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November 4, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

November 4, 1873 To:  Sarah Keith From: D.C. Crawford, Golden, CO David has enclosed a “Cheap Photograph” of himself and family as “we would naturally appear on our best behavior.” He would like one of Sarah along with the balance of the family. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be… Continue reading November 4, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

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October 26, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

October 26, 1873 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, White Pigeon, MI Scan of 1873-10-26 Henry Keith to Frank Tomlinson Sold his business as people were too poor to afford watches and jewelry and is now doing much better in White Pigeon as well as the fact that the cost of living is much cheaper… Continue reading October 26, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

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September 21, 1873 letter to Nancy Betts from Sarah Keith

September 21, 1873 To:  Nancy Betts From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Speaks of Hannah and Underwood not making up. Lucy Milham had a baby girl. Sarah thinks Lucy’s husband is a shiftless man. Thinks Lois’ husband, Del Skinner, is a good man. Eugene was there two weeks ago and he was well. She doesn’t think Mary… Continue reading September 21, 1873 letter to Nancy Betts from Sarah Keith

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September 11, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Kate Crawford

September 11, 1873 To:  Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Katherine Crawford, Chicago, IL Since they bought the house they won’t be able to make a visit to Michigan. Eugene spent two nights with them. Their son, Harry, looks just like him. Henry and Johnny visited them. Hasn’t seen Jenny since before the fire. Sorry to hear… Continue reading September 11, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Kate Crawford

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September 10, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

September 10, 1873 To:  Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI Received a letter from Eugene. He was well and thinks he will do well if he keeps his health. Hiram’s family is also well. Kate has tried to have the baby’s picture taken but she failed. When her head was still her… Continue reading September 10, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

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August 10, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

August 10, 1873 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Henry is back now. The business had to close up as they hadn’t sold anything since the 4th because of an outbreak of smallpox; every case was fatal. He thought it better to come home than run the risk of catching it. Scan of… Continue reading August 10, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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June 12, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

June 12, 1873 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Another update on Katie’s and Lucy’s health. Also wrote that Henry was going into business in Reed City, Michigan. The old bridge is not safe and they are looking into a new iron one. Scan of 1873-06-12 Ethan Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg June… Continue reading June 12, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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May 14, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

May 14, 1873 To:  Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL The Chicago City Railway is testing the Car Starter and is very pleased with it. It will be given a very thorough trial and if it proves to be what it claims to be they will put it on the cars. He has… Continue reading May 14, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

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May 8, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

May 8, 1873 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Gives an update on Aunt Katy and Lucy. Henry was not satisfied with Elkhart, Indiana and is now looking at northern Michigan or possibly Wisconsin to start a business. Scan of 1873-05-08 Ethan Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg May 8th 1873 Cousin Frank I… Continue reading May 8, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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April 22, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

April 22, 1873 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, Galesburg, MI Is looking to move to Elkhart, Indiana and open up a business there. Aunt Katie tripped while carrying a boiling pot of molasses burning her hand and arm above the elbow so badly that the skin all came off. Lucy has a terrible pain… Continue reading April 22, 1873 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith