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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet Moore White, June 27, 1913]

Description: In this letter, Sally details that she has been ill for three weeks, notes that their vegetable garden is late, and that farmer's all around them are busy with their crops. She mentions the family who have visited her as of late and that Tom Jackson has married, but has not come home with his wife because she is ill. She gives an update on Cy and Viola Wallace, Birdie McKinley, and Mary Gillespie and her sons. She moves on to news on their Texas kin and notes that there was a homecoming in Chattanooga, TN for all that could attend. She details the news from all the kin who have visited, notes that John Thornhill stayed with them for 15 days, and they visited all their kin in the area. John said that everyone fed him so well that he gained about 10 lbs during his visit. Thornhill states that the had pictures made during John's visit and will send one to Linnet and Mary Ann as soon as she gets more prints. She closes the letter by noting that it may be time for her and Mary Ann to ready themselves for another world. She details that though she isn't religious, she was taught to be honest and to do and be good in this life in order to be forgiven of all sins at death. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 27, 1913
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

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

Description: 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.
Date: June 3, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally