[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 17, 1885]

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 Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she starts out discussing her and her family's health. She also discusses the weather, crops, and the deaths of Jo Wallace and Mrs. Wilson. She says that Dinkie needs to make soap and was making butter. William Dodd and Birdie McGee added a notes at the end of the letter. Birdie shared that she weighed 41 pounds.

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4p. ; 29h x 13w cm.

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Dodd, Matilda April 17, 1885.

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Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she starts out discussing her and her family's health. She also discusses the weather, crops, and the deaths of Jo Wallace and Mrs. Wilson. She says that Dinkie needs to make soap and was making butter. William Dodd and Birdie McGee added a notes at the end of the letter. Birdie shared that she weighed 41 pounds.

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4p. ; 29h x 13w cm.

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  • April 17, 1885

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Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 17, 1885], letter, April 17, 1885; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203560/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.