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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1850-1859
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elizabeth Moore, Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore, August 1858]
Letter to Elizabeth Moore (Leiz), Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore from Charles B. Moore regarding Moore's activities in Paris, Texas. He wrote about an incident with a local minister and what has happened at the mill. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207598/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]
Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203290/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 4, 1859]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore about local news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207600/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, October 13, 1856]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore about his time in Nashville and a nearby camp. Charles mentioned local politics for an election. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207592/
[Letter from Charles B, Moore to Elvira Moore, September 29, 1856]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore containing an update about local happenings and health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207591/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]
Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203293/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Isaac Greenwald, August 18, 1856]
Letter to Isaac Greenwald from Charles B. Moore regarding a payment owed to Greenwald for the sale of machinery. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207590/
[Letter from Charles Moore, August 4, 1859]
Letter from Charles Moore to a friend regarding local news. The lower horizontal half of the document is missing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203296/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, January 6, 1859]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore regarding business with local Native tribes and observations about the Christian missionaries among them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203295/
[Letter from D. M. Biddle to Albert, June 4, 1858]
Letter to Albert from D. M. Biddle regarding the condition of Biddle's mill and business. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207596/
[Letter from David Smith to Daughter, April 21, 1852]
Letter from David Smith to his daughter and someone else. He writes about the prices of cattle, horses, and the price of Beef. He also mentions wheat crops, corn, and coming home at end of May. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182755/
[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]
Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207601/
[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]
Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221788/
[Letter from H. W. Raglin to A. D. Kennard Jr., July 27, 1858]
Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard Jr regarding the period of Kennard's service and the certificate waiting at the Claims Office for approval. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182756/
[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard Jr., October 15, 1859]
Letter from H. W. Raglin to A. D. Kennard Jr. regarding the service requests of both M. (Michael) Kennard and A.D. Kennard and how those requests are doing. He also mentions prices on food and transportation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182759/
[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry and Charles Moore, October 23, 1858]
Letter to Henry S. and Charles B. Moore from J. A. Nimmo discussing local news. Nimmo goes in depth on the state of trading in the area and the business of a mill. The last page of the letter has a drawing of three figures. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207599/
[Letter from James B. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 6, 1853]
Letter from James B. Moore to Charles B. Moore concerning the Maine Liquor Law and James' opinion of its effects. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207587/
[Letter from John Emberson to Eldridge and Elizabeth Emberson, February 15, 1857]
Letter to Eldritch and Elizabeth Emberson from John Emberson regarding a sale of land John made and the granting of the power of attorney to Eldritch over the sale. John also wrote about his family and his desire to see Eldritch and Elizabeth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207593/
[Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, October 22 - November 14, 1859]
Letter to Charles B. Moore from Julia L. Rucker regarding daily events. In the second half of her letter, she mentions an expedition into Indian Territory and the Sons of Temperance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207603/
[Letter from Kate Fentress to David Fentress, February 11, 1866]
Letter from Kate Fentress to her brother David Fentress in which she she discusses her students, news of the war, recent deaths of soldiers, and family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160289/
[Letter from Littoon to Charles B. Moore, November 6, 1859]
Letter to Charles B. Moore from Littoon regarding local news around Chapel Hill, including health, prices of crops and land, and Elvira Moore's schooling. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207604/
[Letter from M. A. Hamner to A. D. Kennard, October 6, 1859]
Letter from M.A. Hamner to A.D. Kennard regarding a suit Kennard had with a Mr. Baker. Hamner refers some people for Kennard to ask regarding how Hamner handled the case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182758/
[Letter from M. Thomas to his Brother, August 22, 1859]
Letter from M. Thomas to his brother regarding selling something in the Fall and mentions Thomas's baby. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182757/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress discussing personal finances. She tells him how much she misses him, and also includes information on family and friends. Towards the end of the letter she discusses various fruits and crops. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160296/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October 26, 1859]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress inquiring about the purchase of a Mare and discussing the travel arrangements of his Uncle. She mentions that his uncle is ill, and also inquires about his housing accommodations, in case she should decide to come visit him. Towards the end of the letter she mentions that she is making dresses for a baby and sleeves for David's wife, Clara. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160238/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 1, 1858]
Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her son, David Fentress, concerning her gathering seeds for him; the amount of money she can raise and send to him; the trial of Allick Neilson for rape; the condition of the crops; and an update on the health and activities of friends and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160297/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 20, 1859]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing Kate, Sallie, and financial transactions. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160236/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee. The letter is extremely faded and hard to read. The last page of the letter can be read in places and is not as faded as the beginning of the letter. It appears to be that on this last page Maud is discussing the marriage of Clara Bills and her departure to Williamson County. Maud discusses her servants Anne and Eliza, one of whom has 7 children who belonged to Maud, but who are now free. She expresses her wishes for David to visit and help her "arrange matters to live." At the end of the letter, Maud discusses issues of slavery, the freeing of slaves, and agriculture. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160291/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 4, 1859]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160233/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859 ]
Letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160234/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]
Letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who returned with "his wife's big fortune," his purchase of slaves, and an estimation of his remaining fortune. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160232/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, June 30, 1858]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news for Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a financial agreement between Maud and David, a dialogue about buying a "place for herself" if her current place "falls" to Jimmie or Frank if they marry; a discussion concerning Mr. Wood who was closing Balam's estate; a discussion of religion; a dialogue detailing gifts given to Maud by Mrs. Neely; and an update on family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160294/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - March 1, 1856]
Letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing a compromise for the "Jones suit" that she was able to work out with his Uncle John, other news from his uncle, and a note about the local doctor buying a 15-year-old girl. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160230/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, March 4, 1858]
Letter to David W. Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing the receipt of his letter and his arrival at Prairie Lea; a request for Frank to write a letter informing Maud of his travels; a discussion of sending information and gifts; a brief discussion about marriage and gifts;a dialogue concerning "Episcopacy or Pickett"; news about the weather; the affect of the weather on the planting of crops; a discussion of real estate; a brief mention of Maud's health; a request for information on "how the presents went" and if pictures were received; a discussion requesting a visit from David's "Aunt", "Uncle", as well as from Tom and Frank; an ending statement requesting letters from David, Clara, and Frank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160231/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160302/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, October 8, 1859 ]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion about Mag which details her travels and her request to live with Maud for the remainder of her pregnancy; news about Anne and Eliza's health; a discussion about Maud trying to sell her horse in order to buy Sallie from David if Neely does not buy her; a dialogue about the possibility of a trip to Texas with Clara Bills which depends on McNeal's decision to make his way to Texas from 'Orleans'; Maud's concerns about traveling and leaving Kate and Sallie; news about the fair in Bolivar; an update on family and friends; and news about the health of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160304/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]
Letter is from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: sending Kate off to school in Nashville,Maud's feelings about her children growing up, receiving Mary Tate's letter from White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, a dialogue about her stolen chickens,a conversation about Sallie starting school with Miss Hunt as her teacher and information about Jimmie and Willie's schooling, news about the weather,news about 'Aunt Mag' and her trip to Austin,a discussion about receiving no information on Wallace and his safe arrival,a dialogue about 'the babies dress and bonnets', and town news from Bolivar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160235/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160237/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, in which she sends information on the welfare of family and friends; the cost of property; photographs recently taken; and a seed exchange. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160295/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]
Letter written by Maud Fentress to her son David in which she congratulates David and Clara on their recent marriage. She gives advice on buying land; discusses recent gifts she has sent; she sends information on family and friends; and Anne's illness and the treatment she received. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160292/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress in which she gives advice on the building of David's home. She gives details on the ownership of slaves and the division of property. She describes Jimmie's masquerade act. She also says that she will be sending seeds to Clara Fentress, David's wife. Maud updates David on who is in school, which schools, and the cost. Also included is news of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160299/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - September 29, 1858]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she expresses concern that he has not received a check she sent him. She says she will be sending him seeds. She also updates her son on the news of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160298/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, January 4, 1859]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David on the birth of David and Clara's child. She also discusses the hiring out of slaves; the division of land; and an update on family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160300/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she requests more letters from him. She gives news of her health. The Episcopal convocation and baptisms are discussed. Maud gives news of their family and friends; asks after David's baby; and requests news of his crops. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160301/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses financial arrangements to buy land and what her son will raise on his land. She also fills him in on family activities and health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160293/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - August 10, 1859]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the gifts she has sent his daughter; the potential purchase of David's mare by Maud; a fight among people they know; the weather and what to wear; and news of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160303/
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]
Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she updates him on the activities of family and friends; her purchase of a mare; the search for land to buy; and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160305/
[Letter from Sallie Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 17, 1859]
Letter from Sallie Fentress to her brother David discussing news from Bolivar and it includes:town health update; news that she and Kate are not going to school; a discussion about the locusts she catches every morning; a dialogue about the weather; a discussion about David's baby and how the family wishes that David, Clara, and baby would visit; and a dialogue about handmade bonnets and clothing made by Maud, Sallie, and Kate for Clara and the baby. Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar and it includes: a discussion about Aunt Susan's letter which details the doctor's resignation of professorship and his wishes to move to Memphis; a dialogue about the financial gains of friends who moved to Memphis; news about Kate's schooling; a discussion about locusts and the weather; news and updates on family and friends; a discussion on Kate's musical and vocal abilities; a dialogue about Sallie's musical abilities; and a discussion about the people staying with David's Uncle John and Aunt Anne's trip to Corinth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160323/
[Letter from Thomas Dyerz to Moore, August 3, 1853]
Letter to Moore from Thomas Dryez regarding the effects of a liquor law passed in Portland and the politicians involved with the law. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207589/
[Letter from W.H. Wood to David W. Fentress, May 5, 1856]
Letter from W. H. Wood to David Fentress concerning the event of David's father dieing, someone being arrested, and the selling of a slave. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160340/
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