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[Letter from Mattie Blackman to C. B. Moore, January 5, 1890]

Description: Mattie is apologetic that they can't answer Moore's questions on a weed. He tries to discuss the possibilities of the germination, but mentions that he is not that knowledgeable on the subject.
Date: January 5, 1890
Creator: Blackman, Mattie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Alice, Linnet, Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charles, February 9, 1890]

Description: Birdie mentions all the people that came over to visit and what Will got her. She mentions the weather they have had and was sorry to hear they were sick. She asks if Alice still pulls hair and that they would write her and Bessie and Mattie. In the letter to her Aunt and Uncle she mentions the weather and what her other Aunts and Uncles have been doing. In Dinkie's letter to Alice she says how happy she is to hear they are doing well. She mentions that their health is also doing well. She had many visitors. She went to town the other day and got some fabric, a dress other things. She mentions the weather and says she hasn't seen Mat R. Miss Nicie is getting married. She asks Linnet to take care of Alice. She is also going to send Alice some money.
Date: February 9, 1890
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore, Sis, Alice and Linnet, March 5, 1890]

Description: She was glad to hear that they were doing better. She received news from Florence. Tobe hurt himself badly. She mentions the weather they have been having. Dinky and herself were going to plant a garden, but now have to wait because of the weather. Birdie visits Mrs. Emmers and her baby. She invites them to a birthday meal for Birdie. She asks about her flowers. She talks about the grippe and a new disease spotted fever. Several people have already died from the spotted fever. Tobe and Florence had a new baby.
Date: March 5, 1890
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Alice Linnet, Sis, and Mr. Moore, March 7, 1890]

Description: Dinkie mentions the cold weather they have been having. She had visitors and received news from Fannie. She mentions those who died of spotted fever. She invites Alice and Linnet to Birdie's birthday. She asks that they write soon. Birdie says she is sending drawings and wishes Alice would come home in May. She mentions her birthday and asks that they write soon.
Date: March 7, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and All, March 20, 1890]

Description: She received Alice's card and Abe received a card from Tobe. She asks that they send more information on the condition of Florence. She mentions the weather and Willie going to town. She talks about Birdie and Bessie hunting for eggs and the state of the wheat. She says to send Alice home after school is out so she can help Florence, but leaves the final decision with Sis.
Date: March 20, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Wallace to Linnet, March 28, 1890]

Description: She tells Linnet why she is writing and who else she has already written. She also mentions how she is staying in fashion and how everyone is doing. Her father planted corn and she did not have to help this time. She talks about chickens and ducks. She talks about school and wants them to come visit. She rode Mollie and asks if Melissa made it yet. Mr. Bill Bomer visited. She asks about school.
Date: March 28, 1890
Creator: Wallace, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 10, 1890]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she gives news of her family's health and talks about wanting to visits from family that live far away. Aurthur is going to school in town and want to be a preacher. William Dodd wrote about crops, a storm that caused damage and killed three people. Dinkie added a note to day that Jimmie Day was dead.
Date: April 10, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Charles B. Moore, May 12, 1890]

Description: Letter from J. J. Crawford writes to Charles B. Moore to update him of the health and activities of friends and family members. He says that he would like to hear from Henry and be invited to Henry's wedding.
Date: May 12, 1890
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family.
Date: May 1890
Creator: McGee, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Will McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, May 25, 1890]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to his aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore in which he thanked them for sending him drafting instruments. He said that the crops were being damaged by having too much rain. He also commented on the people who were leaving for "the promised land." He said that the Farmers and Laborers Union were proposing a new mill be built in Gallatin because the current mill was "robs people of half of what they have."
Date: May 25, 1890
Creator: McGee, Willie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 1, 1890]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she talks about the health of her family and friends. She also discusses the crops, the visits of friends and family, working in the garden and he heat, and her sewing. Birdie included a letter to Linnet in which she writes about her goslings, news of family and friends, and an update on the babies in the family.
Date: June 1, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 23, 1890]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates her aunt and uncle on family health and activities. She discussed the warm weather and heavy rain. She writes to Linnet that she visited Hobdy's Institute to see the exhibition. She also said that she thought Linnet's red stripped dress was pretty. She then asked for updates on family and friends from Linnet. At the end of the letter she says that she sent a "piece [of]Grandma's Mother Hubbard."
Date: June 28, 1890
Creator: McGee, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the weather, crops, visits to and from family and friends, and her garden of vegetables and flowers. She says that it is so hot that horses are dieing while plowing the fields. She mentions sending a sample of cloth that she is using in her sewing. The last page of the letter has the imprint of a check pattern.
Date: June 29, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 27, 1890]

Description: Matilda received news of Tobe and Minnie. Abe and Bettie had left to see them. Florence's health has improved and so has her baby's. Tobe is going to work on the railroad. She then mentions the weather and its effect on the crops. She mentions the start of school for Linnet and Birdie. She is expecting people to be coming to visit. Dinkie had some people over and made dinner for them. She talks about thrashing wheat, and Willie killing Birdie's gosling. She wants to go see Florence and Minnie. She wishes they were coming to visit in the summer.
Date: July 27, 1890
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Linnet, Mr. Moore, and Sis, October 17, 1890]

Description: Dinkie mentions that they are all well and Florence, Mary and Minnie spent the night there. Tobe it taking Florence to her mothers. Willie is working in town early in the morning. She mentions the weather and the vegetables in her garden. Birdie talks about school, Minnie Dodd's tooth, and Tobe and Florence possibly going back to Indian territory. Mary is staying with them and doesn't want to go to Indian territory. Dinkie mentions that Sallie and Mattie visited,and Charlie and Fannie are going to rent Mr. Campbell's place. She talks about milking, making butter, and selling eggs. She received some apples and canned some, and made some jelly. She tells Linnet all the fun Bird, Mary and Minnie are having. If Linnet was there then all of the grandchildren would be together.
Date: October 17, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore, October 12, 1890]

Description: Jack and Lee have had some problems with getting the wheat. They had to hire help. She mentions they have been having bad weather. Jack's father died and so he will have to go back because of the will. She wonders where his mother will go and also Mrs. Lucas. She mentions she now has eye glasses. She would like to have them visit her, and even tried to go visit them for the fall, but it fell through. She talks about the schooling of her children and how she might have to send them to boarding school. She would like the Moores to write back a long letter.
Date: October 12, 1890
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections