The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 2 Matching Results

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[Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 22, 1884]

Description: Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in August, 1884 that discusses the health of the family, the summer heat and its impact on crops and livestock, and the rain they have been receiving. The letter discusses the health and activities of neighbors and friends. Some of the activities that are mentioned are canning fruits, picnics, and eating watermelons. Dinkie McGee adds a note on to the end of the letter.
Date: August 22, 1884
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
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[Letter to Aunt Mary and Linnet, August 14, 1884]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore and her daughter Linnet in 1884. The letter is torn and no signature from the writer is attached. The writer discusses the heat of the summer and its impact on crops. The letter discusses the health of family members and activities, such as laundry, ironing and a camp meeting. The writer also gives news of family and friends. It ends by saying that wife of Harris Battan has died.
Date: August 14, 1884
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections