[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore, Sis, Alice and Linnet, March 5, 1890]

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

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She was glad to hear that they were doing better. She received news from Florence. Tobe hurt himself badly. She mentions the weather they have been having. Dinky and herself were going to plant a garden, but now have to wait because of the weather. Birdie visits Mrs. Emmers and her baby. She invites them to a birthday meal for Birdie. She asks about her flowers. She talks about the grippe and a new disease spotted fever. Several people have already died from the spotted fever. Tobe and Florence had a new baby.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda March 5, 1890.

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She was glad to hear that they were doing better. She received news from Florence. Tobe hurt himself badly. She mentions the weather they have been having. Dinky and herself were going to plant a garden, but now have to wait because of the weather. Birdie visits Mrs. Emmers and her baby. She invites them to a birthday meal for Birdie. She asks about her flowers. She talks about the grippe and a new disease spotted fever. Several people have already died from the spotted fever. Tobe and Florence had a new baby.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • March 5, 1890

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Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore, Sis, Alice and Linnet, March 5, 1890], letter, March 5, 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203624/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.