1877 Letters

May 25, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from P. T. Johns

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

1877 Letters

March 23, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

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

1877 Letters

January 21, 1877 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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

1877 Letters

January 19, 1877 letter to Sarah Keith from Henry Crawford

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