[Letter from S. A. Thornhill to Mary Moore, April 21, 1910]

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Letter from S. A. Thornhill to Mary Moore. She was glad to hear from them, she had imagined the worst and hopes they will have good health in Fort Worth. She talks about gardening, but it being too wet. She mentions the weather and how it has made her sick. Mary is going to list all of the friends that have died in 1910. John Crawford's obituary is included. She talks about Bud Thornhill's will. She is sorry for using scraps. She will try to finish the letter to send it off. She comments on the weather and how it ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 16 x 26 cm. [2] p. ; 8 x 13 cm. [1] p. ; 5 x 6 cm. [2] p. ; 6 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 11 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 14 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 19 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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Thornhill, S. A. April 21, 1910.

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Letter from S. A. Thornhill to Mary Moore. She was glad to hear from them, she had imagined the worst and hopes they will have good health in Fort Worth. She talks about gardening, but it being too wet. She mentions the weather and how it has made her sick. Mary is going to list all of the friends that have died in 1910. John Crawford's obituary is included. She talks about Bud Thornhill's will. She is sorry for using scraps. She will try to finish the letter to send it off. She comments on the weather and how it is too wet to plant. She talks about her chickens and a hawk that tried to take her chickens. She gives some news about their friends in Tennessee. She hopes that Linnet will be alright and that her baby will comfort her. Claude and Time Jackson said they wanted to come visit her. She would like John to come also so they could have four generations in a picture. She talks about Russell Cole's body being moved after his wife died by his son. She mentions Wash Warren has been unwell. John Thornhill sent her some pictures.

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[2] p. ; 16 x 26 cm. [2] p. ; 8 x 13 cm. [1] p. ; 5 x 6 cm. [2] p. ; 6 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 11 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 14 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 19 x 13 cm. [2] p. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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Thornhill, S. A. [Letter from S. A. Thornhill to Mary Moore, April 21, 1910], letter, April 21, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204048/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.