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 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1870-1879
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter Acknowledging Payment of Costs, July 24, 1875]

[Letter Acknowledging Payment of Costs, July 24, 1875]

Date: July 24, 1875
Creator: Selman, Thomas
Description: Letter from Thomas Selman of the county of Montague acknowledging the payment of costs in the court of Montague county.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]

[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]

Date: December 18, 1875
Creator: Donnell, Alice
Description: Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk.
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[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

Date: May 22, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, March 17, 1879]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, March 17, 1879]

Date: March 17, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Description: Matilda had received and written back already, but hasn't heard anything from them yet. She says that they are doing well, but the county is sick with pneumonia. They have been gardening in the dry weather, but it might frost. She doesn't expect any peaches because of the bad weather. She should finish her quilt by tomorrow. Mrs. Nay died and Peat Wallace lost is youngest son. She is afraid to leave her house at night because of wild hogs. She hopes they are well and asks that they write back soon. Bettie says she has been enjoying good weather and has planted irish potatoes, beets, and parsnips. She asks if Mr. Moore paid the doctor and she wanted to help. Pete Wallace's son was buried last Friday. She went to town and got some dishes and looked at a stove. Abe is going to town to sell wood, she asks that they write back soon.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd, December 10, 1876]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd, December 10, 1876]

Date: December 10, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their mother (who is visiting Mary Moore) and sister (Mary Ann Dodd Moore). The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Galatin, Tenn; Dec 11" and a hand written note reading William Dodd; + Betty Franklin; Recvd Dec 15th; 1876."
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[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

Date: October 25, 1878
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Description: They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin, November 7, 1875]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin, November 7, 1875]

Date: November 7, 1875
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Description: Bettie was unable to write a quick letter before Robbe left and she wanted to send some patterns and a dress that needs work done on it. She mentions it was unbearably hot inside the house. Someone is very sick and wants to see Charles and his wife soon. She sends all of her love to the relatives and hopes that Charles is done with his wheat so they can come visit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

Date: June 5, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M.
Description: She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy to see her sister and mother. She will write more next time and Lilly has been taking strawberries and cherries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Mary Ann Dodd Moore and Matilda Brantley Dodd, February 21, 1877]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Mary Ann Dodd Moore and Matilda Brantley Dodd, February 21, 1877]

Date: February 21, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Description: A personal letter from Bettie Franklin to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore, and her mother, Matilda Brantley Dodd. The letter talks about daily life, including a quilting party that Bettie had and news about her young son.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]

Date: January 28, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 28, 1876. Mary's mother, Matilda, is visiting her in Texas. In the letter, Bettie talks about the warm and clear weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. She mentions that there have been several weddings, including that of Laura Wallace and Frank Dorris. In closing, Bettie says that many neighbors' dogs have gone mad - she fears that hers will also go mad. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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