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 County: Collin County, TX
 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Envelope from Dinkie, Alice and Willie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore, December 12, 1881]

[Envelope from Dinkie, Alice and Willie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore, December 12, 1881]

Date: December 12, 1881
Creator: McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Alice & McGee, Willie
Description: Envelope for Mary Moore. On reverse are math problems.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Envelope from Matilda and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, March 26, 1881]

[Envelope from Matilda and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, March 26, 1881]

Date: March 26, 1881
Creator: Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda
Description: Envelope for Charles B. Moore from Matilda and William Dodd.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Envelope to Charles B. Moore, 1885]

[Envelope to Charles B. Moore, 1885]

Date: 1885~
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: 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.
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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 C. B. Moore, February 9, 1889]

[Letter from C. B. Moore, February 9, 1889]

Date: February 9, 1889
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Description: He tells Moore that he has passed on his request to the new governor. He suggest that Moore get a petition to help his case.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, August 31, 1885]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, August 31, 1885]

Date: August 31, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry S. Moore. In his letter, Charles updates his brother on the happenings of his trip, who he has visited, and how he enjoys seeing old friends again. He details news about a trip that Betty Thornhill is making to Dallas and he states that she may be visiting him soon, if she is not already there. He notes that the family listened to a sermon by Brother Haynes. All the family attended this sermon except Mr. Dodd. He mentioned that Henry should pass this information on to Mrs. Thornhill. Moore tells his brother about meeting new friends and old comrades as well as their siblings, but also details the business successes of family friends. He states that Sam Thornhill and Tom And Alice Wright have plans to visit Texas soon. He expresses his happiness for John Stewart who has been appointed revenue collector and will make good pay; a living which will prevent him from having to turn to hard labor for money. He details that Tim Thornhill was very badly injured from a buggy accident and mentions a ...
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Sam P. Henderson, September 16, 1885]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Sam P. Henderson, September 16, 1885]

Date: September 16, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Sam P. Henderson. In the letter, Charles updates Sam on news from Gallatin, Tennessee and it includes: the receipt of Sam's letters and an acknowledgement of what was said about their home in the letters, details about Mary Ann's and his 'circuits' to visit family and friends in Tennessee, a dialogue about Kite, the date of return trip that has yet to be solidified, the corn haul and the approval to proceed with the gathering of this crop, approval to sow wheat before the Moore's return, a discussion about the poor weather and its affect on the second sorghum crop, details about his last 'circuit' through abundant corn and tobacco crops in Tennessee as well as updates on famine stricken counties, a dialogue to send Betty Thornhill a message about his circuit to see her kin, and a message for Henry about a gift he received for him from Tom Wright. Charles Closes his letter by telling him that Linnet will bring some souvenirs to share with her kin and family friends when they return. The envelope is included ...
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[Letter from Charlie Gross to Charles B. Moore, August 16, 1889]

[Letter from Charlie Gross to Charles B. Moore, August 16, 1889]

Date: August 16, 1889
Creator: Gross, Charlie
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charlie Gross and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Gross updates the Moore family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a dialogue about not getting the grass burnt and not having trouble with the stock pumping into the garden, a discussion about Bryney was has been cut deep and may pass, an update on the peach crop, news about community meetings and picnics, details about Clarence's lemonade stand, a dialogue about attending the show in town, updates about the turnips and plans to sow the rest of the patch as soon as it is dry, a weather update, a message to Mrs. Moore about the hens, a message to Linnet about seeing Lora in town and details that Gross will write Linnet soon. He closes the letter by stating that he has told the Moore family all he can. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, February 24, 1888]

[Letter from Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, February 24, 1888]

Date: February 24, 1888
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & Dodd, William
Description: William hopes that Linnet has recovered from whooping cough. None of the kids have come down with whooping cough yet and he has to worry about measles going around. He received a letter from Tobe and Florence. He mentions the weather and the crops being planted. He also mentions the people who have died. Em's daughter who got married moved away. Dinky says they are all well except for Willie who has a bad cold. She went to town for some errands. She gives some advice for Linnet and wishes they were with her. She mentions that Mr.Campbell is moving to Nashville.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, August 8, 1881]

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, August 8, 1881]

Date: August 8, 1881
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Description: He received Charles' letter and Clarence got a job moving Mr. Crowell to Delta County. They were going to go through Melissa and Ladonia, but couldn't. They went through White Rock, Devil's Race Track, Hogeye, and Commerce. After moving Mr. Crowell they visited Paris, Texas. Nelson Dalken and J.W. Broad are dead. He talks of how nice Paris square is. Then he went to Bonham and his acquaintance Maddsey is becoming rich from being a butcher. He mentions Dodd City and they were going to start for home, but Una wasn't feeling well. They returned home and he mentions that his cotton is damaged by the drought. The corn has also been effected by the drought. Sam Doss was killed by the sheriff of Bonham. He talks about camp meetings taking place on their route, the little rain they received. Sylvanns and Solomon killed some skunks and Aunt Ann has gotten better, George is not back from the Nation, and Harriets' folks are not well.
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