[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, April 15, 1889]

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

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Matilda was sad to hear they were unwell and hopes they are better. She also had a cold and so did Abe, Bessie and Mattie. She gives Dinkie's recipe for cough medicine. She has had dry weather until yesterday and it hasn't stopped raining since. She talks about Dinkie's garden. She is worried about Tobe and Linnet. Dinkie writes that colds are going around. Mattie stayed with Birdie. Dinkie has a hundred chicks and two hens; she milks four cows and has so much milk. She has no hogs to give the milk to because they are all dieing of ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie April 15, 1889.

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Matilda was sad to hear they were unwell and hopes they are better. She also had a cold and so did Abe, Bessie and Mattie. She gives Dinkie's recipe for cough medicine. She has had dry weather until yesterday and it hasn't stopped raining since. She talks about Dinkie's garden. She is worried about Tobe and Linnet.
Dinkie writes that colds are going around. Mattie stayed with Birdie. Dinkie has a hundred chicks and two hens; she milks four cows and has so much milk. She has no hogs to give the milk to because they are all dieing of cholera. She also has to deal with mad dogs.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • April 15, 1889

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Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie. [Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, April 15, 1889], letter, April 15, 1889; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203608/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.