July 26, 1881 To: Sarah Keith From: Louese Keith, Chicago, IL Louese is writing her mother to tell her that her Uncle Prosper Crawford was fired after fighting with a street car engineer and that her Aunt Kate had gone to visit Aunt Belle, Prosper’s wife, and that she was in miserable health. Louese is… Continue reading July 26, 1881 letter to Sarah Keith from Louese Keith
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.
November 28, 1875 To: Keith and Brown Families, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Lawton, MI They got a lamp burner. Now they can see to read or sew in any part of the room by turning the reflector. The lamp cost $1.40. Just after they had gone to bed they were awakened and told their… Continue reading November 28, 1875 letter to Matilda Brown from Nancy Brown