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
May 22, 1882 To: Nancy Betts From: Henry Crawford, Auburn, NY Henry is writing his mother to learn more about the details of Mary Crawford’s death. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
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
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
May 8, 1882 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: C. H. Streator, Waverly, MI Is requesting that Sarah send more of the Olive Branch series to Alfleda. Mrs Keith In beha of aunt Fleda Keith she is at our house at this tim. You sent her one number of the Olive Branch. She would… Continue reading May 8, 1882 postcard to Sarah Keith from Cyrus Streator
April 24, 1882 To: Sarah Keith From: Louese Harris, Phoenix, MI Louese Harris is describing their trip to their new home in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan by way of Chicago, shortly after her marriage to Daniel (D.D.) Harris. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
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
February 27, 1882 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL Mother has decided to end her visit. She has had no complaints this time but has spoken well of everybody. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
January 15, 1882 To: James Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Will Clark, Jasper, MI He is cutting wood. He gets 75 cents for a cord of four-foot wood and 50 cents for a cord of stove wood. Varion Youngs is helping him and they can cut four to six cords a day. He expects to go… Continue reading January 15, 1882 letter to Jim Keith from Will Clark
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