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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Burnet County, TX
 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from J. G. Cook, Jr. to Linnet Moore, April 29, 1899]

[Letter from J. G. Cook, Jr. to Linnet Moore, April 29, 1899]

Date: April 29, 1899
Creator: Cook, J. G., Jr.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. G. Cook and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Cook informs Linnet of the happenings in Burnet, TX. The news includes: a discussion about correspondences lost on the mail, details about a girls-only event held in town, a dialogue about how he and G. fixed the fortunes told by the fortune teller at the girls-only event, an update on when and where he has seen Lula Dalton and the rest of the girls in the club, news about the Jones family moving to Oklahoma, and a discussion about traveling out of Burnet. He closes the letter by noting that he is the same Jim Cook as Linnet has known,the same person she hoped he would be, and signs the letter a true friend.
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[Letter from Jim Cook Jr. to Linnet Moore, March 6, 1899]

[Letter from Jim Cook Jr. to Linnet Moore, March 6, 1899]

Date: March 6, 1899
Creator: Cook, Jim
Description: He was happy to receive her letter and had started to respond earlier, but was interrupted. He thinks the letter must have been delayed and that is why it took so long to get. He asks if she has felt time drag on like it has for him. He asks her what she thinks of their circumstances. He says that he has fallen in love with her and he will try to be worthy of her love. He talks about Miss Flora and her "Jim." He heard that she wants to go to Austin in June and he will make plans to be there also. He has been asked to help out in a baseball game. He asks about a letter sent to her by Jett. He asks her to call him Jim instead of Mr. Cook. He heard that Mrs. Brownlee tried to commit suicide. He asks about Linnet's Nashville trip. He received a letter from Carter. He can't wait to receive another letter from her and he asks that she write back soon.
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[Letter from Jim Cook Jr. to Linnet Moore, March 21, 1899]

[Letter from Jim Cook Jr. to Linnet Moore, March 21, 1899]

Date: March 21, 1899
Creator: Cook, Jim .
Description: He had wondered why she had not written to him. Again she did not receive his letter and he did not receive her letter. He did not want her to feel that he was neglecting her or for her to question his feelings. His last letter was sixteen pages, he has so much to tell her, but he will wait until he hears from her to write it. He mentions his baseball game, but will wait to write the details. He hopes to hear from her and that she receives both of his letters. He mentions that he saw Lula and asked her to send his regards.
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[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

Date: December 21, 1898
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.
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[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 31, 1898]

[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 31, 1898]

Date: December 31, 1898
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Description: Letter From Linnet to her parents musing about all that happened to her in 1898 and what is to come in 1899. She says she had the dullest Christmas ever and didn't go to any parties. For Christmas she helped make tamales and chili and then the ladies at the church cooked a Mexican dinner. She got nice presents, including several books by Tennyson, and Walter Scott. Lula's brother Carter Dalton killed his first deer and they have been eating venison.
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[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, March 12-20, 1899]

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, March 12-20, 1899]

Date: March 12, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Description: She is happy that they write each other everyday. She talks about what happened after dinner. Minnie had an old friend from school visit. She talked about her to her family and they are all happy to hear about Linnet's welfare. She always think of her. She saw Jim who acted like he hadn't heard from Linnet. Lorena saw Jett who also hadn't heard from Linnet. She talks about teaching and hearing a sermon. She received a letter from Melvin and Carter. She plans to see her in June. She talks about what she did Monday and the reason why she was unable to write Monday night. She had a weird dream Sunday night. She talks about the weather and hopes it will rain. She washed some clothes and did some reading. She went with Minnie to look at Mr. Darbis' flowers. Minnie received a letter from Linnet's father. She received a letter from Mr. Taylor who sent only Linnet love. She calls Linnet her adopted daughter and asks about the boys Linnet met. She heard about a letter from Linnet to Jim Cook. She sent a letter to Carter that she would not be going to Austin and that ...
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[Letter from Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, November 15, 1898]

[Letter from Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, November 15, 1898]

Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Moore, Mary
Description: Letter from Mary Moore to her daughter, Linnet, saying she has a sore throat, Mr. Smith's school opened and already has more than 50 pupils, Ethel and Gertie came down to visit, and other news of friends and family. Includes envelope original letter was sent in.
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[Letter from Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, November 21, 1898]

[Letter from Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, November 21, 1898]

Date: November 21, 1898
Creator: Moore, Mary
Description: Letter from Mary Moore to her daughter, Linnet Moore, while she is away in school at Burnet. It contains news of family and friends and an account on drive they went on, but it was too blustery and cold. It also tells of a candy breaking party.
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[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

Date: October 3, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: She is thankful that Mr. Moore trust them to send Linnet to spend the terms with them. She says that they will treat Linnet like a daughter. She says the cost would only be $50. She enjoyed going to Colorado in the summer and would like to go again. She talks about the weather and that farmers are almost done gathering cotton. She is concerned about the Texas problem with renters. She hopes they are revived by the time the letter gets there.
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[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 17, 1898]

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 17, 1898]

Date: October 17, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: She gives a timetable of where Linnet should be on her way to her house. She is anxious for Linnet to get a full years work and hopes to be moved into the new school in two weeks. She told Linnet to worry about clothes too much because they dress plainly and she will be among friends. She sends best wishes.
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