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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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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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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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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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September 18, 1901 letter to Nancy Brown from Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne

September 18, 1901 To: Nancy Brown From: Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne Hannah is hoping to go to Chicago on the 28th and stay until the following Thursday. Luke had trouble with his stomach – ate too many peaches and … 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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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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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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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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