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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Grayson County, TX
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, May 4, 1900]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says that he has received the ring. He is upset that she did not include a note with the ring. He asks that she write him one more letter to say if he may keep her last letter to him or return it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203861/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mr. and Mrs. C. D. White, October 17, 1901]
This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Linnet and Claude D. White. In this letter, McGee informs the White's of the goings-on in Chambersville, Texas. The news includes: an update on Charles' health, a discussion about Linnet's trunk, details about their telephone call, a dialogue about missing Linnet, a note to Claude about the couple's happiness, a discussion about their next visit, news about Moore receiving a box of jewelry in the mail, and a question about receiving all her items in her trunk. She closes the letter by sending her love and best wishes to Linnet and Claude. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203920/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to Claude D. White, June 2, 1901]
Letter from C. B. Moore to Claude White. Moore is telling Claude Linnet's progress from Austin to Gallatin. And that she has made it there safely. He received a letter from William H. McGee that she had made it. He says that they are doing well also. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203902/
[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 8, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Carter J. Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Dalton congratulates Linnet on her upcoming wedding. Her notes that his gift for her is a receipt for her past debts. Dalton details the latest news about friends, tells Moore about a sofa cushion he received, and mentions that he travels quite a bit with Jim Cooke so Jim can visit his girl, Minnie Lewis. As he closes the letter, he notes that she will make an ideal wife and asks where the couple will live.The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203918/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Claude D. White, October 20, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Claude D. White. In this letter, Moore asks White to perform some accounting for him and write him back with the total. he closes the letter by noting to write him soon and mentions that a note has been received that he and Linnet will visit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203921/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet and Claude White, October 30, 1901]
Letter from Charles B. Moore to Claude and Linnet Moore White in which he tells them about the activities at the house and on the farm. He gives them the news on the sale of his crops. He also discusses the activities of neighbors, friends, and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203927/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman, Texas in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock. Portions of the document have been destroyed and are illegible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207678/
[Letter from Claud D. White to Mrs Claude D. Moore-White, April 14, 1901]
Letter from Claude White to his wife Linnet Moore White in which he says he hopes she will enjoy her trip to Austin, Texas. He said that Denison is overrun with bugs. A railroad accident that killed a switch man is described. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203894/
[Letter from Claude D. White ot Linnet Moore, November 30, 1900]
Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore in which he writes about a visit she made to him. Claude says that he likes the hotel business. He asks for Linnet's opinion regarding the decisions about his future. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203875/
[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 3, 1900]
Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he discusses how his letter to her could have arrived late and thanks her for her letter. He looks forward to facing the future with her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203876/
[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 26, 1900]
Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he writes about the Christmas ball. He has Christmas supper with Bettie and Laura. Claude heard that Tommie might visit Linnet and asks her to not let Tommie call on her. He asks Linnet how she likes her new buggy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203882/
[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 28, 1900]
Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore in which he said that he covered for the night clerk so that the clerk could go to a show. Claude enjoyed his visit with Linnet. He suggests that she come out to him with Willie. That way she can visit Claude and Willie can visit his girlfriend. He ends by asking if she has received her buggy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203884/
[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1901]
Letter from Claude White to Linnet in which he says that he has visited with Mrs. Williams. He thinks Mrs. Williams and her daughter will be good company for Linnet. Claude tell Linnet that they will live in the "nicest part of town." He also gives details of his plans for the upcoming move. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203912/
[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore White, May 19, 1901]
Letter from Claude White to his wife, Linnet Moore White, in which he writes about his concern for her health. He also expresses concern about Charles Moore's recent illness. Claude says his father is delighted in his new home and wants Claude and Linnet to visit. He also share his opinion of mutual friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203896/
[Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura, October 29, 1900]
Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura. He doesn't want to say he was surprised to receive her letter so soon, but he was happy to get it. He mentions what a good friend she has been to him. He is thankful that she has helped reconcile the differences between him and Linnet, his sweetheart. He advises her to accept the proposal from her 'medicine man' only if he pleases her. He doesn't want her to be married to someone she thought she knew. He mentions how much he loves Linnet. He asks her to come with Linnet so he can see them. He tells her his plan for them to come and visit him. He sends regards to his cousin Bettie and asks her to give his love to Linnet every time she sees her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203873/
[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, December 4, 1900]
Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he tell her how much he enjoys her letters and wishes to see her. He says that if he had a fortune he would continue to try to earn more with his own effort. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203877/
[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, February 23, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Claude White and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, White discusses his relationship with Linnet, details about visiting friends, and notes how beautiful the snow is and how it affects all the same way, regardless of social status. He notes that they will soon have their intentions out in plan view and everyone will understand their feeling for one another. He mention the Dodson's situation and closes his letter by noting that Linnet must write him soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203891/
