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 County: Sumner County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Account of Wallace Family History]
This document is an undated account of the Wallace family history from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The Wallace family were kin to Charles Moore through his grandmother Elizabeth Wallace Moore. He details the lives of Mary and Joseph Wallace including their spouses names, where they settled, if they had any children, and when they died. It is damaged along the edges of the letter and some words are missing due to the damage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203664/
[Book title list]
List of religious books with T. R. Lee, Gallatin, Tennessee at the top. Other side of paper is a note about glasses for Ida Montresson in San Antonio. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198811/
[Death Notice for A. R. Franklin]
Notice regarding the death of A. R. Franklin, who died November 23, 1906. The funeral was held November 24th at the grave side, officiated by Rev. R. M. DuBose; he was buried at Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee. The notice also includes the list of pall bearers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203964/
[Envelope, 1875]
This document is an envelope from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore who was located in the city of Gallatin in Sumner County, Tennessee. The envelope has two dates on it: April 27 which can be found on the postal stamp and the year 1875 which can be found on the lower left hand corner of the envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203395/
[Envelope addressed by Mrs. Mollie Moore]
Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore on in "Mckinie (McKinney), Texas. A note in the lower left corner reads, "Betty Franklin, Recd July 15, 1875." The postal stamp is for Gallatin, Tennessee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203269/
[Envelope addressed to Abe Franklin]
Envelope addressed to Abe Franklin in Melissa, Texas. The post mark is from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left hand corner reads, "Matilda and Wm. Dodd, Recd Jan 19th, 1878," The stamp has been cut off the envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203271/
[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore and marked with a postal stamp from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left corner says, Jo S. Wallace, Recd April 28th, 1871." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203266/
[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Texas. The post mark is from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left hand corner gives the name Jo Wallace and says the envelope was received on June 3, 1871. A math problem was worked on the back of the envelope. It appears that the stamp was cut off. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203270/
[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]
Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207688/
[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]
Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207689/
[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, October 24, 1916]
Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is from Hogin & McKinley General Insurance and Long Time Loans in Gallatin, Tennessee. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 24, 1916. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been torn off. "R7-Box 52" is written in the bottom left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207700/
[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, February 19, 1876]
An empty envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The envelope is postmarked February 19 from Gallatin, Tennessee, Box No 12. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203413/
[Envelope for Mary A. Moore, January 9, 1900]
Envelope for Mary A. Moore who was in Gallatin, Tennessee at the time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203836/
[Envelope for Mary Moore, January 10, 1910]
Envelope for Mary Moore from Betty Franklin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204042/
[Envelope from Gallatin, Tennessee, June 13, 1878]
An envelope that is torn and stained has a postal stamp on the front stating that it was sent from Gallatin, Tennessee. On the back is a message dated June 13, 1878. The note talks about a visit from Dudley and the children, letters received this week, and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203146/
[Envelope to Charles B. Moore, 1885]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Gallatin, Tennessee. A note on the envelope says that it was sent from Henry Moore. The postal stamp is for McKinney, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204193/
[Funeral Program for Roy Griffin, April 11, 1904]
Funeral program for Roy Griffin, born December 1902 and died April 1904. The funeral was held Monday, April 11, 1904 at the family's residence, officiated by Reverend P. D. Tucker. He was buried in Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203253/
[Land Grant Indenture Document]
Legal document for an indenture between James Winchester and Israel Moore of Sumner County, Tennessee which grants Moore land when he can pay $100 to the current owner, written October 17th, 1796. There are addenda acknowledging the land transfer, finalized in December, 1797. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221772/
[Letter for J. K. Drury]
The message says "How are you?" On the other side is a picture of Kentucky day at Gallatin Fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204077/
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203697/
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203619/
[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]
Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204116/
[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that her teacher's mother is ill and that they have called off school until Monday. She also spent time dressing up a pumpkin and making a doll. A class photograph was taken at her school. Matilda Dodd wrote to Linnet that Birdie's teacher was sick; that it had been very rainy; and that they are waiting to sow the wheat. Alice Griffin wrote about her family's new buggy; the cold weather; and about her improving health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203674/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203716/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Moore family in which she up dates them on the health of her family and friends; going to Plano; fixing up an old buggy; and the choice of cloth for Lillian's cloak. She included swatches of the cloth in the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203717/
