[Letter from Maria Rucker to Uncle Charles, Aunt Mary, and Linnet, September 5, 1893]

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She found some time to write them, but can't find their last letter. She mentions that some people are headed out. Mr. Franklin had a hard time getting home. Mr. Lowry has been unwell he thinks with a fever. Her Uncle H got a fever and was unwell, but has recovered. She mentions Solomon's family and their health. Solomon will be going back to help pick cotton. She received a letter from Clarence and Solomon received one from George. Buck is wearing a necklace with a heart on it. Neal came back that morning. Solomon ended up leaving to go ... continued below

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[8] p. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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Rucker, Maria September 5, 1893.

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She found some time to write them, but can't find their last letter. She mentions that some people are headed out. Mr. Franklin had a hard time getting home. Mr. Lowry has been unwell he thinks with a fever. Her Uncle H got a fever and was unwell, but has recovered. She mentions Solomon's family and their health. Solomon will be going back to help pick cotton. She received a letter from Clarence and Solomon received one from George. Buck is wearing a necklace with a heart on it. Neal came back that morning. Solomon ended up leaving to go find work. She read their letter to Uncle H. She mentions that they need rain. She talks about the state of their peach orchard. Uncle H and Neal are going to Melissa. Neal helped Lila with her milking and feeding. She mentions again the need for rain and she was happy that the Moores were having a good time.

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[8] p. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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  • September 5, 1893

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Rucker, Maria. [Letter from Maria Rucker to Uncle Charles, Aunt Mary, and Linnet, September 5, 1893], letter, September 5, 1893; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203689/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.