[Letter from Willie and Dinkie McGee to Mollie and Charles Moore]

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

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Willie mentions he visited his Aunt Bettie and took care of her baby. He also went fishing with his grandfather. He likes Linnet's picture and mentions that Mrs. Billy Elliot's son, Polk Elliot died. He also mentions that Old Fanny has a cold and Birdie is pulling off her stockings. He asks that they write soon. Dinkie writes that Willie wants to play and not write. She stayed with Bettie for three days. She mentions that Henry's corn and millet is coming in nice. Polly Franklin visited, she is Sam Wallace's niece. She asks about Jeff Love and mentions that ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 16 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Willie & McGee, Dinkie Creation Date: Unknown.

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Willie mentions he visited his Aunt Bettie and took care of her baby. He also went fishing with his grandfather. He likes Linnet's picture and mentions that Mrs. Billy Elliot's son, Polk Elliot died. He also mentions that Old Fanny has a cold and Birdie is pulling off her stockings. He asks that they write soon.
Dinkie writes that Willie wants to play and not write. She stayed with Bettie for three days. She mentions that Henry's corn and millet is coming in nice. Polly Franklin visited, she is Sam Wallace's niece. She asks about Jeff Love and mentions that Simon McGee is sick. She also asks that they write back soon.

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[2] p. ; 16 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Willie & McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Willie and Dinkie McGee to Mollie and Charles Moore], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203507/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.