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December 7, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Grace Carleton

December 7, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Grace Carleton, Kalamazoo, MI Has tried to write several times but gave up in despair. Josie is coming for a visit. It will be a sad place for her to come … Continue reading

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November 10, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

November 10, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Is sending canned fruit, potatoes, apples and cabbage along with some Christmas presents. Tells of the “Electric road” running a line behind their barn. It has been … Continue reading

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October 4, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

October 4, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Writes about horse races and some of their race horses. Also wrote about the canning and preserving she has done; has put up over 200 quarts. Scan … 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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June 10, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Florence Beavis

June 10, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Florence Beavis, Detroit, MI Found Jim and Cora’s wedding invitation and noticed they had been married “just ten years to-day” so thought she would write. They have lived in their house … 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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January 2, 1900 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith

January 2, 1900 To: Luke & Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Oscar Keith, Bloomingdale, MI Congratulating them on their 50th wedding anniversary. Scan of 1900-01-02 Oscar Keith to Luke & Sarah Keith Scan of newspaper article https://lettersfromthe1860s.wordpress.com/2020/11/13/luke-sarah-keiths-50th-wedding-anniversary/ B,dale Jany 2d 1900 C. … 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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July 1, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

July 1, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Her teeth are a little better but they “grumble and are sore all the time.” She needs new teeth, but doesn’t have the money, or a way … Continue reading

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June 24, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

June 24, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne General news about the neighbors. Tuesday 8:20 A.M. June 24 – 1924 Dear sister and all – It is raining hard and has most all night – dont know when Ethen[1] … Continue reading

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