[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

One of 1,681 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Franklin, Elizabeth January 10, 1901.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

This project consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • January 10, 1901

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2015, 4:53 p.m.

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Franklin, Elizabeth. [Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901], letter, January 10, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203887/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.