[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 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 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 … continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda May 22, 1876.

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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.

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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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  • May 22, 1876

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Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876], letter, May 22, 1876; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203415/: accessed December 4, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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