[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, June 3, 1881]

One of 1,686 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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She went home for a while and has canned 7 cans of cherries and one can of strawberries. She hopes to see them this summer. Birdie has grown and is able to talk and sing. She has irish potatoes, peas, beets and 100 little chickens. Henry isn't done planting, but it has been so dry. Birdie keeps Sissie busy minding her. Sam Wallace came to visit and is not as proud as he used to be. She has been cleaning. Mollie's Nephew writes a few lines. He writes about how helpful he has been. He mentions he has new clothes ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 16 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie June 3, 1881.

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She went home for a while and has canned 7 cans of cherries and one can of strawberries. She hopes to see them this summer. Birdie has grown and is able to talk and sing. She has irish potatoes, peas, beets and 100 little chickens. Henry isn't done planting, but it has been so dry. Birdie keeps Sissie busy minding her. Sam Wallace came to visit and is not as proud as he used to be. She has been cleaning. Mollie's Nephew writes a few lines. He writes about how helpful he has been. He mentions he has new clothes and shoes. He has helped his mother clean and has been fishing. He caught a turtle. Dinkie mentions she has no way to go visit Bettie and is happy with the Sunday school Willie and Sissie go to. She wants to go to town and get a hat and dress. She really wants them to visit and asks that they write soon.

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[4] p. ; 16 x 13 cm.

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  • June 3, 1881

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McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, June 3, 1881], letter, June 3, 1881; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203496/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.