August 24, 1878 To: Hannah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Louese Keith, Chicago, IL A general discussion about Louese’s wardrobe. Aunt Bell has gone to Wisconsin. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here. Advertisements
Jul 26 – Rainy morning. Cleared off in afternoon. Went over to burg bot cloth for overhalls. Got big Pictures of Sarah and Luke. Jul 27 – Pleasant morning. Mercury 79. Plowed out potatoes and corn on hill. Ethan and Henry went down to Katharines. Hannah and Claude came over. Stayed all night. Cool. Jul… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of July 26 – August 24, 1878
July 25, 1878 To: Luke Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Marion Tomlinson, Laingsburg, MI Marion was visiting her uncle in Laingsburg, Michigan, and will be starting for home soon. Laingsburg, July 25,/78 Am just ready to start for home, intended to go Tuesday but did not feel well, and did not want to encounter that great… Continue reading July 25, 1878 letter to Luke Keith from Marion Tomlinson
Jul 1 – Put Poison on potatoes. Plowed some corn hoed some potatoes. Rained in night. Marion here. Jul 2 – Rainy morning. Went down to M O. Streator got Six bushels wheat. Shelled some corn. Mrs Barnum buried. Jul 3 – Rainy. Went to Comstock to mill 4 bushels wheat 8 corn. Jul 4… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of July 1-25, 1878
Jun 11 – Went over to burg after Sarah in morning. Worked in garden some. Jun 12 – Went over to burg. Got Harness repaired 1.20¢. Hoed some. Jun 13 – Cultivated corn East of house. Hannah came home. Jun 14 – Finished cultivating corn. Hoed. Jim put plaster on his corn. He paid Abby… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of June 11-30, 1878
June 10, 1878 To: Hannah Keith From: Louese Keith, Chicago, IL A general discussion about Louese’s wardrobe. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
Jun 1 – Fine morning. Went to Comstock to mill 5½ corn 2 Wheat. Mr Brown finished plowing west lot. Went over to burg at night. Took Hank, Hannah & Claud over. Jun 2 – Cloudy look like rain. At home all day. Not very well. Hard cold. Jun 3 – Sick. Not much done.… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of June 1-10, 1878