1899 Letters

June 30, 1899 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

June 30, 1899 To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Lela hasn’t given Dr an answer yet but Louese thinks she will before she returns home. They get along very well with Aaron and Cora. Doesn’t know how Hannah will cope with the family visits coming up. 1899-06-30 Louese Harris to Nancy Brown Shelbyville … Continue reading June 30, 1899 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

1898 Letters

July 10, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

July 10, 1898  To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne Louese apparently was not feeling well and Hannah went to help out. Mildred woke with a stomachache and Dee had to get some medicine and the doctor came twice. 1898-07-10 Hannah Towne to Nancy Brown Sunday Afternoon Evening    July 10 1898 Dear Sister The train was… Continue reading July 10, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

1898 Letters

May 12, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown and Bess Brown

May 12, 1898 To: Nancy Brown, 1236 Summit Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI From: Henry Brown, Chicago, IL Henry writes regarding the photography business and how he, Bess and Claude are getting along. Bess then adds her own letter filling in more family details. 1898-05-12 Henry Brown and Bess Brown to Nancy Brown Chicago Ill May 12… Continue reading May 12, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown and Bess Brown

1891 Letters

January 1, 1891 letter to Ethan Keith from Jim Keith

January 1, 1891 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Jim Keith, Chicago, IL All are well except Grace, but she is alright now. Doesn’t seem like New Year’s; it rained all night and doesn’t show signs of letting up. Would like Henry’s address. Minnie’s sister Sarah is moving in with “her man” next week. Minnie… Continue reading January 1, 1891 letter to Ethan Keith from Jim Keith

1890 Letters

December 18, 1890 letter to Hannah Keith from Nancy Brown

December 18, 1890 To: Hannah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown A lady stopped by selling Buddington Charts and Nancy thought Hannah might be interested in it. Christmas is near but there isn’t enough money to buy everyone presents. If some of the family can come by and if she can get some cream she… Continue reading December 18, 1890 letter to Hannah Keith from Nancy Brown

1890 Letters

September 14, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Jim Keith

September 14, 1890 To: Ethan Keith From: Jim Keith, Chicago, IL Is anxious to hear how Ethan’s invention is coming along. They recently moved and it is a good move. Writes that the World’s Columbian Exposition is going to be at the lakefront and Jackson Park. Chicago Sept 14 1890 Dear Brother Dont know if… Continue reading September 14, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Jim Keith

1890 Letters

July 9, 1890 letter to Jim Keith from Cora Meredith

July 9, 1890 To:  James Keith, Chicago, IL From: Cora Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Cora wrote that she did not enjoy the Fourth any more than Jim did. She went to Long Lake but had an awful headache. Cora suggests that Jim work on the passenger trains rather than the freight trains since he likes that… Continue reading July 9, 1890 letter to Jim Keith from Cora Meredith