[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, January 3, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Claude White and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, White expresses how he felt receiving Linnet's letter, notes that he was ill for a few days, and details that he may go on vacation to McKinney to visit Linnet. He discusses how good it would do him to go on vacation and also discusses a situation with Mr. Muse. White professes his deep affections for Linnet throughout the letter. He notes that he has made a resolution to see Linnet once a month and mentions that they can decide if they would meet at Linnet's house at night or she would meet him in Melissa and from there they would go riding to McKinney. He closes the letter noting that Linnet must write him soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203886/
[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, March 8, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Claude White and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, White expresses his concern for Linnet's illness. He details how he felt when he was sick with the measles and notes for her what she should expect. He mentions that he will write to her everyday and must find a way to get him word of her condition. He closes the letter by stating that he hopes she will soon be well and will be in god health soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203892/
[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, May 25, 1901]
Letter to Linnet Moore from Claude White. He received her telegram and was glad to hear she was doing well. He tells her to try and enjoy her trip to Tennessee. He says that nothing new has happened since she left. He plans to spend a week with her when she returns. He is expecting Laura to come visit him. He hopes she enjoys her trip to San Antonio and with her friend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203898/
[Letter from from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 16, 1900]
Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he says he wants to write to Washington, D. C. to find out what was slowing down the flow of letters between them. He writes about his job. He then asks her for another letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203878/
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870]
Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing such topics as family health issues, farming, and news of an attempted rape of an African American girl. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207659/
[Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871]
Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles Moore and Henry Moore, discussing cotton ginning, milling, and a misappropriation of nails. Damage has destroyed some content. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207666/
[Letter from Kate Wallace to C. B. Moore and family, September 26, 1898]
She mentions that her mother died and that now the bond connecting them is broken. She tells them that her mother had been suffering, but continued to put on a brave face. They buried her next to their father and she will go live with her sister in Dallas. She gives her new address and is happy that he and Linnet enjoyed their trip with her. Included is the Funeral Notice for her mother. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203771/
[Letter from Kate Wallace to Linnet White, December 16, 1916]
Letter to Linnet White from Kate Wallace regarding her condolences for Linnet's loss of her mother and minor updates about Kate's friends and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204138/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Cousin Charles and Mary Moore, December 9, 1883]
Letter from Laura Jernigan to cousin Charles discussing family news, and asking for them to come visit her on Saturday. Discusses her four children, including Jimmie and Austin, who loves to dance when she plays. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203539/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to H. Moore, March 5, 1888]
She mentions that it is still raining and they can't do much work because of it. She is writing, but has nothing to say other than mentioning the weather. George Turner left and got as far as Cannon. George's wife was concerned he hadn't come home all day. The Colonel has sore eyes, but everyone else is doing fine. She has plenty of eggs and beef, but is running out of flour. One of her milk cows gave birth and the calf is doing well. She will be short on milk because of the calf. Phippen received the problems and is working on on them. She wants to play a trick on C.B. Moore about her twin calves. The Colonel was helping Phippen on the problems. Colonel asks a way to get the answers for the problems. Ben Shirley has been sick, thus neglecting his cattle. She tells him what has been happening to Old Man Smith. She talks about getting Jim new clothes. They might not have a school teacher for the spring. She has not heard about her relatives in Tennessee and can't wait to hear from him again. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203603/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, March 27. 1887
Letter from Laura Jernigan discusses how well her garden is doing and talks about her children going to the new schoolhouse in Cannon. The family is boarding the teacher and they are getting along well. There is a new jail in town. The town has a new paper, the Educational Journal, and the debate and literary society recently debated the subject of how prohibition would benefit the state of Texas. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203583/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, September 26. 1887]
Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore talks about family news, and work that is done around their farm. Mentions how well some of the cousins and how much "flesh" they have gained. Apparently she doesn't like Texas. She says that even though Texas is, "a nasty filthy hateful" place it agrees with some. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203585/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White, February 4, 1907]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White. In this letter, Laura informs Linnet of the goings-on in Van Alstyne, Texas. The news includes: a discussion about her family and their well-being, agricultural news and community news, and a dialogue about correspondences received. She closes the letter by sending love to all and notes that Linnet must vist her soon or she must visit Linnet soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203968/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, August 30, 1885]
This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, who was cousin to Charles. In her letter, Jernigan states that she has not kept up correspondence with Charles and Mary due to her daily chores, but also because she was ill for a month with a cough that wouldn't go away. She notes that she is ill again with a cold, though she has no cough this time. She updates Charles on family who have visited her and details that her and the children will be traveling to Sherman next week to visit the Wallace's if all goes according to plan. This trip to Sherman will be her first in seven years. Jernigan points out the the Moore family must be having a wonderful time in Gallatin, Tennessee. She expresses her happiness for Mary who was able to visit her family, but who was also able to see her home state. She fears that she will never see Tennessee again. She informs Charles of the rainy weather they have had and notes that even though the rain was much needed, the mud was certainly not. She states that she has received a letter from Cousin Lizzie who kept her posted on the health and news concerning family friends. She passed this news on to Charles in the letter. She asks Charles to write and tell her about the crops in Tennessee. She mentions that Lizzie still talks about the trip she took to see Linnet and has fond memories of the time they spent together. She hopes that Charles will not be upset with her for not keeping up correspondence and explains that this is the second letter she has written in a long time. Jernigan mentions that she was too tired to search for ink and paper in the other room and hopes that Charles can read what she has written in pencil. She sends her love and greeting to family in Tennessee and wishes that the Moore's have a wonderful time visiting kin. She closes her letter by telling Mary that she should not worry about "home affairs" and should just enjoy her time with family. The letter ends with Jernigan noting that she must end the letter because she has to wake early in the morning. This document has a large hole off center and a piece missing on the edge of the paper. