[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, January 13, 1878]

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They haven't seen anyone in two weeks, Dinky has been very busy. There have been many parties and dinners. It started raining Monday, they are now enjoying some good weather. Their New Year's Day was beautiful then it got really cold and then it snowed 4 inches the third day. Someone promised to grind the hog meat they had killed, but did not show up because he was sick. Mr. Roddy died before Christmas and Miss Ev is not expected to live much longer. He tells her to write her mother.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 21 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William January 13, 1878.

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They haven't seen anyone in two weeks, Dinky has been very busy. There have been many parties and dinners. It started raining Monday, they are now enjoying some good weather. Their New Year's Day was beautiful then it got really cold and then it snowed 4 inches the third day. Someone promised to grind the hog meat they had killed, but did not show up because he was sick. Mr. Roddy died before Christmas and Miss Ev is not expected to live much longer. He tells her to write her mother.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 21 cm.

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  • January 13, 1878

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Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William. [Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, January 13, 1878], letter, January 13, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203449/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.