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 Resource Type: Letter
 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
[Charles Moore Letter Book]
A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207711/
[Correspondence, undated]
This is a correspondence from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore. The document includes a detailed genealogical account of the Wallace family history. The account includes family member's names and additional information about each member named in the correspondence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203656/
[Draft of letter, 1891]
This is a draft from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore when he was 68 years old and addressed to the Courier Journal. In this letter, Moore discusses the Annie Laura story printed in the Rockbridge County News and provides the journal with 100 year old verses written about her by Robert Burns. It is dated 1891 in an unspecified month and day. The document is damaged along the edges and some words are missing due to the damage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203665/
[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]
This is a draft from the personal papers of the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore on April 19, 1891. In this letter, Moore writes about an article written in the Dallas Weekly News on April 16 by D. B. Kiefer. The article details a "norther" that struck Texas in April of 1857. He states in this document that he writes to corroborate stories with the journalist, provide his experience through the "norther," and make a correction on the date given in Kiefer's article. The third and fourth page of this document includes genealogical accounts of Moore's descendants. He details the Wallace family and the history of some of the Wallace men who were part of an expedition sent on a charge to the Creek nation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203663/
[Fragmented Letter]
Letter does not say who it is for or who it is from. The author talks about what he has been eating. He has plenty of milk and mentions farming. He says that Claude wants to go, but the boss wants him to stay. He talks about being sick. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204011/
[Letter]
This document if from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from an unknown writer to an unknown recipient about how they intended to make arrangements concerning their marriage and children. The letter describes the writer's personal sentiments on life at this moment in time. It is undated. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203148/
[Letter and Booklet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 14, 1907]
Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude's interest in preparing for the Federal Civil Service Examination by taking a correspondence course with the Washington Civil Service School, of which Mr. Hopkins is the president. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Included with it is a short booklet explaining the pricing of the course, and it includes an application. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 14, 1907. The return address is typed in the upper left corner. There is a postmark for McKinney on December 16, on the back. The following address has been written on the front of the envelope in pencil: A. S. Kent, 205 E. Burnett, Martinsburg, West Virginia. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203986/
[Letter and Pamphlet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 26, 1907]
Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding the possibility of Claude taking a course to prepare for the Federal Civil Service Examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Also included is a pamphlet of testimonials from other people who have taken correspondence courses through the school. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 26, 1907. The return address for the school is Marden Building, 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. There is another postmark for McKinney on December 28 on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203987/
[Letter, August 5, 1917]
Letter dated August 5, 1917 discussing the recipient's vacation in Denver and the writer's plan to join them there, as well as the recent news from home. The letter is addressed to "My dear Dubbies," and signed "Lovingly, Dubbie." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204171/
[Letter for Mrs. White, October 23, 1912]
Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. She says that the past summer was her busiest and shortest, even when the girls were babies. She will tell Linnet about camping later. She had help from Mrs. Chambers, who is now in California. The family sale happened Saturday and almost everything went wrong. The weather was bad. But they had a good time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204078/
[Letter Fragment]
Letter fragment written by an unknown author discussing farm work. It is not addressed to anyone, but it was written at 6:30 in the morning. The top and bottom edges of the page are torn. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207581/
[Letter fragment, c.1899]
Letter fragment that describes a miniature windmill that can be sen in motion with warmed air. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203829/
[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]
Letter from A. A. Glisson of the Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company to Claude D. White discussing rates and routes for Mr. White to travel to Blair, Oklahoma. The letter is typed on the company's letterhead, and there is a graph on the left side of the page titled "Profile of Fort Worth & Denver City and Colorado & Southern Railways, Showing Altitudes attained enroute from Texas to Colorado." A map of the Denver Road printed on the back. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in McKinney. There is postmark on the back for McKinney, Texas, September 25, 1908. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203993/
[Letter from A. E. Trent to Linnet Moore White, September 12, 1904]
Letter from A. E. Trent to Linnet Moore White giving information on the family's health, the weather, and the activities of Ruth White. The letter from Mattie Franklin is discussed. The the crops, canning, and the fate of the chickens are discussed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203944/
[Letter from A. E. Wallace to H. S. Moore, December 10, 1892 ]
Letter from Abe Wallace to Henry Moore in which Abe asks to borrow $100.00 at 10% interest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203676/
[Letter from A. L. Priest to Claude D. White and family, May 29, 1910]
Letter from Ashford L. Priest to Claude D. White in which he sends best wishes for "little Miss Ruth White." He also discusses the crops and his garden. A note was added by "E & W" to send their best wishes for the "dear little baby." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204049/
[Letter from A. S. Hardaway to Claude and Linnet Moore White, May 16, 1909]
Letter from A. S. Hardaway to Claude and Linnet White in which the hardships of cold weather and drought have cut down on the prospects for good crops. The new baby is discussed. His wife is unwell. He has been fishing and is planning to work for wages. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203999/
[Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]
Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, local elections, farming, and the weather. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on September 12, 1861. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203326/
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203697/
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203619/
[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203599/
[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]
Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203408/
[Letter from Alice G. to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, May 22, 1917]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice G. Alice writes to express her desire for Linnet and her family to visit. She includes that she would be willing to watch Ruth of Linnet and Claude went to Omaha and mentions a commencement at Howard College. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204167/
[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]
Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204116/
[Letter from Alice Griffin and Birdie McGee to Linnet White, April 12. 1911]
Letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In Alice Griffin's letter, she notes that she has an experienced x-ray Doctor who has successfully treated a woman with breast cancer. She states that she will talk to her Doctor, but he will want to know specifics about Mary Ann's condition. She mentions that she and Birdie will do all they can for Mary Ann if they decide to go through the Doctor Alice has suggested. She closes by stating that Linnet needs to think this over and write her soon. In the letter written by Birdie, she discusses Mary Ann Moore's grave illness, mentions that Alice has also written about this surprising news, expresses her wishes to see her, and notes that she wants Linnet to write with additional news very soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204061/
[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that her teacher's mother is ill and that they have called off school until Monday. She also spent time dressing up a pumpkin and making a doll. A class photograph was taken at her school. Matilda Dodd wrote to Linnet that Birdie's teacher was sick; that it had been very rainy; and that they are waiting to sow the wheat. Alice Griffin wrote about her family's new buggy; the cold weather; and about her improving health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203674/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]
She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203710/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203650/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203716/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 31, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to the Moore family in which she apologizes for not writing sooner. She updates the Moore family on her family and friend's health. She writes about altering dresses and creating a hat to update her wardrobe. She asks about the newspapers the Moore family takes and gives the names of the papers she and her husband subscribe to. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203648/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Moore family in which she up dates them on the health of her family and friends; going to Plano; fixing up an old buggy; and the choice of cloth for Lillian's cloak. She included swatches of the cloth in the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203717/
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]
She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203775/
[Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 23, 1890]
Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates her aunt and uncle on family health and activities. She discussed the warm weather and heavy rain. She writes to Linnet that she visited Hobdy's Institute to see the exhibition. She also said that she thought Linnet's red stripped dress was pretty. She then asked for updates on family and friends from Linnet. At the end of the letter she says that she sent a "piece [of]Grandma's Mother Hubbard." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203635/
[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]
Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203631/
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, December 12, 1916]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice to send her condolences for Linnet's mother's death and mentions a plot that is available in the Gallatin, Tennessee cemetery. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204137/
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, February 5, 1917]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice. The letter includes local news of friends and family including Christmas, the weather, and recent deaths of friends. She writes of people who have visited them recently and Birdie's daughter Mary Louise. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204150/
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet Moore White, June 7, 1909]
