[Postcard from William Dodd to the Moore Family, September 11, 1888]

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

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This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a postcard written by William Dodd, Mary Ann Moore's father. Dodd writes to Charles and Mary Ann, or 'Sis' as the family affectionately calls her, informing the Moore's of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. He details that the family is all well at present and notes that they have received their most current letter. Dodd discusses that they have received a lot of rain and are awaiting a clear day. He states that Dinkie's children are in school and that they have a good teacher, Mr. Griffin. Dodd closes ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 13 x 8 cm.

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Dodd, William September 11, 1888.

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This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a postcard written by William Dodd, Mary Ann Moore's father. Dodd writes to Charles and Mary Ann, or 'Sis' as the family affectionately calls her, informing the Moore's of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. He details that the family is all well at present and notes that they have received their most current letter. Dodd discusses that they have received a lot of rain and are awaiting a clear day. He states that Dinkie's children are in school and that they have a good teacher, Mr. Griffin. Dodd closes the card by informing the Moore family that Dinkie will write in a few days to continue correspondence with them.

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[2] p. ; 13 x 8 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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  • September 11, 1888

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Dodd, William. [Postcard from William Dodd to the Moore Family, September 11, 1888], postcard, September 11, 1888; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203596/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.