[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore, November 17, 1898]

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 Matilda Dodd to her daughter and son-in-law discussing the state of her family's health and the weather. She reports there is a team of men from New York prospecting for coal and minerals east of Dobbins Pike. In addition, she writes a short note about her concern with them sending their daughter, Linnet, so far away to school to live with strangers. Includes envelope.

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[5] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dodd, Matilda November 17, 1898.

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Letter from Matilda Dodd to her daughter and son-in-law discussing the state of her family's health and the weather. She reports there is a team of men from New York prospecting for coal and minerals east of Dobbins Pike. In addition, she writes a short note about her concern with them sending their daughter, Linnet, so far away to school to live with strangers. Includes envelope.

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[5] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • November 17, 1898

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Dodd, Matilda. [Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore, November 17, 1898], letter, November 17, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203782/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.