Luke's 1864 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of January 9 – March 12, 1864

Jan 9 – Made handle to Huntings saw 25¢ filed saw for Hunting 15¢. Went over to Fathers with Ethen.[10] Jan 10 – At home all day. Mrs Joy[11] died this morning. Jan 11 – Cut two pairs mittens for paddy 20. Hunting paid 15¢. Made boulster for D. Hamilton 1.00. Flanders brot load straw.… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of January 9 – March 12, 1864

1864 Letters

January 8, 1864 letter to Annie Brockway from Sallie Brockway

January 8, 1864 To: Annie Brockway From: Sallie Brockway, Albion, MI Had a good time at Uncle’s and Aunty’s but is now back at Albion. Albion, Jany. 8th, 1864 Dear Annie, You see that I am again back to Albion.[1] I have had such a good time since I’ve been gone, that I dreaded to… Continue reading January 8, 1864 letter to Annie Brockway from Sallie Brockway

1860 Letters

November 1, 1863 letter to Annie Brockway from Sallie Brockway

November 1, 1863 To: Annie Brockway From: Sallie Brockway, Albion, MI Wants Annie to write often; wishes she could hear from her every day. Knows it will be lonely at home without “any of us girls there.” Albion, O Nov 1st 1863 Dear Sister Annie, I have but a few moments to write, as I… Continue reading November 1, 1863 letter to Annie Brockway from Sallie Brockway

Luke's 1863 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 28 – November 1, 1863

Sep 28 – Went over to the burg and put down Mrs Betts carpet and things &c. Sep 29 – Dug my potatoes. Cory and Oatman was over here. Paid school bill 97¢. Sep 30 – Went over to the burg with one load potatoes. Bot suspenders 55¢. Went over in afternoon carried cheese picked… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 28 – November 1, 1863