1890 Letters

November 30, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Florence Keith

November 30, 1890 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Florence Keith, Oakland, CA They are settled in and enjoying their new home. Henry was transferred a few weeks ago to the Portland run making three trips in two weeks and likes it better than the Los Angeles run. Gives an update on her mother and… Continue reading November 30, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Florence Keith

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

1885 Letters · Harvey Keith's Murder

November 8, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

November 8, 1885 To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Letter sympathizing on the ordeal of the trial of Harvey Keith’s murder. Galesburg Nov 8th 1885 Dear Oscar and Mary[1] I hope you do not think because I have not written you we have not thought of you or the _____… Continue reading November 8, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

1878 Letters

July 25, 1878 letter to Luke Keith from Marion Tomlinson

July 25, 1878 To: Luke Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Marion Tomlinson, Laingsburg, MI Marion was visiting her uncle in Laingsburg, Michigan, and will be starting for home soon. Laingsburg,[1] July 25,/78 Am just ready to start for home, intended to go Tuesday but did not feel well, and did not want to encounter that great… Continue reading July 25, 1878 letter to Luke Keith from Marion Tomlinson

1877 Letters

January 21, 1877 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

January 21, 1877 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Didn’t write earlier as he figured that since his father was visiting Frank’s family and his mother was writing all the news, he didn’t need to write. His father returned about 1:00 Saturday morning and was pleased with his visit to the family. Scan… Continue reading January 21, 1877 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

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