1898 Letters

October 7, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

October 7, 1898 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Henry Brown, Chicago, IL Business has not been good, mainly because the weather has been rainy. When business gets dull he will move and start another place and when that plays out he will go somewhere else and try to make enough to live on. 1898-10-07… Continue reading October 7, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

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

September 22, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

September 22, 1898 To: Nancy Brown From:  Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Is upset about their mother’s condition and hopes that something can be done to ease her suffering. Wishes Nancy could spend the winter to be with her. Reports that Cora is healing nicely. 1898-09-22 Louese Harris to Nancy Brown Shelbyville, Sept 22/98 Dear Sister… Continue reading September 22, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

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

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