[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, July 5, 1889]

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

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Matilda is expecting that the Moore's will start to be on their way to see her. She received news from Tobe and Florence. They keep on moving. She talks about the weather and the state of the crops. Dinkie writes about picking blackberries and catching geese with Birdie, Bessie, and Mattie. Bettie got a new dress. She wishes she could see Mary, but she moved too far away. Birdie would write, but is busy playing. She asks that they come quickly, she wants to see them.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie July 5, 1889.

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Matilda is expecting that the Moore's will start to be on their way to see her. She received news from Tobe and Florence. They keep on moving. She talks about the weather and the state of the crops.
Dinkie writes about picking blackberries and catching geese with Birdie, Bessie, and Mattie. Bettie got a new dress. She wishes she could see Mary, but she moved too far away. Birdie would write, but is busy playing. She asks that they come quickly, she wants to see them.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, July 5, 1889], letter, July 5, 1889; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203609/: accessed June 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.