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 County: Davidson County, TN
 County: Sumner County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]

[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]

Date: September 22, 1913
Creator: McKinley, Birdie McGee
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet Moore White, June 27, 1913]

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet Moore White, June 27, 1913]

Date: June 27, 1913
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Description: In this letter, Sally details that she has been ill for three weeks, notes that their vegetable garden is late, and that farmer's all around them are busy with their crops. She mentions the family who have visited her as of late and that Tom Jackson has married, but has not come home with his wife because she is ill. She gives an update on Cy and Viola Wallace, Birdie McKinley, and Mary Gillespie and her sons. She moves on to news on their Texas kin and notes that there was a homecoming in Chattanooga, TN for all that could attend. She details the news from all the kin who have visited, notes that John Thornhill stayed with them for 15 days, and they visited all their kin in the area. John said that everyone fed him so well that he gained about 10 lbs during his visit. Thornhill states that the had pictures made during John's visit and will send one to Linnet and Mary Ann as soon as she gets more prints. She closes the letter by noting that it may be time for her and Mary Ann to ready themselves for another world. She details that though ...
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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, September 28, 1909]

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, September 28, 1909]

Date: September 28, 1909
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Description: 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 ...
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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore and Claude and Linnet White, September 22, 1908]

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore and Claude and Linnet White, September 22, 1908]

Date: September 22, 1908
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White and Claude D. White, March 10, 1907]

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White and Claude D. White, March 10, 1907]

Date: March 10, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White's. In this letter, Thornhill informs her kin on the going-on in Goodlettsville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about her correspondences, an apology for not writing a quick reply to Moore and White, a discussion about the grippe outbreak and news about those who are sick with pneumonia, a dialogue about Bailey Love's death, a dialogue about the mud and how it makes the agricultural work much harder, news about her weaving project, a discussion about traveling to see family in Nashville, and updates on the prices of meat and an aside on the production of eggs this winter. She closes the letter by sending love and well-wishes to all.
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[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

Date: January 10, 1901
Creator: Franklin, Elizabeth
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.
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[Letter from W. H. McGee to Charles B. Moore, January 15, 1900]

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Charles B. Moore, January 15, 1900]

Date: January 15, 1900
Creator: McGee, William H.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by William H. McGee to Uncle Charlie. In this letter, McGee discusses Mary Ann's itinerary for her return trip. It includes the date she will be returning and details her lay-overs in Nashville and in Memphis.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: 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.
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[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 14-18, 1889]

[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 14-18, 1889]

Date: September 14, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore and addressed to Charles, who was in Gallatin at the time. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: weather updates and how the rains have raised the water levels around the county, news about the Choctaw bridge, a dialogue about Gross mowing the yard and the sprouting of the cotton seed, a discussion concerning the Roland P.O. Box, details on a community funeral,news from Melissa, a dialogue concerning the debate that was had between Parson Conly and Moore, news on the cattle, and a discussion about family friends and their visits to Moore's place. Moore begins a second letter on September 15th on page five. In this letter, Henry continues to inform the Moore Family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: an update on the Rucker's and the Kendal's going-on, a dialogue about Pidy, news about the rabbit hunt, a weather update, a dialogue about astronomy, a discussion about Neal Moore's fine archery skills, community news concerning land, an update on the property's condition and crop news from ...
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to William Dodd, September 10,1889]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to William Dodd, September 10,1889]

Date: September 10, 1889
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This postcard is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles to William Dodd in Gallatin, Tennessee. Moore is writing from a hotel in Nashville. He details what the family has been doing in Nashville and who they have seen during their stay. He mentions that he has not been able to sleep and decided to write the family cards to give them an update on the Moore family's goings-on.
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