[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, August 31, 1879]

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

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She was glad to hear that the Moore's were doing well and mentions they are doing well also. The weather is still warm, but they are expecting more rain after a thunderstorm last Saturday. They are plowing to sow wheat. The Christians have had preaching every night and Abe and Bettie went to Union to preach. Bob has made cider and sold $3 worth in town. They have apples falling and peaches that are ripe. Dinky and Bettie are going to can some apples. They have beans, tomatoes, sweet potatoes in abundance and the late irish potatoes look good. She ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 24 x 21 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda August 31, 1879.

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She was glad to hear that the Moore's were doing well and mentions they are doing well also. The weather is still warm, but they are expecting more rain after a thunderstorm last Saturday. They are plowing to sow wheat. The Christians have had preaching every night and Abe and Bettie went to Union to preach. Bob has made cider and sold $3 worth in town. They have apples falling and peaches that are ripe. Dinky and Bettie are going to can some apples. They have beans, tomatoes, sweet potatoes in abundance and the late irish potatoes look good. She gives information on Faunt, that he is a good guy and has two brothers. She asks that they write back soon.

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[2] p. ; 24 x 21 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, August 31, 1879], letter, August 31, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203465/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.