[Letter from Matilda Dodd, Florence Dodd, and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, May 26, 1883]

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

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Letter from Matilda and Florence Dodd and Bettie Franklin. They all discuss family news and news of their children. There was cold weather and it damaged a lot of the crops. Florence is concerned that they will only have cornbread, and no biscuit. A smaller piece of paper is addressed to little cousin Linnet from Mary Winston Dodd who was less than a year old. In addition, it includes the envelope from the original letter addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore that had also been used to as scrap paper.

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[6] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda; Dodd, Florence & Franklin, Bettie May 26, 1883.

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Letter from Matilda and Florence Dodd and Bettie Franklin. They all discuss family news and news of their children. There was cold weather and it damaged a lot of the crops. Florence is concerned that they will only have cornbread, and no biscuit. A smaller piece of paper is addressed to little cousin Linnet from Mary Winston Dodd who was less than a year old. In addition, it includes the envelope from the original letter addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore that had also been used to as scrap paper.

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[6] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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  • May 26, 1883

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Dodd, Matilda; Dodd, Florence & Franklin, Bettie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd, Florence Dodd, and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, May 26, 1883], letter, May 26, 1883; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203531/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.