[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

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

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She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M. June 5, 1877.

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She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy to see her sister and mother. She will write more next time and Lilly has been taking strawberries and cherries.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M. [Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877], letter, June 5, 1877; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203438/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.