[Letter from William Dodd to his Mother and Sister, April 29, 1877]

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

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Bettie tells that everyone is doing well and that they have had good rain. Moore arrived last Wednesday, but hasn't been by and she hopes they write soon. William got tired of answering questions as to why his mother did not come with Moore to visit. He has a ship that he used to sell things. Dinky and the children are going to come by. He talks about going home and how Bettie went there for a while and is not feeling well. He plans to write soon.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Dodd, William & Franklin, Bettie April 29, 1877.

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Bettie tells that everyone is doing well and that they have had good rain. Moore arrived last Wednesday, but hasn't been by and she hopes they write soon. William got tired of answering questions as to why his mother did not come with Moore to visit. He has a ship that he used to sell things. Dinky and the children are going to come by. He talks about going home and how Bettie went there for a while and is not feeling well. He plans to write soon.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm.

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  • April 29, 1877

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Dodd, William & Franklin, Bettie. [Letter from William Dodd to his Mother and Sister, April 29, 1877], letter, April 29, 1877; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203433/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.