The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 6 Matching Results

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[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
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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 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 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