[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

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

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Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is ... continued below

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6p. ; 20h x 13w cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie October 16, 1891.

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Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is smart about work, but not about book learning.

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6p. ; 20h x 13w cm.

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  • October 16, 1891

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891], letter, October 16, 1891; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203653/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.