The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 30 Matching Results

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[Letter from Dinkie and Alice McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, February 4, 1883]

Description: Dinkie is glad to hear from them and says that they all have colds. Mr. Huff's men have typhoid fever. Abe, Tobe and Jule Elliot started working on shingling. She says all she does is cook and clean. Her mother is visiting Bettie and Mrs. McGee is in Kentucky for a while. Mollie McGee is said to be mean because she won't let her mother-in-law live with them. Ike Jones will have to lose an arm. Florence had a dinner. Willie and Birdie love eating apples. Mary Dodd is a beautiful baby and Tobe loves her. Bessie has taken to Alice and Birdie has good manners. She is able to sell four to five dozen eggs. Alice is helpful with making butter, doing dishes, makes the beds and watches Birdie. Mrs. McGee knitted stockings and mittens for the children. Willie want them to respond to his letter. Alice writes that Birdie has a wheel barrow and Birdie has found three dozen eggs in two days. Alice lists the chores that she does. She also mentions to Linnet that they have nice blocks and play house. Alice asks her aunt Mollie to write soon. William writes that the wheat looks bad. He was plowing and came across some feral dogs. Ike Jones may have to lose his arm.
Date: February 4, 1883
Creator: Dodd, William; McGee, Alice & McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, February 24, 1888]

Description: William hopes that Linnet has recovered from whooping cough. None of the kids have come down with whooping cough yet and he has to worry about measles going around. He received a letter from Tobe and Florence. He mentions the weather and the crops being planted. He also mentions the people who have died. Em's daughter who got married moved away. Dinky says they are all well except for Willie who has a bad cold. She went to town for some errands. She gives some advice for Linnet and wishes they were with her. She mentions that Mr.Campbell is moving to Nashville.
Date: February 24, 1888
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, February 7, 1882]

Description: She was glad to hear they were doing well, but she is sick with a cold. Bettie, Florence and Minnie were there yesterday. Mariah Ruttedge came by also. Mrs. McGee is with Simon, she doesn't think he has long to live. They have had plenty of rain and are enjoying good weather. Birdie hurt herself and fainted, Dinkie was scared she would not wake up and threw water on Birdie's face. She wishes to see Linnet. Nettie Bush had a baby boy and so does Lulu. She visited Lydia Love and Lydia wanted to write to her. She has been to Lou Wallace's and Ben Withers' dances. She is not afraid of starving like her sister. They have been eating hens that don't lay anymore eggs. She had a hen lay 18 eggs since Christmas. Willie is too tired to write, but will write soon. Tobe visited on his way to Allen county and Florence and Minnie went to stay with her Uncle John. Henry hired Ike Jones for a while. Sissie sends a kiss to Linnet and Ash wants to see Linnet. Willie wants to tell Uncle Charlie that he got some new boots and he and Sissie went rabbit hunting last week in the snow. She sends a kiss to Linnet and asks that they write soon.
Date: February 7, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John McCormick to H. S. Moore, February 10, 1889]

Description: John's year hasn't started off well. His sister died on New Years. He mentions the winter weather they have had. He hasn't been working much this winter because the mill hasn't been open. He then mentions some people he knows and how they are doing. He would love to go hunting with Moore, but will be unable to.
Date: February 10, 1889
Creator: McCormick, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore, February 2, 1888]

Description: Laura made breakfast and had help cleaning. She mentions that Jack went to Pilot Grove. and Seven Paints College. Col Jenningan sold some pork in town. Jack wants to sell one of her cows because they have more butter than they can use. Lizzie has been to school only a few times because of the weather. She had to make new clothes for Jimmie. She offers her cow to Charles. She hasn't been cooking a lot because it has been raining so much. She hopes that their health is good and mentions that there was a lot of sickness within a mile of her home. She is concerned for the health of Mary Moore. She mentions that Jack said their wheat was doing well. The Col prompts her to write the funny names of the men in Sherman to McKinney. She can't wait for his next letter.
Date: February 2, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to H. Moore, February 6, 1888]

Description: The author is sorry that they do not have any news other than the constant rain. Jack goes to Mr. Turner's everyday and Jack sold his blind horse. Hlora Wallace got married. The Professor gave her glass fruit. Jack took pictures and she was not pleased with them. Although she is going to send a picture to Moore anyway. She asks when he will come to visit.
Date: February 6, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, February 14, 1889]

Description: Matilda writes that everyone is gone because they went to the concert in Union. She mentions the cold weather they have had. She recommends keeping Linnet inside until the weather is better. She mentions a bill passed in Oklahoma in relation to the Native Americans and possible fighting. Dinkie writes about the concert she went to and how everyone enjoyed it. She mentions the weather and says that Willie is going to Love school with Mr. Griffin. She visited Bettie and says that Mollie Love and Mrs. Tolbat are doing well. She has not heard from Tobe. She then describes which fabric belongs to who.
Date: February 14, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd, February 13, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore. She starts off the letter by giving an update on the weather. Recent illnesses among friend and family and an outbreak of typhoid are discussed. She mentions work on a rail road and Tobe's electioneering for the Post Office. Willie McGee wrote a page of the letter in which he writes about school and gives news of his friends and family activities.
Date: February 13, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, February 1, 1889]

Description: Matilda received news from Florence and Tobe about housekeeping and building a new room to the house. She comments on the mild winter they are having. She visited Bettie and Abe. The school children are putting on a concert. Mr. Shepard wants to get married. She now has a flue. She received news from Em and her son Calvin is in California. She asks for a picture of Linnet.
Date: February 1, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
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[Letter from Mrs C. D. Ham to C. B. Moore, February 14, 1884]

Description: Letter from Mrs. C. D. Hamm to Charles B. Moore. The bulk of the letter lists the Hamm family genealogy, giving names and death dates. The younger generation is listed according to marital status and number of children. The envelope is with the letter. The letter is written on the Mount Vernon National Bank stationary.
Date: February 14, 1884
Creator: Hamm, C. D.
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[Note, February 1, 1883]

Description: Note between Levi Perryman and Mrs. Eliabeth Henwood in which he promises to pay her two hundred and forty five dollars in two years time from the date of the document. There are two stamps on the back, one from First National Bank of Montague, Texas, and the other which says "Paid."
Date: February 1, 1883
Creator: Perryman, Levi
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