September 20, 1866 To: Sarah Keith From: Sarah Morrison, Homer, MI She writes that they have bought twenty acres and are farming a little. She would like to come down in the fall and stay a week. If their wine plant is still there, she would get it in the fall. If anyone has their… Continue reading
August 20, 1866 To: Luke & Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Betts, Oshkosh, WI Has arrived at their new home (apparently living with Prosper). Tells of purchases made and of not receiving some of her goods. Says Aunt Jane looks quite young and dresses young. This letter was originally posted to… Continue reading August 20, 1866 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts
August 18, 1866 To: Sarah Keith From: Hiram Crawford, Chicago, IL Had a visit from Robert and letter from David. Robert and Hiram paid Aunt Jane a visit and remained all evening. He was sorry that he didn’t have the time or means to visit Sarah or Henry. Robert wants Sarah to… Continue reading August 18, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford, Jr.
July 22, 1866 To: Luke Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Levi King, Springfield, MA He works as a locomotive engineer for the Western Railroad. Talks about getting patent information for Luke. Springfield July 22/66 Mr C L Keith Dear Sir I take my pen this after noon to ancer your letter that I got the twenth… Continue reading July 22, 1866 letter to Luke Keith from Levi King
June 25, 1866 To: Nancy Betts, Galesburg, MI From: David (D.C.) Crawford, Golden, CO Sent money. Hasn’t heard from anyone recently. Enclosed Eugene Crawford’s handwritten calling card noting Leadville, CO. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
June 8, 1866 To: Sarah Crawford From: Sarah M. Morrison She has written several times but has not heard back. She is trying to decide whether or not to join the free will Baptist church and would like Sarah’s advice. She wishes Sarah would come to visit or let the girls come and asks that… Continue reading June 8, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Sarah Morrison
May 20, 1866 To: Sarah Keith From: Lucius Prosper Crawford, Oshkosh, WI Is upset with David and can’t understand his unwillingness to help Mother. Wants to promise to help her but his health is not good and he has only worked a month and has no money. Had another fire in Oshkosh — one-third of… Continue reading May 20, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Pros Crawford