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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Harris County, TX
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Clipping, March 31, 1866]
A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198769/
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, September 11, 1864]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara Fentress, describing his new orders to Houston, Texas. He also discusses the possibility of a leave of absence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160275/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160272/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 30, 1864]
Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his being ordered to take charge of Hospital No. 2 in Houston. The letter is badly faded, but it appears that he is discussing his plans for travel to take up his post. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160276/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160265/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160270/
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]
Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182770/
[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, July 15, 1914]
Letter to Linnet White from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing news of family and friends. She writes of her children and the poor health of her niece as well as plans to see Linnet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204091/
[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Mary Moore, July 15, 1914]
Letter to Mary Moore from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing her family and health. She writes of her daughter's ringworm and her own concerns of her feet and limbs swelling. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204092/
[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee. In this letter, Dinkie details the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: weather updates, a discussion concerning Alice's Grandma McGee who has passed, a dialogue about making molasses from cane, news about the crops that survived and the crops that were ruined from frost, updates on family and friends, and the daily happenings since the Moore family and Alice have left. She closes the letter by Birdie want to see Alice and Linnet very badly but since Bessie has come to visit, she has not been as lonely. Dinkie notes that she would like for the Moore's and Alice to write soon. On the first page, Dinkie writes another letter dated October 17 to the Moore family and Alice. She details her daily schedule and mentions that Birdie will write next time. She writes a note for Alice to write Bettie Wilson and that Mother (Matilda Dodd) will write the Moore family on Sunday. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203617/
[Personal notes, undated]
The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail a visit to family and friends in Tennessee. The document goes on to discuss the President of Oak Cliff school, a representative from the Houston Post, and agriculture. It mentions that it rained much of the time during a trip to Memphis from Nashville. The document is undated. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth199028/
[Postcard addressed to H. S. Moore, August 1, 1893 ]CBM_2083-002-004
Postcard that was sent to Henry S. Moore on August 1, 1893. The postcard is badly torn which makes it difficult to tell what is being said. It appears the author is writing about having a good time at a crowded event and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203682/
[Receipt of Levi Perryman, June 11, 1880]
Received of Levi Perryman through W. A. Morris the sum of $2.00. Collected upon the execution issued in the case Wheeler & Wilson Co. vs W. P. Leverett. Signed by the Justice of the Peace of Harris County, H Brashear. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187073/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - September 11, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara Fentress, describing his new orders to Houston, Texas. He also discusses the possibility of a leave of absence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182685/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182682/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara states that he handed Major Morgan money and candy for his family. Dr. Fentress gives her instructions on how to retrieve it and what debts to pay. He give an update on his health. He also has received an invitation from Colonel Groce for a "gathering." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182676/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182680/