1899 Letters

June 8, 1899 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Brown

June 8, 1899 To: Nancy Brown From: Lela Brown, Chicago IL Isn’t feeling very well and then writes that she has broken out in a rash and Bess thinks it is the German measles. If she does have the measles she won’t be able to go to Galesburg for her brother’s wedding. 1899-06-08 Lela Brown… Continue reading June 8, 1899 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Brown

1899 Letters

June 4, 1899 letter to Sarah Keith from James Keith

June 4, 1899 To:  Sarah Keith From: James Keith, Chicago, IL General news about family. Would like to come home for Claude’s wedding but can’t see how they can since Winnie would miss two weeks of school. Will plan to come when school lets out. 1899-06-04 James Keith to Sarah Keith Chicago June 4 1899… Continue reading June 4, 1899 letter to Sarah Keith from James Keith

1899 Letters

February 17, 1899 letter to Bess Brown from Henry & Nancy Brown

February 17, 1899 To: Bess Brown, Chicago, IL From: Henry & Nancy Brown Have everything packed and want Claude and Bess to look for a place for them to live. Henry will get there Saturday or Sunday but it will be a week from Monday or Tuesday until Nancy and Lela get there. 1899-02-17 Henry… Continue reading February 17, 1899 letter to Bess Brown from Henry & Nancy Brown

1898 Letters

May 31, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Bess Brown

May 31, 1898To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MIFrom: Bess Brown, Chicago, IL Writes about various friends and how she spends her leisure time. Art Crandall, her “fellow from Kalamazoo,” came unexpectedly and she expects she’ll “have some fun” because she and Albert are going to a social. Writes about the photography business, some pictures she has… Continue reading May 31, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Bess Brown

1898 Letters

May 2, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

May 2, 1898 To: Nancy Brown, 1236 Summit Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI From: Henry Brown, Chicago, IL Tells of the various household items he has bought as well as some photography items. Feels he almost has enough to do business with now. 1898-05-02 Henry Brown to Nancy Brown Chicago Ill May 2 1898 Dear Ones at… Continue reading May 2, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

1875 Letters

February 14, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

February 14, 1875 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Gives an update on various deaths and births, one of which was his sister Nancy’s son, Claude Keith. Henry is looking into patenting his apple catcher. Those who have seen it think it is a good idea. Scan of 1875-02-14 Ethan Keith to Frank… Continue reading February 14, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith