[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family, June 3, 1911]

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Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family. She was proud that Mary is writing again and hopes that she will have good health. She was glad to get news from Linnet. Sister Melissa and Mr. Thornhill died. Sister Appling was sick all winter. She sent Linnet's letter to Sue Thornhill, since they don't visit anymore. She mentions the other people who have poor health. She wants to go visit some friends, but can' go by herself. She hasn't left the house in a while. She mentions the weather. She talks about Bertha's family and how they are doing. ... continued below

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[14] p. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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Thornhill, Sally June 3, 1911.

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Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family. She was proud that Mary is writing again and hopes that she will have good health. She was glad to get news from Linnet. Sister Melissa and Mr. Thornhill died. Sister Appling was sick all winter. She sent Linnet's letter to Sue Thornhill, since they don't visit anymore. She mentions the other people who have poor health. She wants to go visit some friends, but can' go by herself. She hasn't left the house in a while. She mentions the weather. She talks about Bertha's family and how they are doing. She has somewhat gotten over her eczema. She talks about Bertha's vegetables that are ready now and her chickens. She helped out Lu Jackson since she was sick. She mentions the fruit that is ripe. Claude Thornhill should be visiting them. They haven't seen Tom Jackson in a while. She sends a picture of Billy and Bertha and would tell C. B. if he were still alive about grandsons and granddaughters.

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[14] p. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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  • June 3, 1911

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Thornhill, Sally. [Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family, June 3, 1911], letter, June 3, 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204071/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.