[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]
Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203631/
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, December 12, 1916]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice to send her condolences for Linnet's mother's death and mentions a plot that is available in the Gallatin, Tennessee cemetery. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204137/
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, February 5, 1917]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice. The letter includes local news of friends and family including Christmas, the weather, and recent deaths of friends. She writes of people who have visited them recently and Birdie's daughter Mary Louise. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204150/
[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]
Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203693/
[Letter from Bessie Franklin to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, December 27, 1916]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Bessie Franklin. Bessie sends her sympathies and understanding to Linnet for the death of her mother and goes on to write about Christmas festivities. At the end, she thanks the family for sending the Christmas gifts that Linnet's mother had intended to send. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204144/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203415/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Claude D. White, September 27, 1916]
Letter to her sister and all from Bettie Franklin, envelope is addressed to Claude D. White. Bettie writes of miscellaneous local news including marriages, moving, William McKinley purchasing land, and other daily events. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204130/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Elizabeth Moore, July 9, 1863]
Letter from Bettie Franklin to her sister Elizabeth Moore, relating family news and farm activities. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207627/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Ann Moore, December 9, 1883]
Letter from Bettie Franklin discussing family news, Mary Love who is dying after childbirth, killing hogs and making lard and sausage. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203540/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203427/
[Letter from Birdie and William J. McKinley to Linnet White, December 12, 1916]
Letter to Linnet White from Birdie and William McKinley. Birdie and William each wrote letters to give Linnet their sympathies for the death of her mother. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204136/
[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White Family. In this letter, Birdie informs her kin of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: details about how they have survived the drought with their well and spring for the stock animals, a discussion about Minnie's visit and their preparation for Minnie's return to Georgia, a dialogue about Birdie's baby who likes to be in her buggy, updates on community news and the well-being of family and friends, a discussion about a boat trip Will took with the boosters, details about some dentistry work Birdie is going to get done, news about their chickens and milk cow surviving the drought, a discussion about the baby and how she wears short dresses now, details about having some Kodak pictures made of the baby, a dialogue about correspondences received including Linnet's postcard, an update about Will's position at Ewing's,and news about Will's aunt passing away. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes to hear from Mary Ann and the white family soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204082/
[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore, December 7, 1913]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McKinley updates Mary Ann on her family's well-being as well as Alice's family and other kin in the area. She discusses the weather, notes that Christmas is almost here and she is not ready, as well as details that Will has been ill with tonsillitis for several days. She mentions the lot is nice and that Ruth and Frank will have a good time playing together, as Frank has no children other that the Franklin children to play with. She notes that she saw a moving picture with Alice and Frank Griffin and she was also able to see a play with Will. She states that they have killed hogs and she wishes that Moore and the White family could be there to enjoy bones and sausage. She details how excited Frank was for the snow on Sunday and notes how he is preparing decoration for Christmas. She notes the gifts Frank will receive for Christmas, discusses the cost of living , and mentions that the war (WWI) is terrible. She closes by noting that she wishes that she could write more often, but the children keep her so bust all the time. She notes that Moore and the White family must write her soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204083/
[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude White, and Linnet Moore White, December 12, 1909]
Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She says that she is not going to write as often, not because she doesn't think of them. She asks about the weather. She talks about killing hogs and making lard. She is trying to move into her new house, but the contractors haven't finished yet. She wishes they could spend Christmas with them. She gives news on everyone. Mr. Thornhill died of a locked jaw. She receives news from Minnie and Sallie. She has a picture she wants to send them. She talks about her future neighbors. She mentions the next time she writes will be in her new home. She asks that they write to her and tell her how they are doing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204041/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, April 22, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, McGee informs Moore of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation of the receipt of Linnet's photograph, updates on family and friends, news about her past plans and future plans, agricultural and weather updates,details on community events and the attire that her and some of the family are going to wear to one of the events, a discussion about her hat, and a dialogue about the construction of the school house and the instructor. She closes this letter by noting that Linnet should write soon. In the letter to Charles B. Moore and Aunt Mollie, McGee details the number of baby chickens that have hatched, the number of turkey eggs Tobe has brought to them , and an update on Tobe's campaign in an unspecified election. She notes that Will has sold his jersey cow whose bag has spoiled and plans to buy another with the money. She informs Charles and Aunt Mollie on the goings-on in Gallatin and updates them on family news. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203757/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, December 8, 1892]
