Tag Archives: William Clark

September 4, 1917 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

September 4, 1917 To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris Writes about a visit they had with Will Clark’s family, who were supposed to go to Jim Keith’s home, but how that had turned into a fiasco. Scan of 1917-09-04 Louese … Continue reading

Posted in 1910 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

January 20, 1915 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

January 20, 1915 To: Nancy Brown From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Is thanking Nancy for everything she and Claude & Edie sent him and Hannah. Also writes about the “earthworks” that are taking place just to the east of them. … Continue reading

Posted in 1910 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

May 29, 1908 postcard from Louese Harris to Nancy Brown

May 29, 1908 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Postcard thanking Nancy for Dorothy’s picture. Mentions that Caroline Clark has the mumps. Scan of 1908-05-29 Louese Harris to Nancy Brown Friday May 19/08 Dear Sister, Rec’d … Continue reading

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 18, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

August 18, 1907 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Galesburg, MI Is feeling somewhat better, but they didn’t go to the Vicksburg meeting, which she had been thinking about all year. Writes of how LaVerne is now a … Continue reading

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Nancy Brown's 1901 Diary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 1900 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 30, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Helen Mueller

August 30, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Helen Mueller, Galesburg, MI On the way to the Sand Dunes on Michigan Avenue, they saw a girl who threw up behind the taxi she was riding in. At the dunes, … Continue reading

Posted in 1924 Letters | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment