[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, September 9, 1898]

Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Moore discusses the goings-on during his trip to Colorado. He details to Mary Ann that they received her letter yesterday and are, at present, writing letter to her and to friends back home. He mentions that he has received correspondence from Tom and Stella from Salt Lake and from their return trip from Salt Lake which found them again in Manitou. He thanks Mary Ann and Laura Jernigan for taking care of the home front while he and Linnet experience Colorado. He notes what he and Linnet have been up to while in Grand Junction. Moore discusses the kin they have visited and stayed with who live in or near Grand Junction. He also discusses society in Colorado and how women are more self-reliant and have the right to vote. The plans are to leave Grand Junction in a few days for Manitou then Denver. He notes that Tom has sent word that Manitou is deserted at present and also sent Charles a Dall Morning newspaper. He closes the letter by telling Mary Ann to direct her next letter to Manitou and that he will travel to the post office soon. The envelope is included with the letter.

Creator(s): Moore, Charles B.
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 9, 1898
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 9, 1898
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Collin County - Chambersville
Place
United States - Colorado - Mesa County - Grand Junction
Place
United States - Colorado - Denver County - Denver
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1898~  
Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Moore discusses the goings-on during his trip to Colorado. He details to Mary Ann that they received her letter yesterday and are, at present, writing letter to her and to friends back home. He mentions that he has received correspondence from Tom and Stella from Salt Lake and from their return trip from Salt Lake which found them again in Manitou. He thanks Mary Ann and Laura Jernigan for taking care of the home front while he and Linnet experience Colorado. He notes what he and Linnet have been up to while in Grand Junction. Moore discusses the kin they have visited and stayed with who live in or near Grand Junction. He also discusses society in Colorado and how women are more self-reliant and have the right to vote. The plans are to leave Grand Junction in a few days for Manitou then Denver. He notes that Tom has sent word that Manitou is deserted at present and also sent Charles a Dall Morning newspaper. He closes the letter by telling Mary Ann to direct her next letter to Manitou and that he will travel to the post office soon. The envelope is included with the letter.

Physical Description:

[8] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Keyword(s): letters | women voters
Contributor(s):
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_2084-002-012
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203768
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203768
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text