[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.

Creator(s): Franklin, Elizabeth
Location(s):
Creation Date: January 10, 1901
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: January 10, 1901
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Sumner County - Gallatin
Place
United States - Texas - Collin County - Chambersville
Place
United States - Tennessee - Davidson County - Nashville
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1901~  
Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Keyword(s): letters | pneumonia | coffins | white roses
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 39096548 |
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • CALL-NO: HM. 70
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_2085-010-002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203887
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203887
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text