1867 Letters

November 22, 1867 letter to Nancy Keith from Henry Keith

November 22, 1867

To: Nancy Keith

From: Henry Keith, Pavilion, Michigan

Henry is letting Nancy know they arrived home safely and rode home on the train with Mr. Starr.

Pavilion Nov 22nd /67

Dear Sister[1]

I thought I would write you a few lines to let you know that we wer safe at home. When we got to Jackson who should we see but Mr Starr.[2] He came into the car and came on with us so you see we had company all the way home. We had a very pleasant time coming. Mr Starr is very good company. We found the folks all well. You must excuse a short letter for I am in a great hurry. I have but a short time before the mail goes. Frank and Nellie[3] go to school no more.



P.S. Excuse short letter.


[1] Henry and Nancy were half-siblings

[2] Noah Starr, father of his aunt, Alfleda (Starr) Keith

[3] Frank and Nellie Tomlinson, the children of George & Marion (Sprague) Tomlinson; Marion was his paternal first cousin. Henry had been in Rochester, New York, learning the telegraph trade (see 4-26-1867 letter) and apparently visited with the Tomlinsons, who lived in Pavilion, New York, while there

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