[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]

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Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, William; McGee, Alice & McGee, Dinkie January 1, 1888.

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Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is doing chores. Dinkie asks that they come visit.
Alice mentions the concert that happened last Friday and how funny it was. Her character was Mrs. Buttermilk. She also asks that they come visit.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • January 1, 1888

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Dodd, William; McGee, Alice & McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888], letter, January 1, 1888; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203599/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.