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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 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

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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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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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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

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May 12, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

May 12, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Recalls the recent visit Nancy and others made to Michigan and how lonesome she is now. Writes a great deal about a visit that Addie Fullerton made … Continue reading

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March 20, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

March 20, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI They have their new horse, Maude. They paid just what Claude had given Ethan. Also writes about their neighbor, Carrie, who needs an operation but can’t bring … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from August 5 – 30, 1923

Aug 5 – Emma Allen here to lunch this evening Mr & Mrs Stodderd, daughter Jan, Mrs Latham & sister called. Lou, D, Jim & Cora at Walters for the day. Aug 6 – Hot. Mrs Henry Sherwood here all … Continue reading

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