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203565/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore, February 5, 1907]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: health updates on her and her family, news about Parry coming home, a discussion about the crops and general agricultural news, community gossip, a dialogue about killing and hanging meat to cure, details about how many community members and kin in Tennessee are losing their meat due to the warm winter, and news about Walter Barron shooting Watts last week. She closes the letter by noting that one of her children will be down to visit with Mary soon and she hopes that Mary could visit her soon as well. She send her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203970/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, January 21, 1906]
Letter discussing family, such as Belle who is 19 and married her "boy husband" the previous October. She tells of a concert at the literary school, the heavy rains, the status of their crops and livestock, and all about other family members. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203952/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. In this letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in Van Alystne, TX. The news includes: a discussion about how the recent storms have affected her community and the communities around her, a dialogue about Claud marrying and how she hasn't visited since January, details about how she feels about the situation with Claud, a discussion about commencement and the possibility of Mary visiting, an aside about Belle coming down with the chills and how hard it is to get her to take medicine, details about the commencement program, and updates about family members and their plans for commencement. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203972/
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, September 8, 1907]
Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. She had written them and not received a letter until after she left on her first trip. Then when she returned she went on another trip and hasn't had time to respond. She gives some news about Jim. Jim and them went to the lake. She talks about the fruit and crops that were there. She talks about the weather. She talks about her garden and the vegetables that are in it. She hasn't heard from anyone in Tennessee in a long time. Her father went to Austin and passed through Waco, but was on a round trip so couldn't visit. She says she is still waiting for Linnet and Claude to come visit them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203980/
[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann Moore and Birdie McGee, January 23, 1902]
This document is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Ann Moore, and to her cousin Birdie McGee. In the letter, Linnet details the happenings in her life since her last letter to her mother and they include: receiving her mother's most recent letter and photographs; detailing the rainy weather in Denison; and noting that she and Mrs. P went to church on Sunday morning, then for a walk on Sunday afternoon in the country. She describes the city people and how all they want to do is put on their best and gallivant up and down Main street on Sunday. Linnet details her visit to cousin Walter, mentions a real estate prospect that may have her and Claude moving in the future, and remarks on how windy it is which has made her embroidery and table pieces dirty rom hanging to dry on the line. She notes that she and Claude are planning a visit to Mr. White's home and will be there visiting for two weeks, if all goes well. She remarks on how lovely it is for her mother to have gotten a new dress and comments on Birdie's courtship with a young man named Will. She states that she wished she could see Birdie that day. She discusses their Grandmother's home and how it hasn't changed a bit. Also, she expresses her concern for her cousin Jennie who is losing her mental faculties. In the closing of her letter, she informs her mother of the illness of family friends and how she received a good meal because they could not eat the food that was made for them by Mrs. Goldman. She tells her mother that she should visit her soon and promises that they would have a good time. She states that she does not know when she would make it home and that she wants them to write her as often as possible. She closes her letter by sending love to all of her family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203160/
[Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, November 9, 1898]
Letter from Charles and Mary Moore to their daughter Linnet while she is away at school. They talk about a day trip they went on with Mr. and Mrs. Priest and their children. They went in the buggy and had a picnic near Van Alstyne of chicken, biscuit, pickles, custard, light bread and butter, and sweet potato custard. Charles brought some horses to town to sell, but only sold Bob. They hope she is feeling better and has her machinery back in working order. The Democratic candidate for governor looks like a whiskey bloat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203779/
[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]
Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207628/
[Letter from T. V. Munson to Charles B. Moore, December 5, 1898]
Letter from T. V. Munson of T. V. Munson & Son's Denison Nurseries to Charles Moore stating that any time of clear weather from time of letter until March 15th is good for planting. He states the studies of polmology (apple cultivation) and theology are in the decline. Theology is destined to decay as men and women are allowed to do their own reading and thinking. Includes envelope which was used as scratch paper and has the names Lena Thompson and Gertie Woods on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203786/
[Letter from Walter Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1901]
This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Walter Wallace. The letter details the family lineage of Moore's grandmother, Elizabeth Wallace Lanius. It notes family members and the places of death. Wallace furthers that a remaining family member, Uncle James, is in bad health. In the letter's closing, he mentions that Moore's daughter and her husband will visit him and his family. He states that they will do what they can to make her visit a pleasnat one. He also urges Moore to visit and mentions that his home is always open to C.B. The letter is dated October 31, 1901. It was written Denison, TX. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203157/
[Transcript of a letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871]
Transcript of a letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles Moore and Henry Moore, discussing cotton ginning, milling, and a misappropriation of nails. Some words are omitted. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207556/
[Transcript of journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]
Transcript of a journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207562/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]
Transcript of a letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207567/
[Transcript of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870]
Transcript of a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing such topics as family health issues, farming, and news of an attempted rape of an African American girl. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207549/
[Transcript of letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207519/