Letter to Linnet Moore in which the writer, Birdie McGee, states that everyone is well. Her school is out because the teacher's mother is so ill that school was dismissed entirely. She has since heard that the mother died. She has started a quilt. She thinks Clemmie Albright looks better in a corset and wants one too. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203675/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 17, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin, Linnet Moore, talking about the sleet and snow that broke the trees. Her mother did laundry and hung then on the line and they are frozen there still. Her brother Will was going to singing school being taught by Mr. Moncreaf at the school. She got a new blue hat for Christmas. Grandpa has 8 little lambs. She writes to Hattie Love all the time. She went and stayed with Clemmie Albright for several days and went with Alice and Mr. Frank and had a nice time. On the back she wrote her alphabet with a little something about each letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203670/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 20, 1898]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet Moore in which she updated Linnet on the activities of her cousins. She also described what she and their extended family did for Christmas. She also writes about visiting neighbors, sewing a dress, and making a trip to town. A clipping showing the styles of blouses and a piece of fabric from her dress were included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203747/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore and Claude and Linnet White, September 22, 1908]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore (who she address as Aunt Mollie) and Claude and Linnet White discussing recent news, family and friends, the weather, sewing clothes, and how she wishes they could come for a visit. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Nashville, Tennessee on September 24, 1908. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203992/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, September 28, 1909]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White. In this letter, Birdie discusses having Minnie stay at her house and how wonderful it was to have her around all the time, details about Minnie's new position teaching at a city school in Tullahoma, TN, and notes that her an Minnie went to the fair. McGee reminiscences about going to the Dallas Fair and mentions that they saw many fine domestic animals there and had a wonderful time, but she often though of Linnet and Mary Ann while she was there. She mentions that the weather is getting cooler and her vegetable garden has dried up. She notes that their corn crop was good this year and that they still have chickens, two hogs and a sow. She informs Mary Ann on the most recent news about family. She details that the house they plan to build will be up by December and will send the plans. She asks Claude to write to them and inquires about his kin. She asks Linnet if she has begun her fall sewing yet and notes the projects she plans on sewing. She notes some household chores that she had gotten don the day she wrote the letter. Birdie closes by stating that Linnet, Mary Ann, and Claude should write her soon. She includes the floor plans with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204026/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles Moore in which she describes how cold it is. She writes about what her family has been doing and the people they have visited with. She says she received shoes for Christmas. She requests a letter from Linnet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203749/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White, May 24, 1907]
Letter to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White from Birdie McGee. She tried to respond to their letter sooner, but she has been really busy. She wants them to come visit her. Henry is a little sick, but will be making a trip to Texas. She believes that Bessie will marry John Turner. She had some visitors and was surprised that Mollie Love is still alive. She comments on the styles. She is expecting Minnie to come visit them when she gets back from her trip. She mentions the odd spring and winter they had. She talks about her cow and sow. She had more visitors. She is tired of writing so will close the letter. Will says he will also write. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203973/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White, November 23, 1907 ]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White discussing recent news of family and friends. She mentions that she has new neighbors and that Mattie's baby is doing well. She has some new clothes, and they have been invited to an upcoming wedding. She continues the letter on Sunday discussing what they had for Sunday dinner, and she asks what they plan to do for Thanksgiving. She also discusses the poor economy and asks if it has affected Mary, Linnet, and Claude very much. Birdie addresses Mary Moore as Aunt Mollie. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203984/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Linnet and Claude White, April 5, 1906]
Letter from Birdie McGee saying that she hasn't gotten her garden in yet, so won't have vegetables for at least three months. Alice is getting glasses, Will gave notice at his job and is going to farming, Uncle Abe is getting better and other family news. She says Sallie Love has gone crazy again and now has become a Christian Scientist and is curing Bailey of consumption. He is nothing but a skeleton and hasn't been able to leave the house all winter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203956/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore, February 28, 1906]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her Aunt Mollie [Mary] giving family news. Uncle Abe Franklin is very ill He wore himself down riding more than 20 miles in one day to go get a new horse and took sick. Talks of Uncle Tobe's death. From what they can tell, he starved himself to death after he lost all his money. Includes letter dated February 11, 1906 from Gallatin, Tennessee addressed to Aunt Molly, with no author listed. He talks of Uncle Tobe's funeral costs and the sale of a saddle. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203954/
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