1882 Letters

May 28, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Kate Chaffee

May 28, 1882 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Kate Chaffee, Paw Paw, MI She was out to Oscar’s the week before Katie died and Vern was there until today. Mary was taking Katie’s death very hard. Katie only had two requests: to be buried next to Nettie and that Mary should take care of… Continue reading May 28, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Kate Chaffee

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May 18, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

May 18, 1882 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: D.C. Crawford, Fairplay, CO D.C. writes that he had received a telegram from Edna Allen that her mother had died. He is concerned about Edna’s ability to handle her new responsibilities and doesn’t think that her husband will be of any help. This letter was originally posted… Continue reading May 18, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

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May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

May 9, 1882                       To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Sarah Keith A letter of condolence to Oscar and Mary Ann regarding the death of their daughter, Katie. Also writes with an update on her family, particularly that Louese and D.D. Harris were married on April 12th. She also adds a letter of condolence to… Continue reading May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

1882 Letters

March 10, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Lois Skinner

March 10, 1882 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Lois Skinner, Ceresco, MI Apparently Sarah was worried about the possibility that she told her family something that now may have gotten back to Mr. W. Lois was writing to tell her that she shouldn’t feel she was to blame, and that she would talk to… Continue reading March 10, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Lois Skinner

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January 15, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

January 15, 1882                To: Sarah Keith From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Apologizes for not answering Sarah’s letter sooner and was glad to get the Galesburg newspaper, but sorry to hears of all the deaths, especially that of Mrs. Towne. Goes on to give an update on her… Continue reading January 15, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank