[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Linnet, Mr. Moore, and Sis, October 17, 1890]

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Dinkie mentions that they are all well and Florence, Mary and Minnie spent the night there. Tobe it taking Florence to her mothers. Willie is working in town early in the morning. She mentions the weather and the vegetables in her garden. Birdie talks about school, Minnie Dodd's tooth, and Tobe and Florence possibly going back to Indian territory. Mary is staying with them and doesn't want to go to Indian territory. Dinkie mentions that Sallie and Mattie visited,and Charlie and Fannie are going to rent Mr. Campbell's place. She talks about milking, making butter, and selling eggs. She received ... continued below

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie October 17, 1890.

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Dinkie mentions that they are all well and Florence, Mary and Minnie spent the night there. Tobe it taking Florence to her mothers. Willie is working in town early in the morning. She mentions the weather and the vegetables in her garden.
Birdie talks about school, Minnie Dodd's tooth, and Tobe and Florence possibly going back to Indian territory. Mary is staying with them and doesn't want to go to Indian territory.
Dinkie mentions that Sallie and Mattie visited,and Charlie and Fannie are going to rent Mr. Campbell's place. She talks about milking, making butter, and selling eggs. She received some apples and canned some, and made some jelly. She tells Linnet all the fun Bird, Mary and Minnie are having. If Linnet was there then all of the grandchildren would be together.

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • October 17, 1890

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McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie. [Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Linnet, Mr. Moore, and Sis, October 17, 1890], letter, October 17, 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203639/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.