[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, October 9, 1884] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Letter from Matilda Dodd and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, October 9, 1884]
  • Series Title Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917

Creator

  • Author: Dodd, Matilda
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: McGee, Alice
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: White, Ruth Moore
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1884-10-09

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: They received their letter and happy to hear they are doing well. She mentions that her family is also well. She then talks about the weather they have been having. Although it has been raining the springs and wells are going dry. Abe had a well drilled close to the house, but could not keep it close to the house because of gas. A new well was between the barn and the spring, but again there was gas in it. Florence was watching a little girl. Mat Nay or Mat Frankland died. She mentions that owls have been taking her turkeys. Dinky sold her other cow. She comments on Linnet being so helpful and Birdie as well. She asks that they write soon. Alice writes about the subjects she is learning in school and how she wishes Linnet was there to play with her and Birdie. She mentions that her mother is going to town and what happened to Mary Dodd in the orchard.
  • Physical Description: [4] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Keyword: letters
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901 -- Archives.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Poultry - Turkeys
  • Keyword: rye

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1884-10-09

Collection

  • Name: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
    Code: CWADP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 39096548
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2075015
  • Call Number: HM. 70
  • Accession or Local Control No: CBM_2081-013-002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203551
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203551

Note

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