1867 Letters

September 20, 1867 letter to Luke Keith from Shubael Keith

September 20, 1867

To: Luke Keith, Galesburg, MI

From: Shubael Keith, Palatine, IL

Received the bed springs, likes them very much and is enclosing $4.00 in payment of same.

C. L. Keith Esq.

Palatine Sept 20th, 1867

Dear Sir,

I recd your Bed Springs[1] all right. You did not say what the chg was. Aylmer[2] was out here the other day & said he pd you $4. for his ____. I therefore enclose you that amt and if not right I will correct. I like them quite well. We would like to make you a visit but I do not know now when we shall go down that way. We should be pleased to see yourself & wife[3] at any time. Let us hear from you again. Our compliments to yourself & family.


S. L. K.[4]


[1] Luke sold Ulmer’s Spring Bed Bottoms – see August 2, 2015 post on the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blog here for more information

[2] Shubael’s brother, Aylmer Keith

[3] Sarah (Crawford) Keith

[4] Shubael Lewis Keith, Luke’s paternal first cousin

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