[Letter from Willie McGee and Dinky McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore and Charles B. Moore, September 12, 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 two pages are from Willie McGee to his aunt Mary Ann Dodd Moore. He primarily discusses his life at school. The last two pages are from Dinkie to her sister and brother-in-law Charles. She talks about her recent poor health. The envelope has a 3 cent postal stamp and is addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, Melissa, Collin Co., Texas. A handwritten note on the front reads: " Willy + Dinky McGee; Received September 18th; 1880." A postal stamp on the front reads: "Gallatin, Tenn; Sept 14" and one on the back reads: "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Sep 18, ... continued below

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[4] p. : 1 envelope ; 17 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Willie September 13, 1880.

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The first two pages are from Willie McGee to his aunt Mary Ann Dodd Moore. He primarily discusses his life at school. The last two pages are from Dinkie to her sister and brother-in-law Charles. She talks about her recent poor health. The envelope has a 3 cent postal stamp and is addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, Melissa, Collin Co., Texas. A handwritten note on the front reads: " Willy + Dinky McGee; Received September 18th; 1880." A postal stamp on the front reads: "Gallatin, Tenn; Sept 14" and one on the back reads: "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Sep 18, 1880."

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[4] p. : 1 envelope ; 17 x 13 cm.

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  • September 13, 1880

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McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Willie. [Letter from Willie McGee and Dinky McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore and Charles B. Moore, September 12, 1880], letter, September 13, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203489/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.