be married soon, … Continue reading

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May 29, 1908 postcard from Louese Harris to Nancy Brown

May 29, 1908 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Postcard thanking Nancy for Dorothy’s picture. Mentions that Caroline Clark has the mumps. Scan of 1908-05-29 Louese Harris to Nancy Brown Friday May 19/08 Dear Sister, Rec’d … Continue reading

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June 17, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

June 17, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne Louese and LaVerne are there and everyone is very upset. She plans to have LaVerne stay with her and Ethan as long as possible after Louese goes home. Scan of 1907-06-17 … 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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September 4, 1902 letter from Louese Harris to Nancy Brown

September 4, 1902 To: Louese Harris From: Nancy Brown Nancy is upset because things are strained between Lela and Doc and Lela is taking it very hard. Scan of 1902-09-04 Nancy Brown to Louese Harris Thursday Morning[1] Dear Sister, I’m … 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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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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January 12, 1902 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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