[Letter from William & Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Charles B. Moore and Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 25 and 26, 1880]

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

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The first page is written from William Dodd to his son-in-law Charles Moore and daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on January 25, 1880. The second page is from Matilda Brantley Dodd to her daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on Monday morning, January 26, 1880. It discusses some seedlings and saps she would like to Texas, an accident that a small child they know had, and a suicide. The last two pages are from Bettie Franklin to her sister Mary and brother-in-law Charles. It discusses weather and the health of their mutual friends and family. The envelope is addressed to Charles ... continued below

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[4] p. : 1 envelope ; 23 x 21 cm.

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Dodd, William; Dodd, Matilda Brantley & Franklin, Bettie January 25, 1880.

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The first page is written from William Dodd to his son-in-law Charles Moore and daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on January 25, 1880. The second page is from Matilda Brantley Dodd to her daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on Monday morning, January 26, 1880. It discusses some seedlings and saps she would like to Texas, an accident that a small child they know had, and a suicide. The last two pages are from Bettie Franklin to her sister Mary and brother-in-law Charles. It discusses weather and the health of their mutual friends and family. The envelope is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Melissa Texas. It has a hand written note: "Dodd family; received January 29th; 1880."

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[4] p. : 1 envelope ; 23 x 21 cm.

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  • January 25, 1880

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  • January 25, 1880 - January 26, 1880

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Dodd, William; Dodd, Matilda Brantley & Franklin, Bettie. [Letter from William & Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Charles B. Moore and Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 25 and 26, 1880], letter, January 25, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203481/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.