March 24, 1872 To: Sarah Keith From: D.C. Crawford, Golden, CO Glad to hear that Sarah is more cheerful and that her prospects seem brighter. The last portion of the letter is missing. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here. Advertisements
Mar 19 – Nice morning, sun came out. Cut some wood and drawed it down. Mar 20 – Pleasant and cold, mercury at zero. Lucy went to burg got picture of Georgie. I hued sum spokes. Mr Allen had an Auction. Mar 21 – Hued sum spokes. Paid Hawkins six 6. Dollars for cleaning schoolhouse.… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of March 19-24, 1872
March 18, 1872 To: Sarah Keith From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI Talks about Robert and family as well as Prosper, who has not been feeling well. Mentions that Aunt Jemima Comfort has been married fifty years in February and celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can… Continue reading March 18, 1872 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts
Feb 22 – Carried Hams down to A. Browns this morning. Feb 23 – Blocked out 3 axhelves. Ethan and girls went up to Wesleys to a dance. Feb 24 – Dow Haines and cousin called here had their violins with them. They played very well. Mr and Mrs Plank called here to see about… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of February 22 – March 18, 1872
February 21, 1872 To: Sarah Keith From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL Sends his sympathy to Sarah regarding the general ill health of her family and the financial strain it seems to be causing. He is well as is his son Harry. Kate is not feeling well and is taking medicines for kidney, liver and “complaints… Continue reading February 21, 1872 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.
Jan 19 – Put hair in one End of Lamkins bow. Went over to burg carried over Buckwheat and corn. Sarah and Nancy went over. Bot sis some shoes 2.00. Snowey day snow fell 5½ inches 5½ in. Jan 20 – Got Schrams saw cut one load wood. Snows some. Jo Lee called here. Hannah… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of January 19 – February 21, 1872
January 18, 1872 To: Sarah Keith From: Oscar Keith, Coloma, MI Was sorry to hear that Kirby had foreclosed on their mortgage. Mentions the birth of several babies. Coloma Jany 18, 1872 Dear Aunt Yours of the 21st was just recd. I was glad to hear from you once more. We are all well as… Continue reading January 18, 1872 letter to Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith