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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White, May 24, 1907]

One of 1,686 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Letter to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White from Birdie McGee. She tried to respond to their letter sooner, but she has been really busy. She wants them to come visit her. Henry is a little sick, but will be making a trip to Texas. She believes that Bessie will marry John Turner. She had some visitors and was surprised that Mollie Love is still alive. She comments on the styles. She is expecting Minnie to come visit them when she gets back from her trip. She mentions the odd spring and winter they had. She talks about her cow … continued below

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12 p. ; 20 x 13w cm.

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McGee, Birdie May 24, 1907.

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Letter to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White from Birdie McGee. She tried to respond to their letter sooner, but she has been really busy. She wants them to come visit her. Henry is a little sick, but will be making a trip to Texas. She believes that Bessie will marry John Turner. She had some visitors and was surprised that Mollie Love is still alive. She comments on the styles. She is expecting Minnie to come visit them when she gets back from her trip. She mentions the odd spring and winter they had. She talks about her cow and sow. She had more visitors. She is tired of writing so will close the letter. Will says he will also write.

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12 p. ; 20 x 13w cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • May 24, 1907

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

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McGee, Birdie. [Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White, May 24, 1907], letter, May 24, 1907; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203973/: accessed June 25, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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