Letter from Alta Berry to Claude and Linnet White in which she discusses her health and farming. She says that Claude is in trouble with his crops as he has been "drinking a great deal lately." He was arrested after causing a disturbance at a supper in Melissa, Texas. She also updates Linnet on the activities and health of friends and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204001/
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, July 10, 1916]
Letter to Linnet White from Alta Berry regarding Linnet's daughter Ruth and the quality of crop this season. Alta ends the letter asking if Linnet and Mary Moore will be able to visit soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204128/
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, September 16, 1909]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Alta Berry and is addressed to Linnet White. In this letter, Berry informs White of the goings-on in McKinney. Berry discusses community news, details Minnie's plans to visit several friends before she goes back to Weatherford, and notes that the weather has been hot and windy, making everything dusty.She mention that John's Cotton crop is good, that he has planted cane, and notes that his corn was not a good crop. She states that she has not had much luck with raising chickens, but has been successful with turkeys. Berry notes the death of Mariah Rucker, and notes that Linnet may already have heard about Rucker's illness and subsequent death. She informs Linnet that Anna was asking about Mary Ann's soap and would like to but it, but wants to know how much Moore is charging for it. She discusses her baby boy and say she wishes Linnet could see him. Berry closes the letter by noting that Linnet must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204022/
[Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore, January 29, 1899]
Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore in which she discusses going to school. She says that the teacher separated all the girls that were sitting with their friends and had them sit with their sisters. Alta updates Linnet on the health and activities of the friends they have in common. She says who is getting married, who is courting, and who has broken up. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203796/
[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]
Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203693/
[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Anna Boyd and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. She informs Moore about the reasons for the family's delay in continuing correspondence with the Moore family since their visit to Colorado. In this letter, Boyd discusses the weather's affect on their crops for this spring. She details the failures they had last season due to grasshoppers and hopes that this season would be better than the last. She notes that they did not have much success with fruit, though the gooseberry harvest looks promising. She mentions to Moore what the family plans to sow this season and tells him that they are all well at present. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203809/
[Letter from Anne B. McKey to Linnet White, April 27, 1917]
Letter to Linnet White from Anne B. McKey. She wrote to wish Linnet well after her operation and to let her friend know that once Linnet is well, she would like to see her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204161/
[Letter from B. Ada Drury to Charles B. Moore, June 13, 1897]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by B. Ada Drury. In this letter, Drury discusses the theory of evolution, the idea of life after death, and compliments Charles on his ability to think for himself and be a champion of free thought. She asks to hear from him again and in the letter's close she give a brief update on the weather in Louisville, KY. She mentions that she hope the Moore Family will be able to read the letter and sends her love to Mary Ann, Linnet, John, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203724/
[Letter from Belle Jernigan to Linnet Moore, March 12, 1898]
Letter from Belle Jernigan to Linnet Moore in which she updates her cousin on the building of the mill house and her visits with friends. A note on the top of the first page requests, "don't let any body see this letter." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203753/
[Letter from Belle to her friends and family, 1898]
A letter from Belle in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to her friends and family (the "home folks") in 1898. In the letter, Belle describes the events that took place during a great rain storm and subsequent river flooding in Tellico Plains, near the Tellico Lumber mill. While trying to secure her belongings and escape the home of Mr. Heyser, the general manager of Tellico Lumber, Belle fell into the water beneath a rearing horse ("Joe the horse"). She was saved by John Ballon, a black preacher, whom she called her "hero." Belle mentions that she plans to join Ballon's church and send him a poem entitled "John Ballon and the Flood of '98." Many of the belongings of all involved families were destroyed, but everyone made it out of the flooded area alive. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203151/
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, April 1900]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he congratulates her on her choice for a husband. He asks her to return the ring that he gave her. He has promised to marry a girl in Van Alstyn. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203857/
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, December 5, 1899]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he states that he has never received a reply from her and that he thinks she does not wish to hear from him. He said he enjoyed seeing her at Thanksgiving and would like to see her again. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203823/
[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 Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1899]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says he enjoyed the Sunday he spent at her home. He wished he had received an answer to his previous letter. Then he announces that he will be near her on a business trip and would like to see her again. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203818/
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