[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 2, 1876]

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

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A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 2, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about their Christmas gatherings and discuss the warm weather. Franklin mentions that many of Moore's friends and family are talking of moving to Texas. Dodd and Franklin mention many of Moore's family and friends, including Dinky McGee, the Donnel family, the Sporer family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Ireland, the Grangers, old Mr. Simon Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Summers, Mrs. Mollie Love, old Aunt Polly, Mrs. Withers, Alva, Willis Holder, Dr. Bush, Greenberry … continued below

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[4] p. ; 26 x 20 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie January 2, 1876.

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A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 2, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about their Christmas gatherings and discuss the warm weather. Franklin mentions that many of Moore's friends and family are talking of moving to Texas. Dodd and Franklin mention many of Moore's family and friends, including Dinky McGee, the Donnel family, the Sporer family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Ireland, the Grangers, old Mr. Simon Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Summers, Mrs. Mollie Love, old Aunt Polly, Mrs. Withers, Alva, Willis Holder, Dr. Bush, Greenberry Dobbins, Tobe Dodd, and Abe Franklin. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore.

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[4] p. ; 26 x 20 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • January 2, 1876

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Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 2, 1876], letter, January 2, 1876; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203411/: accessed April 19, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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