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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, 1906 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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November 4, 1901 letter to Nancy Brown from George Tomlinson

November 4, 1901 To: Nancy Brown From: George Tomlinson, Perry, NY Is sending the Assignment of Mortgage as well as the Mortgage. They have been busy making repairs to the mill this past summer. Scan of letter and mortgages 1901-11-04 … Continue reading

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October 4, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

October 4, 1901 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Was surprised by a visit from her brother, Robert Crawford. Nancy has gone back home. Was anxious to see her children, but hated to go home as … Continue reading

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May 20, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

May 20, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Nancy is quite concerned about her husband Hank’s continuing illness. The doctor is uncertain as to the cause, but thinks Hank is suffering from fever with strong … Continue reading

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March 20, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

March 20, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Has had great trouble with her rheumatism which has been quite painful. She has been reading her late husband’s diaries which brings back to mind many … 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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