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[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Waco Texas Register
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, September 11, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, September 11, 1864]

Date: September 11, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 30, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 30, 1864]

Date: December 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, July 15, 1914]

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, July 15, 1914]

Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Mary Moore, July 15, 1914]

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Mary Moore, July 15, 1914]

Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]

[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]

Date: October 16, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Adelitia
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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