May 25, 1877 To: Sarah Keith From: P. T. Johns, Kalamazoo, MI Between the handwriting and the poor spelling, it was hard to transcribe this letter, but it appears that Sarah had written to Mr./Dr. Johns to obtain some relief for her mother’s health problems. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and… Continue reading May 25, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from P. T. Johns
April 6, 1877 To: Sarah Keith From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL Henry and family are well and Louese Keith, who was living in Chicago with Hiram and Kate, weighs 139 pounds. “Gaining on her mother aint she.” Sends $4.00 This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
Spring 1877 To: Sarah Keith From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Haven’t seen much of Hiram and Kate, who appear to be rather unfriendly lately. Uncle Hi did stop in to see Nancy a couple of times while she was sick. Aunt Kate kept Louese out of school and now if she goes back in the fall… Continue reading Spring 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown
March 23, 1877 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: D.C. Crawford, Denver, CO D.C. is writing to inform Sarah about the death of his daughter, Allie. There had been a great deal of scarlet fever and diphtheria and he feels that the doctors did not appreciate the seriousness of Allie’s case until it was too… Continue reading March 23, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford
January 21, 1877 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Didn’t write earlier as he figured that since his father was visiting Frank’s family and his mother was writing all the news, he didn’t need to write. His father returned about 1:00 Saturday morning and was pleased with his visit to the family. Scan… Continue reading January 21, 1877 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith
January 19, 1877 To: Sarah Keith & Nancy Betts, Galesburg, MI From: Henry Crawford, South Bend, IN Henry is sending a brief note along with $2.50. The shop reopened on the 2nd, but it was so cold during the first week that not much was done. The children have not been well. Henry hopes to visit… Continue reading January 19, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from Henry Crawford