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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letters from Matilda Dodd and Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, December 28-30, 1889]

[Letters from Matilda Dodd and Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, December 28-30, 1889]

Date: December 28, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Matilda Dodd and Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee. In Matilda's first letter, dated December 28, 1889, she informs the Moore family and Alice of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: confirmation of the receipt of the Moore's letter, well-wishes for Florence's recovery, a dialogue about Christmas plans, community health updates, news about the mild winter weather and its affects on the community, a discussion about the rose slips and cherry sprouts Dodd sent to Mary Ann, details about their new neighbors, and news about family and friends. In Dinkie's letter, dated December 29, 1889, McGee informs the Moore family and Alice about the goings-on in Sumner County. The news includes: a discussion about Mattie, a dialogue about their Christmas and details on what everyone received as gifts when they were at Bettie's place, news about friends in the community, a discussion about a dinner she made and who came over to join the family, inquiries for Linnet,plans for a social, additional updates on friends in the community. She closes the letter by stating that she wants Alice and the Moore family to write soon. In Matilda's ...
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[Receipt for taxes paid, December 5, 1889]

[Receipt for taxes paid, December 5, 1889]

Date: December 5, 1889
Creator: Brown, R. E.
Description: Tax receipt for P. M. Price for state, school and county taxes for the year 1889.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: 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.
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[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Henry S. Moore, November 13, 1889]

[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Henry S. Moore, November 13, 1889]

Date: November 13, 1889
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. J. Crawford and addressed to Henry S. Moore. In this letter, Crawford details the bow he has received from Henry and how it makes him reminiscence of their past times. He mentions that he will practice his archery skills when he has more time and will read through Henry's instructions more thoroughly when he begins to practice. Crawford notes that he is pleased to learn that C. B and his family have arrived home in good order and details that their visit was welcomed and such a pleasure. He closes his letter by stating that C.B. could relay the goings-on during his visit with Crawford and to remind C. B. and Molissa Wallace to write soon.Crawford sends his highest regards to all his old Tennessee friends and to Henry at the letter's end. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Money receipt, October 23, 1889]

[Money receipt, October 23, 1889]

Date: October 23, 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Money receipt for three hundred and five dollars and eighty cents received from C. B. Moore and addressed to J. K. Dodd in Pauls Valley. The back of the document gives information on the services available from Wells, Fargo, and Company's Express.
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[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]

[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]

Date: October 16, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Adelitia
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee. In this letter, Dinkie details the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: weather updates, a discussion concerning Alice's Grandma McGee who has passed, a dialogue about making molasses from cane, news about the crops that survived and the crops that were ruined from frost, updates on family and friends, and the daily happenings since the Moore family and Alice have left. She closes the letter by Birdie want to see Alice and Linnet very badly but since Bessie has come to visit, she has not been as lonely. Dinkie notes that she would like for the Moore's and Alice to write soon. On the first page, Dinkie writes another letter dated October 17 to the Moore family and Alice. She details her daily schedule and mentions that Birdie will write next time. She writes a note for Alice to write Bettie Wilson and that Mother (Matilda Dodd) will write the Moore family on Sunday. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from James K. Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, October 15, 1889]

[Letter from James K. Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, October 15, 1889]

Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Dodd, James K.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by James K. Dodd, Mary Ann's brother. In this letter, James details the goings-on at his residence in Paul's Valley, forty to fifty miles north of Ardmore. He notes that Florence and Mary are visiting Edmond and will be at home in a few days. He asks Charles to send him the balance of his account at the bank in McKinney. He mentions that the balance should be $305.80. James sends a message to George A. Wilson who sent him $200.00 to Edmund. He asks Charles when the $1,000 dollar note will be due and details that he needs it to be between the date of the letter and Christmas. He closes the letter by stating he has heard from Bettie that the Moore family are making their way home from Tennessee and that he expects they should be home by now. The envelope is included with the letter.
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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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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]

Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to the Moore family. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: confirmation that the Moore's letters were received, a dialogue about Lila and Solomon, a discussion about the new well, a weather update about the day's rain, details on how the rain halted Gross and Solomon's work on the grass, a dialogue about Gross picking up turnip seeds in Melissa, a discussion about exploring the property for water, details about Jones & Co., news about Charles' red heifer, a dialogue about Jupiter, updates on the family and on friends who have visited recently, news about Bessie and Cloyd, a discussion about Emmet's bow and arrows, news of the Webb-Moyer death, details on the pastures drying up, a discussion about the sanctificationists, a discussion the options of splicing a team with Will Dixon to meet an appointment in town, an a dialogue about a skunk. He closes this letter and begins on the seventh page with a letter dated September 4th. In this short second letter, Henry details the happenings in Collin County ...
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