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October 16, 1903 letter to Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

October 16, 1903 To: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL The day before was their father’s 90th birthday and she wishes she could have been at home to be with him as she realizes that even though … 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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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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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 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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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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December 6, 1901 letter to the Keith family from Louese Harris

Date: December 6, 1901 To: Keith Family From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Writes about how lazy her brother-in-law, Jay, is and also about their boarder, Doc Boyer, who has been boarding with them for three years and owes them nearly … Continue reading

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