December 10, 1869 To: Luke & Sarah Keith From: Oscar Keith, Coloma, MI News about neighbors, both past and present. Would like Luke to talk to Mr. Streator about some money he apparently owes them. Alfleda and Mary Ann both add to the letter; Mary Ann mentions that Oscar built a cottage, and that the… Continue reading December 10, 1869 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith
September 10, 1869 To: Sarah Keith From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI Nancy has moved again. She rents three rooms from Mrs. Henderson and pays ten shillings per week. Prosper left for Michigan last Wednesday hoping to make boxes for peaches with William Willcox and family. She doesn’t know whether he will get to Sarah’s place… Continue reading September 10, 1869 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts
September 1869 To: Sarah Keith From: Kate Crawford, Chicago, IL Enjoyed her visit with Sarah very much, also with Mary and at Henry’s. Since she got home she has been canning peaches and making catsup. Would like to know if Sarah can send them a crock of butter for winter. It is so hard to get… Continue reading September 1869 letter to Sarah Keith from Kate Crawford
July 12, 1869 To: Sarah Keith From: Henry Crawford, Niles, MI Henry’s business took him to Chicago last week and he called on Hiram. Hiram’s wife is coming to visit about the first of September and then they are all going to visit Sarah and her family. Times are hard, money scarce & there is plenty… Continue reading July 12, 1869 letter to Sarah Keith from Henry Crawford
March 7, 1869 To: Sarah Keith From: Kate Crawford, Chicago, IL Found her letter in Hiram’s pocket so wanted to answer it. She has a baby boy four months old. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
January 30, 1869 To: Sarah Keith From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI Was afraid to open Sarah’s letter because of the bird on the envelope. She thought someone had died. Louisa received a letter from Robert and also from David, Hiram and Kitt. Their little boy is growing. Would like Sarah to send the letter she… Continue reading January 30, 1869 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts