[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

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He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.

Creator(s): Barr, J. C.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Jersey County - Jerseyville
Creation Date: March 24, 1882
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: March 24, 1882
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Place
United States - Illinois - Jersey County - Jerseyville
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
March 24, 1882
Description:

He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.

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[2] p. ; 27 x 20 cm.

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Keyword(s): letters
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Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 39096548 |
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • CALL-NO: HM. 70
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_2081-006-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203508
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203508
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text