[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November, 14, 1884]

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She received their letter and she hopes that they have recovered. Florence and Mary were sick and she thought they had pneumonia. Minnie was on her way to Texas when she got sick. Steve Franklin got married to Hetty Neal and there should be more weddings. She mentions that the wheat is not doing well. She made some apple butter, preservatives and jelly. Dinky and Birdie like the ketchup. They have gathered soup beans, cornfield beans, back beans, and cornfield peas. There was a jollification in town. She asks how Linnet is doing with her studies. She mentions that Birdie ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda November 14, 1884.

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She received their letter and she hopes that they have recovered. Florence and Mary were sick and she thought they had pneumonia. Minnie was on her way to Texas when she got sick. Steve Franklin got married to Hetty Neal and there should be more weddings. She mentions that the wheat is not doing well. She made some apple butter, preservatives and jelly. Dinky and Birdie like the ketchup. They have gathered soup beans, cornfield beans, back beans, and cornfield peas. There was a jollification in town. She asks how Linnet is doing with her studies. She mentions that Birdie wants the Moore's to hurry and come visit.
William mentions the state of the wheat also and the prices in his county. Wallace is unwell, but continues to go to the tavern.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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  • November 14, 1884

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Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November, 14, 1884], letter, November 14, 1884; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203553/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.