1889 Letters

November 26, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

November 26, 1889 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: J. Alex Lowe, Melbourne, Australia C.J. Lee has returned to Australia, but is so busy he asked J. Alex Lowe to write to Ethan to update him on the progress, or lack thereof, of the Nut-Lock. Telephone No. 1304.               … Continue reading November 26, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

1889 Letters

October 29, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

October 29, 1889 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: J. Alex Lowe, Melbourne, Australia He is reporting to Ethan on the delay regarding the Nut-Lock. 9 Universal Bdgs 16 Collins St. West Melbourne 29th Octr 1889 E. B. Keith Esq Galesburg, Michigan U.S.A. Dear Sir, Yours of 13th duly recd. Lee[1] is still away and… Continue reading October 29, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

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October 3, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

October 3, 1889 To: Ethan Keith From: Charles J. Lee, San Francisco, CA Another letter dealing with the patent for the Nut-Lock. Palace Hotel — C. H. Livingston Manager San Francisco, Oct 3rd 1889 Dear Cousin Ethan I received your last letter in due time and contents noted. I waited for my letters from Melbourne… Continue reading October 3, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

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September 6, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

September 6, 1889                 To: Ethan Keith From: Charles J. Lee, San Francisco, CA C.J. is still in California and doesn’t know when he will be heading east as business is taking longer than he thought. He is receiving good reports on the Nut-Lock and is assured it will make them lots of money. Describes his… Continue reading September 6, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

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July 12, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

July 12, 1889 To: Ethan Keith From: Charles J. Lee, San Francisco, CA  Is in the States on a special mission to get some mining machinery manufactured for the mines in Australia. He has to stay in California for four weeks and then will proceed to New York, stopping at Kalamazoo for a visit of… Continue reading July 12, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

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July 8, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

July 8, 1889 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: J. Alex Lowe, Melbourne, Australia Charles Lee left for the States in June. Things are looking good for the Nut Lock and the Government Railways recently asked for a further supply. He hopes Ethan can arrive at a solution regarding the difficulty of the cable fastener.… Continue reading July 8, 1889 letter to Ethan Keith from J. Alex Lowe

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July 7, 1889 telegram to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee

July 7, 1889 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Charles J. Lee, San Francisco, CA Telegram from C.J. advising Ethan that he arrived safely in San Francisco. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. Received at 230 Pm Galesburg Mich 7 1889 Dated San Francisco Cal To Ethan B. Keith Galesburg Mich I arrived safely and well.… Continue reading July 7, 1889 telegram to Ethan Keith from Charles J. Lee