[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 27, 1876]

One of 1,686 letters 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 27, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about the well-being of the family and of the farm. They mention that they are not sure if they will be moving to Texas. Dodd mentions that she would like Moore to visit, and would like to return to Texas with Moore. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29, is addressed … continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie January 27, 1876.

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A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 27, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about the well-being of the family and of the farm. They mention that they are not sure if they will be moving to Texas. Dodd mentions that she would like Moore to visit, and would like to return to Texas with Moore. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore.

Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29, is addressed to Charles B. Moore Esq., in McKinney, Texas.

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 14 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 27, 1876

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Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 27, 1876], letter, January 27, 1876; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203412/: accessed January 28, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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