[Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 22, 1884]

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 William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in August, 1884 that discusses the health of the family, the summer heat and its impact on crops and livestock, and the rain they have been receiving. The letter discusses the health and activities of neighbors and friends. Some of the activities that are mentioned are canning fruits, picnics, and eating watermelons. Dinkie McGee adds a note on to the end of the letter.

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6p. ; 20h x 12w cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William August 22, 1884.

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Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in August, 1884 that discusses the health of the family, the summer heat and its impact on crops and livestock, and the rain they have been receiving. The letter discusses the health and activities of neighbors and friends. Some of the activities that are mentioned are canning fruits, picnics, and eating watermelons. Dinkie McGee adds a note on to the end of the letter.

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6p. ; 20h x 12w cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • August 22, 1884

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William. [Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 22, 1884], letter, August 22, 1884; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203549/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.