January 2, 1897
To: Luke Keith, Galesburg, MI
From: L. E. Struble, Kalamazoo, MI
Didn’t pay Luke for repairing his violin as the back came unglued in less than 12 days. He will be in Galesburg soon and will stop in.
Kalamazoo Jan 2 1897
I rec your letter in regard to violin and I would say that the simple reason I never paid you was because I did not think it was a satisfactory job as the back came on glued in less than 12 days after you fixed it. I will be over to Galesburg in a short time and will stop at your place & if you think you are entitle to 12 shillings all OK.
I remain yours truly.
L. E. Struble
P O Box 393
 Believe this to be Levi E. Struble. The 1880 census shows him living in Comstock/Galesburg, and the 1900 census shows him in Kalamazoo