[Letter from Dinkie, Willie, and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, March 31, 1882]

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

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Dinkie is suffering from neuralgia in her head. Birdie had a cough and she visited Abe and Bettie and her parents. She also visited Mrs. Summers and Miss Mal. She has fourteen chicks and a hen that won't set eggs. Henry hasn't planted corn yet because it has been raining so much. She wishes Birdie and Linnet could be together. Ike Jones is working for them. She has irish potatoes and peas. Alice Donnell came to visit and mentioned that Old Bill had gone to Texas. Her head hurts so she ask that they write back soon and send a ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 32 x 19 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice March 31, 1882.

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Dinkie is suffering from neuralgia in her head. Birdie had a cough and she visited Abe and Bettie and her parents. She also visited Mrs. Summers and Miss Mal. She has fourteen chicks and a hen that won't set eggs. Henry hasn't planted corn yet because it has been raining so much. She wishes Birdie and Linnet could be together. Ike Jones is working for them. She has irish potatoes and peas. Alice Donnell came to visit and mentioned that Old Bill had gone to Texas. Her head hurts so she ask that they write back soon and send a picture of Linnet.
Willie mentions that everyone is doing well. Polk Elliot is sick and he made him a wagon. He mentions his mother's chicks and his Uncle Abe wants him to drop corn for him. He used the file that his Uncle Charlie gave him, but had to get it replaced. His Uncle Tobe's wheat is knee high. His Aunt Florence's brother died when she got home. He made a latch and gate for the wood file and he asks that they write soon.
Alice writes that she received two calico aprons from her grandmother. She wants to see Linnet and her and Birdie go hunting for eggs.

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[2] p. ; 32 x 19 cm.

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  • March 31, 1882

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McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice. [Letter from Dinkie, Willie, and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, March 31, 1882], letter, March 31, 1882; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203509/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.