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

1898 Letters

October 2, 1898 letter to Matilda Brown from Willis Brown

October 2, 1898 To: Matilda Brown From: Willis Brown, Chicago, IL Apologizes for not writing. Lizzie is in Michigan and has not been well lately. He was surprised to hear of Hattie’s death. When Lizzie is ready to go home, he wishes his mother would come with her. It would give Nancy a chance to… Continue reading October 2, 1898 letter to Matilda Brown from Willis 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 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

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

1897 Letters

February 25, 1897 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

February 25, 1897 To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Hopes that something will turn up so that one of them can pay up the mortgage. Gertie has left her husband Henry because he wouldn’t take a bath. Had a good visit with Lela. Wonders if Jim is going to have the operation done… Continue reading February 25, 1897 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

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