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August 15, 1907 letter to Lela Brown from Louese Harris

August 15, 1907 To: Lela Brown From: Louese Harris LaVerne and Doc will be married in the evening if the license arrives in time. They will be married by a Justice of the Peace in as brief a ceremony as … Continue reading

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July 23, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

July 23, 1907 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI It is Leone’s 18th birthday and because of the heartache of LaVerne’s pregnancy, they haven’t gotten anything for Leone. Writes of the anguish they are feeling. Scan … Continue reading

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Undated 1907 letter to Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith from Louese Harris

1907 To: Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith From: Louese Harris More on the LaVerne, Doc & Lela situation. LaVerne has gone to Chicago to stay with her Aunt Nancy. When Doc found out he wanted to immediately go there. D … Continue reading

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March 3, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Jim Keith

March 3, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Jim Keith, Shelbyville, MI Writes of how he will try to send her the money that he owes her. He is not going to raise potatoes any more as he failed at doing … Continue reading

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February 28, 1907 letter to Hannah Towne from Louese Harris

February 28, 1907 To: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Is sending some ointment for Hannah’s back. Mentions that LaVerne has been sick and writes about Floyd’s poems. Wishes he could spend more time writing his poetry … 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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November 5, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

November 5, 1901    To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Update on family and neighbors. Scan of 1901-11-05 Sarah Keith to Louese Harris Galesburg Nov 5 1901 Dear Lou and family Wed eve Ethen and Hannah[1] have gone … 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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September 10, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from LaVerne Boyer

September 10, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: LaVerne Boyer, Shelbyville, MI LaVerne’s 40th birthday. She received many nice gifts. Mildred likes her rooms. Carol stayed with her for a few nights. Mamma would like to visit Mildred but … 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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