[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, May 23, 1901]

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Letter to Linnet Moore from Lula Dalton. She wishes Linnet could be with her and mentions that she has been sick for the past four days. Carter was very sick for a while, but he has recovered. She talks about what a good man Claude White is and the book he sent was good also. She asks if Linnet will ever get better and come see her, she wants to show her the letter Claude sent her about Linnet. She talks about her own sweetheart and the letters he sent her. She has fallen in love with him, although she ... continued below

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[16] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dalton, Lula May 23, 1901.

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Letter to Linnet Moore from Lula Dalton. She wishes Linnet could be with her and mentions that she has been sick for the past four days. Carter was very sick for a while, but he has recovered. She talks about what a good man Claude White is and the book he sent was good also. She asks if Linnet will ever get better and come see her, she wants to show her the letter Claude sent her about Linnet. She talks about her own sweetheart and the letters he sent her. She has fallen in love with him, although she has only known him for two months. She asks that Linnet tell no one except Claude. She doesn't know how she admired J. M. Taylor. She spent time with people from home. She went to a play with some friends. She called home and learned that Linnet was not coming. It was a disappointment for her because she had told Mrs. White Linnet was coming. She doesn't know what she is going to do for the summer, she doesn't want to go home. She mentions that everyone will be out of town and she got invited to go to New Mexico, but she doesn't know if she has funds and is waiting to hear from someone. She still plans to go visit Linnet in September and while there to see Mrs. Johnson's home. She talks about her new hat and her new dress. She thinks she will take more classes. She asks that Linnet write a long letter.

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[16] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • May 23, 1901

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Dalton, Lula. [Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, May 23, 1901], letter, May 23, 1901; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203897/: accessed May 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.