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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Year: 1882
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Land grant, December 27, 1882]

[Land grant, December 27, 1882]

Date: December 27, 1882
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Description: Land grant from the state of Texas to Levi Perryman for 53 1/6 acres of land in Montague County approximately 9 miles from the town of Montague.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Legal Document from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman, April 29, 1882]

[Legal Document from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman, April 29, 1882]

Date: April 29, 1882
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Description: Legal document is a Quit-Claim Deed from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman. The document describes the parcel of land that is legally transferred and sold to Perryman. This land is located on the Denton Creek southeast from the town of Montague. Coordinates for the parcel of land are included in this quit-claim deed.
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, October 22, 1882]

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, October 22, 1882]

Date: October 22, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Moore and brother-in-law, Charles B. Moore discussing family news. She discusses the difficulty of the sudden death of her husband, Henry McGee, and her difficulty with weaning her daughter, Birdie. Includes envelope that address was originally sent in.
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, February 7, 1882]

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, February 7, 1882]

Date: February 7, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Description: She was glad to hear they were doing well, but she is sick with a cold. Bettie, Florence and Minnie were there yesterday. Mariah Ruttedge came by also. Mrs. McGee is with Simon, she doesn't think he has long to live. They have had plenty of rain and are enjoying good weather. Birdie hurt herself and fainted, Dinkie was scared she would not wake up and threw water on Birdie's face. She wishes to see Linnet. Nettie Bush had a baby boy and so does Lulu. She visited Lydia Love and Lydia wanted to write to her. She has been to Lou Wallace's and Ben Withers' dances. She is not afraid of starving like her sister. They have been eating hens that don't lay anymore eggs. She had a hen lay 18 eggs since Christmas. Willie is too tired to write, but will write soon. Tobe visited on his way to Allen county and Florence and Minnie went to stay with her Uncle John. Henry hired Ike Jones for a while. Sissie sends a kiss to Linnet and Ash wants to see Linnet. Willie wants to tell Uncle Charlie that he got some new boots and he and Sissie went ...
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 2 ,1882]

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 2 ,1882]

Date: July 2, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Description: Dinkie was glad to hear that they were doing well and mentions that she has been suffering from hot weather. Jane Hadly's funeral was preached by Harchin. She made a dress out of Sissie's muslin. She visited Alice Wright and her son that was born on June 24. She says that Mr. Thornhill wrote to Mr. Moore, but hasn't received a reply. She helped Bettie and mentions that Bettie's baby is lovely. Henry has been hauling wheat for 25 cents a day. People are selling their wheat at 95 cents a bushel. Willie was sick, but has recovered. She has canned 9 cans of blackberries and plans on making jam. She has a lot of vegetables, except tomatoes and has already pickled some cucumbers. Birdie asks if her mother is writing to Linny and loves her Uncle Abe and calls his baby Bessie. Mrs. McGee is taking care of Simon, who still looks bad. She asks her to ask Jeff Love when he hears from Bettie Wilson because they haven't heard from them in a while. She wants them to come visit. Florence and Tobe are increasing their family. She asks to give a kiss to Linnet and Sissie will ...
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, May 14, 1882]

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and Mr. Moore, May 14, 1882]

Date: May 14, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Description: She received their letter and heard from Abe that Mollie was sick. Bettie's baby doesn't have a name yet, but she calls her Bessie. She enjoyed Linnet's picture and Birdie loves it. She mentions that Birdie is spoiled. She has sold 50 dozen eggs and is going to get Vinson, sugar, and coffee. She has 75 chickens. It has been raining and cold, hopefully it won't hurt the fruit they have. She says what she made for dinner and mentions that Henry bought another cow. Florence also wanted a picture of Linnet. She went to town and bought some dresses for Birdie, Sissie and herself and some clothes for Willie. She wishes that her sister lived closer and that Linnet and Birdie could see each other. She mentions that Old Fanny has a colt and Sissie and Willie like it. She hasn't been to visit in a while because she doesn't have a ride. She asks that they write soon and tell her if Mollie has gotten better.
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[Letter from Dinkie, Willie, and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, March 31, 1882]

[Letter from Dinkie, Willie, and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, March 31, 1882]

Date: March 31, 1882
Creator: McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice
Description: Dinkie is suffering from neuralgia in her head. Birdie had a cough and she visited Abe and Bettie and her parents. She also visited Mrs. Summers and Miss Mal. She has fourteen chicks and a hen that won't set eggs. Henry hasn't planted corn yet because it has been raining so much. She wishes Birdie and Linnet could be together. Ike Jones is working for them. She has irish potatoes and peas. Alice Donnell came to visit and mentioned that Old Bill had gone to Texas. Her head hurts so she ask that they write back soon and send a picture of Linnet. Willie mentions that everyone is doing well. Polk Elliot is sick and he made him a wagon. He mentions his mother's chicks and his Uncle Abe wants him to drop corn for him. He used the file that his Uncle Charlie gave him, but had to get it replaced. His Uncle Tobe's wheat is knee high. His Aunt Florence's brother died when she got home. He made a latch and gate for the wood file and he asks that they write soon. Alice writes that she received two calico aprons from her grandmother. She wants to see ...
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[Letter from J. C. Barr  to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

Date: March 24, 1882
Creator: Barr, J. C.
Description: He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, August 19, 1882]

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, August 19, 1882]

Date: August 19, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Description: Letter from Matilada Dodd to her daughter Mary Ann and son-in-law Charles B. Moore discussing the hot weather and how much she misses seeing them. Discusses a dress she made for her and some drawers that may be too big. She discusses other family members, including Birdie who is so high tempered that she nearly dies, but they are afraid to whip her too much as she faints because she is so nervous. Also mentions news of other family and friends. Also includes envelope letter was sent in. Addresed to Charles B. Moore, Melissa, Texas and note says received Dinkey and Mrs. Dodd, August 30, 1883.
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1882]

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1882]

Date: October 31, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to her daughter, discussing family news and discusses unhappiness that she has to move out of her house so her son and daughter-in-law can move in and they don't seem to appreciate it. Many people have colds and she recommends a cure for the chills of hop bitters. Also mentions dry weather, along with flies and grasshoppers is damaging the wheat crop.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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