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Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 27 November 1878

Description: Letter from R. Gaston Ashe, husband of Mary Jones's daughter Sallie S. Mary Jones was the wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: November 27, 1878
Creator: Ashe, R. Gaston
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, February 10, 1878]

Description: She was glad to hear everyone was well and wasn't surprised that Bettie would get sick with a cold damp winter. She has had the worst weather for Christmas, cold and dry, and they haven't seen the sun in the last 5 days and it will snow. She believes they will have winter until May. Dinky came to visit and Willie has been there for two weeks. Their father went to visit Mr. Patterson who isn't expected to live long. They got a postal card from Jack Wallace that Bettie and Sissie wee going to visit them. Mrs. Cinthy left back home and would return again to finished Matilda's quilt. All of her chicks have died but 3. She sold 3 1/2 pounds of butter last week. The heifer has not been producing a lot of milk until recently. She ask them to write soon.
Date: February 10, 1878
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, January 13, 1878]

Description: They haven't seen anyone in two weeks, Dinky has been very busy. There have been many parties and dinners. It started raining Monday, they are now enjoying some good weather. Their New Year's Day was beautiful then it got really cold and then it snowed 4 inches the third day. Someone promised to grind the hog meat they had killed, but did not show up because he was sick. Mr. Roddy died before Christmas and Miss Ev is not expected to live much longer. He tells her to write her mother.
Date: January 13, 1878
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November 1878]

Description: She hopes everyone is doing well and Abe and Bettie are almost over their chills. Bettie wrote to them last week. The weather is not very good for the wheat or rye, with no rain in several weeks. Deck Dobbins is not expected to live long with paralysis. Melissa Sego arrived at Dick Wilson's a few days ago, Dick says to marry one of her daughters. Dinky's children are still in school and Willie can read and Sissy a little. They made cider the last for the year and she asks that she write back soon. Mr. Donnell is still not doing well. The weather has been dry and cold, hurting the wheat and rye. He talks about sowing and hogs.
Date: November 1878
Creator: Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

Description: They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.
Date: October 25, 1878
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 1 April 1878

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: April 1, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 1 February 1878

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: February 1, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 1 June 1878

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: June 1, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 1 November 1878

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: November 1, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 1 September 1878

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: September 1, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 2 November 1878

Description: Letter to Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: November 2, 1878
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections