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 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[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 Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]

[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]

Date: January 1, 1888
Creator: Dodd, William; McGee, Alice & McGee, Dinkie
Description: Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is doing chores. Dinkie asks that they come visit. Alice mentions the concert that happened last Friday and how funny it was. Her character was Mrs. Buttermilk. She also asks that they come visit.
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[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Ann Moore, December 9, 1883]

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Ann Moore, December 9, 1883]

Date: December 9, 1883
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Description: Letter from Bettie Franklin discussing family news, Mary Love who is dying after childbirth, killing hogs and making lard and sausage. Includes original envelope.
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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.
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[Letter from Cary Nimmo, October 2, 1880]

[Letter from Cary Nimmo, October 2, 1880]

Date: October 8, 1885
Creator: Nimmo, Cary
Description: Letter from Cary Nimmo to his cousin Charles B. Moore in which he starts by commenting on Charles leaving for Texas. Mr. Nimmo talks about selling his crops, mule and a wagon to raise money. He talks about how sad his mother and Betty were To have missed Charles's visit. He also talks about the preparations he is making for his trip in November. The letter has the envelope with it.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry Moore, November 3,1885]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry Moore, November 3,1885]

Date: November 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry concerning Charles's trip to Tennessee. He writes about the rainy weather, the news from Texas, crops, and the three stable fires that have occurred in the last three weeks. He believes the fires were deliberately set.
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[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 Charleston Payne to Charles B. Moore, November 10, 1887]

[Letter from Charleston Payne to Charles B. Moore, November 10, 1887]

Date: November 22, 1887
Creator: Payne, Charleston
Description: Letter from Charleston Payne to Charles B. Moore giving news of his family and discussing religious matters and philosophizing about the future as a "dark and forbidding" place. Includes original envelope that is from the St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas Railway.
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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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