1890 Letters

September 10, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Tomlinson

September 10, 1890 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: John Tomlinson, Perry, NY His wife is in Concord, will not be able to go to Galesburg, but will let Ethan know when to meet her in Jackson. Hopes Ethan will come home with her when she is ready. Office of the SILVER LAKE FLOURING MILLS.… Continue reading September 10, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Tomlinson

1890 Letters

August 28, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Frank Tomlinson

August 28, 1890 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: John Tomlinson, Perry, NY Hasn’t had time to write due to being busy at the mill. Write mostly of the changes being made at the mill but also gives an update on his family. Office of the SILVER LAKE FLOURING MILLS. GEO. TOMLINSON & SON, Proprietors… Continue reading August 28, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Frank Tomlinson

1890 Letters

February 4, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Frank Tomlinson

February 4, 1890 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: John Frank Tomlinson, Perry, NY Business has been slow and they had a surplus of flour on hand so shut down the mill and did some repairs and added two new double purifiers. Several businesses have closed due to the weather and crop failures. Gives an… Continue reading February 4, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Frank Tomlinson

1876 Letters

December 10, 1876 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith

December 10, 1876 To: Sarah Keith From: Luke Keith, Perry, NY Luke is staying at the Tomlinson house. George received a telegram informing them that his sister Susan was dead. The funeral will be on Monday but the weather is so bad that they are unable to go. Luke is concerned with how things are… Continue reading December 10, 1876 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith

1876 Letters

October 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

October 23, 1876 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Uncle Joe Lee died. Ansel Lee, who lived in Titusville, Pa., was able to come in time for the funeral and will stay until everything is settled. It appears that Uncle Joe didn’t leave a will. Uncle Charles thought it was “pretty bad to… Continue reading October 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1876 Letters

July 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

July 23, 1876 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Hasn’t written because he’s been busy working on his binder. They hope to try it out on a patch of Dell’s oats. A new cousin, Mary Milham, was born June 24. Also more updates on family members. Scan of 1876-07-23 Ethan Keith to Frank… Continue reading July 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1874 Letters

February 23, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

February 23, 1874 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, White Pigeon, MI He is not doing much business as he is having trouble with his eyes. Aunt Alfleda is very sick and says when she dies she does not want her children to know until she is buried. Scan of 1874-02-23 Henry Keith to Frank… Continue reading February 23, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith