1883 Letters · Crawford Family

May 20, 1883 letter to Nancy Betts from Eugene Crawford

May 20, 1883 To: Nancy Betts From: Eugene Crawford, White Pine, CO Written on Crawford House stationery, showing E. L. Crawford as the proprietor. Eugene is writing his grandmother and enclosing $2.00. He would have sent more, but couldn’t because he didn’t expect to realize anything from his mine until the fall. His wife, Minnie,… Continue reading May 20, 1883 letter to Nancy Betts from Eugene Crawford

1878 Letters

October 23, 1878 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

October 23, 1878 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Chicago, IL Hiram is writing his sister, Sarah Keith, and trying to address some issues that have apparently been raised by her daughter, Louese, about her living arrangement within Hiram’s household. Hiram senses that Sarah is concerned about the level of work and… Continue reading October 23, 1878 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

1873 Letters · Crawford Family

March 13, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts together with research concerning the relationship between the Crawford, Hall and Hamilton Families

Crawford, Hall & Hamilton Families When Jay Crawford and I first started transcribing the letters, we always tried to link relationships to the people mentioned in the letters. The letter of March 13, 1873 from Nancy Crawford-Betts to her daughter Sarah Keith presents two mysteries we have been trying to sort out. The first one… Continue reading March 13, 1873 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts together with research concerning the relationship between the Crawford, Hall and Hamilton Families