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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 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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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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March 2, 1902 letter to Inez Eaton from Dora Beach

March 2, 1902 To: Inez Eaton From: Dora Beach, Mesick, Michigan Writes about various family members; wasn’t sure if Inez knew about the birth of her son, Arthur Raymond Beach. They are building their own house and hope to move … 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 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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