1866 Letters

February 20, 1867 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

February 20, 1867   To: Sarah Keith   From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI   Is taking care of Mrs. Whitman. Will stay until the boys come from the woods and then hopes to set up housekeeping with Prosper in Omro or Oshkosh. Got a letter from David. Hasn’t heard from Henry in a long time.… Continue reading February 20, 1867 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

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November 18, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Pros Crawford

November 18, 1866 To: Sarah Keith    From: Prosper Crawford, Oshkosh, WI There is no work for him this winter so he and mother can’t stay through the winter. She will go visit Aunt Jane for awhile. Mentions Robert. Didn’t know Lois’ husband had died. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and… Continue reading November 18, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Pros Crawford

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October 13, 1866 letter to Nancy Keith from Nancy Betts

October 13, 1866    To: Nancy Keith   From: Nancy Betts, Oshkosh, WI   She has received letters from Aunt Jane Sunderlin, David and Henry. Louisa has returned from Minnesota where she was visiting her family. Prosper is working at the stove factory, but work might not be available after a couple of weeks. If… Continue reading October 13, 1866 letter to Nancy Keith from Nancy Betts

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September 20, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Sarah Morrison

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 September 20, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Sarah Morrison

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August 20, 1866 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

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

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August 18, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford, Jr.

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.

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July 22, 1866 letter to Luke Keith from Levi King

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[1] Dear Sir I take my pen this after noon to ancer your letter that I got the… Continue reading July 22, 1866 letter to Luke Keith from Levi King

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May 20, 1866 letter to Sarah Keith from Pros Crawford

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