[Letters from Bessie Franklin and Bettie Franklin to the Moore family, January 20-22, 1901]

One of 1,686 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 Bessie Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Franklin informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN during the Christmas holidays. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving the Moore's latest correspondence, updates about school, a discussion about family member's health status at present, details about the events they attended for the holidays, and a discussion about who attended the dinner they went to and the food they had, news about Bright's health, a dialogue about correspondences received from kin, ... continued below

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Franklin, Bessie 1901-01-20/1901-01-22.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Bessie Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Franklin informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN during the Christmas holidays. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving the Moore's latest correspondence, updates about school, a discussion about family member's health status at present, details about the events they attended for the holidays, and a discussion about who attended the dinner they went to and the food they had, news about Bright's health, a dialogue about correspondences received from kin, details about the poultry show, community health updates about grip and colds, gossip about Broadie Webb, and a dialogue about presents received during the Christmas celebrations. She closes the letter by noting that the Moore family must write her soon and she hopes that this letter finds them all well.

In Bettie's letter, dated January 22, 1901, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN from her perspective. She details when Bessie and Mattie are going to school, notes that the grip is around, and mentions agricultural chores. She discusses going to listen to a preacher, notes the travel plans of kin, and updates the Moore family on the health of family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family must write to her soon.

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • 1901-01-20/1901-01-22

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Franklin, Bessie. [Letters from Bessie Franklin and Bettie Franklin to the Moore family, January 20-22, 1901], letter, 1901-01-20/1901-01-22; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203888/: accessed November 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.