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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Sumner County, TN
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]

[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]

Date: October 10, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]

[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]

Date: November 18, 1892
Creator: Griffin, Alice; McGee, Birdie & Dodd, Matilda
Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that her teacher's mother is ill and that they have called off school until Monday. She also spent time dressing up a pumpkin and making a doll. A class photograph was taken at her school. Matilda Dodd wrote to Linnet that Birdie's teacher was sick; that it had been very rainy; and that they are waiting to sow the wheat. Alice Griffin wrote about her family's new buggy; the cold weather; and about her improving health.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

Date: June 29, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]

Date: October 11, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: Letter from Alice Griffin to the Moore family in which she up dates them on the health of her family and friends; going to Plano; fixing up an old buggy; and the choice of cloth for Lillian's cloak. She included swatches of the cloth in the letter.
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[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]

[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]

Date: May 1890
Creator: McGee, Alice
Description: Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family.
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[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, December 12, 1916]

[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, December 12, 1916]

Date: December 12, 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice to send her condolences for Linnet's mother's death and mentions a plot that is available in the Gallatin, Tennessee cemetery.
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[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, February 5, 1917]

[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, February 5, 1917]

Date: February 5, 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice. The letter includes local news of friends and family including Christmas, the weather, and recent deaths of friends. She writes of people who have visited them recently and Birdie's daughter Mary Louise.
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[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]

[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]

Date: September 16, 1893
Creator: Boyd, Anna & Moore, H. S.
Description: Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little.
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