[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, May 14, 1882]

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She received their letter and heard from Abe that Mollie was sick. Bettie's baby doesn't have a name yet, but she calls her Bessie. She enjoyed Linnet's picture and Birdie loves it. She mentions that Birdie is spoiled. She has sold 50 dozen eggs and is going to get Vinson, sugar, and coffee. She has 75 chickens. It has been raining and cold, hopefully it won't hurt the fruit they have. She says what she made for dinner and mentions that Henry bought another cow. Florence also wanted a picture of Linnet. She went to town and bought some dresses ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie May 14, 1882.

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She received their letter and heard from Abe that Mollie was sick. Bettie's baby doesn't have a name yet, but she calls her Bessie. She enjoyed Linnet's picture and Birdie loves it. She mentions that Birdie is spoiled. She has sold 50 dozen eggs and is going to get Vinson, sugar, and coffee. She has 75 chickens. It has been raining and cold, hopefully it won't hurt the fruit they have. She says what she made for dinner and mentions that Henry bought another cow. Florence also wanted a picture of Linnet. She went to town and bought some dresses for Birdie, Sissie and herself and some clothes for Willie. She wishes that her sister lived closer and that Linnet and Birdie could see each other. She mentions that Old Fanny has a colt and Sissie and Willie like it. She hasn't been to visit in a while because she doesn't have a ride. She asks that they write soon and tell her if Mollie has gotten better.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, May 14, 1882], letter, May 14, 1882; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203510/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.