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[Letters from Bettie Franklin, Matilda Dodd, and William Dodd to Mary Moore, March 11, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin tells Moore about the birth of her son. She tells Moore that she has not yet named the child and asks Moore to suggest a name. Dodd and Franklin both discuss the weather and the state of the farm. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. In a separate letter from Moore's father, William Dodd, William talks about the weather and the state of the family and the farm. He tells Moore that he will send her care money soon. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked March 13 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Mckinney, Collin County, Texas.
Date: March 11, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie; Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: May 22, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, May 27, 1876]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing neighbors and friends, gardening, quilt making, dress making, purchase of new mules, sale of a calf and the possibility of moving to Texas.
Date: May 27, 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, July 16, 1876]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing all the illness from flux, including her daughter, Sissie, who almost died. Discusses numerous other neighbors that had died from the flux. Discusses 4th of July parade and picnic put on by the Grangers (The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry). Discusses the garden and the wheat threshing and the hopes that Mary will be able to visit. She says to "tell Mr. Moore I prefer living here [Tennessee] if the women have children when 50 years old out there [in Texas]."
Date: July 16, 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 27, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 27, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about the well-being of the family and of the farm. They mention that they are not sure if they will be moving to Texas. Dodd mentions that she would like Moore to visit, and would like to return to Texas with Moore. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29, is addressed to Charles B. Moore Esq., in McKinney, Texas.
Date: January 27, 1876
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore and Matilda Dodd, January 15, 1877]

Description: A letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 14, 1877. Mary Moore's mother, Matilda, is presumably visiting her in Texas. In the letter, William and Bettie talk about the warm and wet weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. Bettie tells Mary and her mother that her son, Quincy, is teething. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 15 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: January 14, 1877
Creator: Dodd, William & Franklin, Bettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]

Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 28, 1876. Mary's mother, Matilda, is visiting her in Texas. In the letter, Bettie talks about the warm and clear weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. She mentions that there have been several weddings, including that of Laura Wallace and Frank Dorris. In closing, Bettie says that many neighbors' dogs have gone mad - she fears that hers will also go mad. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: January 28, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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