[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]

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 Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family.

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4p. ; 20h x 12w cm.

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McGee, Alice May 1890.

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Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family.

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4p. ; 20h x 12w cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • May 1890

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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McGee, Alice. [Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore], letter, May 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203631/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.