[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 17, 1892]

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 Birdie McGee to her cousin, Linnet Moore, talking about the sleet and snow that broke the trees. Her mother did laundry and hung then on the line and they are frozen there still. Her brother Will was going to singing school being taught by Mr. Moncreaf at the school. She got a new blue hat for Christmas. Grandpa has 8 little lambs. She writes to Hattie Love all the time. She went and stayed with Clemmie Albright for several days and went with Alice and Mr. Frank and had a nice time. On the back she wrote her ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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McGee, Birdie January 17, 1892.

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Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin, Linnet Moore, talking about the sleet and snow that broke the trees. Her mother did laundry and hung then on the line and they are frozen there still. Her brother Will was going to singing school being taught by Mr. Moncreaf at the school. She got a new blue hat for Christmas. Grandpa has 8 little lambs. She writes to Hattie Love all the time. She went and stayed with Clemmie Albright for several days and went with Alice and Mr. Frank and had a nice time. On the back she wrote her alphabet with a little something about each letter.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • January 17, 1892

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McGee, Birdie. [Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 17, 1892], letter, January 17, 1892; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203670/: accessed February 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.