1875 Letters

November 17, 1875 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

November 17, 1875 To:  Sarah Keith From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI Received a letter from Hiram. He said that Harry’s lungs were so bad they had to take him to Sarah’s. Nancy Brown wrote that Aunt Kate and Harry had been there and Harry appeared better. Went to Winneconne to visit Prosper and family. Bell is… Continue reading November 17, 1875 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

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October 17, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

October 17, 1875 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Writes about a robbery at the County House and Mr. Hopkins. Also an update on George Ives’ drill-tooth invention. Scan of 1875-10-17 Ethan Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg Oct 17 1875 Cousin Frank It is over a month since I received your letter &… Continue reading October 17, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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September 26, 1875 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Crawford

September 26, 1875 To:  Sarah Keith From: Robert Crawford, Omro, WI Louisa has gone to Minnesota to visit her folks. He expects her home this week after an absence of three weeks. Mother is getting along about as usual. She cannot keep a cent of money. Will has been coughing this summer and we are getting… Continue reading September 26, 1875 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Crawford

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September 6, 1875 letter to James Keith from Nancy & Henry Brown

September 6, 1875 To: James Keith From: Nancy & Henry Brown, Lawton, MI Nancy and Henry were writing to her brother Jimmie to tell him all about their baby, Claude, and how cute he was and the fun things he did. Nancy had been working on sewing her dress, but it had been so warm… Continue reading September 6, 1875 letter to James Keith from Nancy & Henry Brown

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August 18, 1875 letter to Hannah Keith from Nancy Brown

August 18, 1875      To: Hannah Keith From: Nancy Brown, Lawton MI Elder Shepherd of the Baptist Church called on them. He knew Pa’s and Father’s folks and wanted to know if they had experienced religion yet. Told him no, not what he called religion. He could not answer the questions Hank asked him so they… Continue reading August 18, 1875 letter to Hannah Keith from Nancy Brown

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July 24, 1875 letter to the Keith & Brown Families from Henry & Nancy Brown

July 24, 1875 To: Keith & Brown Families From: Henry & Nancy Brown, Lawton, MI Claude has had a high fever and they have had to hold him most of the time. The doctor came and said he would come back with some medicine and that Claude should be better in the morning. Hank did… Continue reading July 24, 1875 letter to the Keith & Brown Families from Henry & Nancy Brown

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April 25, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

April 25, 1875 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Some of the family went to Aunt Katie’s where they sugared off 35 pounds and gathered enough sap to make 50 more pounds. Henry has gone to White Pigeon to try his new business selling agricultural equipment. Scan of 1875-04-25 Ethan Keith to Frank… Continue reading April 25, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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August 8, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

August 8, 1875 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI General news about various family members. Scan of 1875-08-08 Ethan Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg August 8th 1875 Cousin Frank, Your letter was received in due time but I have failed to answer it as soon as I ought to. Perhaps I can do… Continue reading August 8, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith