1899 Letters

June 4, 1899 letter to Sarah Keith from James Keith

June 4, 1899 To:  Sarah Keith From: James Keith, Chicago, IL General news about family. Would like to come home for Claude’s wedding but can’t see how they can since Winnie would miss two weeks of school. Will plan to come when school lets out. 1899-06-04 James Keith to Sarah Keith Chicago June 4 1899… Continue reading June 4, 1899 letter to Sarah Keith from James Keith

1898 Letters

October 25, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

October 25, 1898 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Henry Brown, Chicago, IL Feels he doesn’t know much about B & Loan investments, but suggests she look into it. Claude is thinking of investing. More updates on the photography business. 1898-10-25 Henry Brown to Nancy Brown Chicago Ill  Oct 25 1898 Dear ones in Kalamazoo… Continue reading October 25, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Henry Brown

1898 Letters

October 8, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Brown

October 8, 1898 To: Nancy Brown From: Lela Brown, Chicago, IL They went to the museum last night and saw the hoochie-coochie; she wouldn’t have gone if she knew what it was. Writes about different things she bought. Bess and Lillie are making candy. 1898-10-08 Lela Brown to Nancy Brown Chicago Ill Oct 8 Dear… Continue reading October 8, 1898 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela 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

June 27, 1898 letter to Willis Brown from Josephine Curtiss

June 27, 1898     To: Willis Brown, Chicago, IL From: Josephine Curtiss, Sodus, NY Gives an update on her family and also recounts the earlier deaths of Charles and Sidney Allen and how William Tinklepaugh dishonestly took Sidney’s home away from him. 1898-06-27 Josephine Curtiss to Willis Brown SODUS ACADEMY E. Curtiss, A. M., Principal Sodus,… Continue reading June 27, 1898 letter to Willis Brown from Josephine Curtiss

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