April 12, 1891 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Helen York, Nampa, ID Describes the work being done on the “Canal proper.” Writes of receiving letters from various family members; one in particular was from Henry Lee, who was helping to get a record of the Lees, and wanted Helen to send Lucy’s information. She… Continue reading April 12, 1891 letter to Ethan Keith from Helen York
April 11, 1868 To: Marquis de Lafayette Lee From: Orrin Strong Lee, Salt Lake City, UT Orrin is requesting that Mark bring seeds when he comes as well as medical plants for their father’s use. On the reverse side is a recipe for what appears to be a cold and cough remedy written in their… Continue reading April 11, 1868 letter to Mark Lee from Orrin Strong Lee Sr.
May 1, 1867 To: Nancy Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Lois Clark, Wayland, MI Lois writes that she has been doing some work around the house. Willie and Meredith are out to play and Kate is holding Myrtie. They are all well as usual. She asks a lot of questions about various people and is wondering… Continue reading May 1, 1867 letter to Nancy Keith from Lois Clark
July 27, 1865 To: Sarah Keith From: Luke Keith, De Pere, WI Luke writes that he is not well. The sores he has from “the itch” are getting worse and he doesn’t blame Jimmy for crying and saying it burns. He is thinking of going to Kewaunee and Manitowoc next if he is well enough.… Continue reading July 27, 1865 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith
November 8, 1864 To: Mark Lee From: Harriet Lee, Bountiful, UT An update on various family members. City Bountifull Nov the 8 Mark I sit me down to answer that letter that we have been looking for so… Continue reading November 8, 1864 letter to Mark Lee from Harriet Lee
March 15, 1862 To: Mark Lee, Kalamazoo, MI From: Jeff Chaffee, Camp Farnum, Washington, D.C. Tells Mark that he should wait until the war is over before he marries. Asks him to tell Grandpa and Grandma that “they will always be rembered by me as son should remember his … parents with the tenderest of… Continue reading March 15, 1862 letter to Mark Lee from Jeff Chaffee
January 27, 1862 To: Mark F. Lee From: Edward G. Wolcott, Lebanon, KY Tells of the battle in which General Zollicoffer was killed and the statistics of the dead and wounded on both sides. Sent some camp poetry and asked Mark to keep it for him until he returns. UNION. Camp Stegole lst Reg. Mich… Continue reading January 27, 1862 letter to Mark Lee from Edward Wolcott