[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

Description:

Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.

Creator(s): Moore, Linnet
Location(s): United States - Texas - Burnet County - Burnet
Creation Date: December 21, 1898
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: December 21, 1898
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Burnet County - Burnet
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1898~  
Description:

Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.

Physical Description:

[8] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Keyword(s): letters | orphans | boarding houses
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_2084-004-011
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203787
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth203787
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text