1874 Letters

February 4, 1874 letter to Sarah Keith from Prosper Crawford

February 4, 1874 To:  Sarah Keith From: Prosper Crawford, Shawano, WI At the present Prosper is living in a shanty among the Pines about seventy miles from Winneconne (home) and four miles from Shawano. His business is to scale the loads, keeping account of the same and the company books. The total number of feet rafted… Continue reading February 4, 1874 letter to Sarah Keith from Prosper Crawford

Nancy's 1874 Diary

Nancy Brown’s diary entries of January 1 – February 4, 1874

1874 DIARY OF NANCY C. BROWN To read the entire diary and/or to see the scans of the diary, previous footnotes, tags of people mentioned, click here. Jan 1 – Pleasant, thawed some this afternoon. Ethan[1] came down after us to go to Lois.[2] Hank,[3] Hannah,[4] Louese[5] and I went. We stoped to Fathers[6] to… Continue reading Nancy Brown’s diary entries of January 1 – February 4, 1874

Luke's 1874 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of January 1 – February 4, 1874

1874 DIARY OF CHARLES LUKE KEITH JR.[1] To read the entire diary and/or to see the scans of the diary, previous footnotes, tags of people mentioned, click here. The entries from January 1 through June 10 were first written in the back of his 1873 diary. He copied the entries of January 1 through February… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of January 1 – February 4, 1874