[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

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

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She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and ... continued below

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Griffin, Alice October 13, 1898.

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She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon.

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • October 13, 1898

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Griffin, Alice. [Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898], letter, October 13, 1898; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203775/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.