1868 Letters

August 1, 1868 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

August 1, 1868 To: Sarah Keith From: Nancy Betts,┬áChicago, IL Arrived at Hiram’s on Thursday. Hiram and his wife Kitty met her. Her grandmother lives with them. Hite and Kitty send their regards. Expects to go visit son Henry and then Mary and then to Sarah’s. Prosper has complained of poor health this spring and… Continue reading August 1, 1868 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

Luke's 1868 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of July 27 – August 1, 1868

Jul 27 – Drawed two loads hay from Wesleys. Jim had two cotilions[?]. Jul 28 – Working in corn some. Brown came home this morning. Jul 29 – Went to Kalamazoo. Got Bounty money. My tax 14.51 Fathers 43.17. Jul 30 – Went to burg made out papers for my place. Oscar went home. Rained… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of July 27 – August 1, 1868