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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1890-1899
[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/
[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. 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 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 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 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 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, 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, 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/
[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Alice, Linnet, Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charles, February 9, 1890]
Birdie mentions all the people that came over to visit and what Will got her. She mentions the weather they have had and was sorry to hear they were sick. She asks if Alice still pulls hair and that they would write her and Bessie and Mattie. In the letter to her Aunt and Uncle she mentions the weather and what her other Aunts and Uncles have been doing. In Dinkie's letter to Alice she says how happy she is to hear they are doing well. She mentions that their health is also doing well. She had many visitors. She went to town the other day and got some fabric, a dress other things. She mentions the weather and says she hasn't seen Mat R. Miss Nicie is getting married. She asks Linnet to take care of Alice. She is also going to send Alice some money. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203622/
[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203680/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, April 22, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, McGee informs Moore of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation of the receipt of Linnet's photograph, updates on family and friends, news about her past plans and future plans, agricultural and weather updates,details on community events and the attire that her and some of the family are going to wear to one of the events, a discussion about her hat, and a dialogue about the construction of the school house and the instructor. She closes this letter by noting that Linnet should write soon. In the letter to Charles B. Moore and Aunt Mollie, McGee details the number of baby chickens that have hatched, the number of turkey eggs Tobe has brought to them , and an update on Tobe's campaign in an unspecified election. She notes that Will has sold his jersey cow whose bag has spoiled and plans to buy another with the money. She informs Charles and Aunt Mollie on the goings-on in Gallatin and updates them on family news. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203757/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, c.1899]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that Mattie is sick with measles. Birdie says she has "had scarcely any Xmas." She did bake four cakes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203828/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, December 8, 1892]
Letter to Linnet Moore in which the writer, Birdie McGee, states that everyone is well. Her school is out because the teacher's mother is so ill that school was dismissed entirely. She has since heard that the mother died. She has started a quilt. She thinks Clemmie Albright looks better in a corset and wants one too. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203675/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 17, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin, Linnet Moore, talking about the sleet and snow that broke the trees. Her mother did laundry and hung then on the line and they are frozen there still. Her brother Will was going to singing school being taught by Mr. Moncreaf at the school. She got a new blue hat for Christmas. Grandpa has 8 little lambs. She writes to Hattie Love all the time. She went and stayed with Clemmie Albright for several days and went with Alice and Mr. Frank and had a nice time. On the back she wrote her alphabet with a little something about each letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203670/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 20, 1898]
Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet Moore in which she updated Linnet on the activities of her cousins. She also described what she and their extended family did for Christmas. She also writes about visiting neighbors, sewing a dress, and making a trip to town. A clipping showing the styles of blouses and a piece of fabric from her dress were included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203747/
[Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family, October 5, 1897]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee. In this letter, McGee informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: updates on the weather and the condition of the wells, details about the school house burning down, news about family and events, and a dialogue about Mary Dodd's letter. McGee closes the letter by mentioning that Linnet should write to her as well as Charles, Mary Ann, and Aunt Mollie. She encloses Mary Dodd's letter with her own and details that it may be of interest to Linnet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203730/
[Letter from Bounds, J. William to Charles B. Moore, October 8, 1899]
Letter from J. William Bounds to Charles B. Moore in which he says that he has visited a mutual friend, Mr. Crawford. Mr. Crawford is very interested in the phosphate mining industry. Mr. Bounds says that Nashville is a very pleasant place to live. He is a student at Vanderbilt University and plans to graduate soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203820/
[Letter from C. B. Moore, December 20, 1899]
Letter from C. B. Moore. The letter has been too badly damaged to discern what is being mentioned. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203868/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore, September 26, 1893]
He was glad to get news from all of them. He then mentions the weather they have been experiencing. He hopes Priest and Netty are doing better and mentions Bett Wallace's improvement. Mary and Betty went to Tobe's and on the way back got caught in the rain. He went to town with Abe and also got caught in the rain on the way back. He went to Dinkie's place and met his new cousin-in-law. Mary has some sewing she needs to get done before they can leave, but he will try to leave as soon as he can. He expects to see some more visitors and he wishes he could share the good food he is enjoying. He mentions the weather again and says he expects a lot of news when he returns home. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203695/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 23, 1895]
He is glad to hear she is having a good time. He advises her to take advice from Serena and to spend time with Solomon and Lila. He mentions that Henry is not doing well. He talks about the lack of rain. He mentions what John, Daisy, and Mrs. Priest have been doing. Old Uncle Aleck Buchly got married. Mr. Rose has the chills and Mr. Hill will teach next at the school. He is going to let her stay til Emmet's school closes and he hopes she will behave herself. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203702/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 26, 1895]
Henry is doing better. Mariah is sending a letter with more details. John sold two loads of corn. He mentions the dreary weather they have had and the state of the crops. They wells have been drying up, some people are digging farther for water. Her mother visited Mrs. Priest. Rucker writes about Henry's health and weather also. He mentions Alice's marriage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203701/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 29, 1895]
He mentions the improvement of Henry's health. He did some plowing and her mother helped him with the bushels. He talks about the weather. Her mother has eggs and butter to take to town. He says that the small pox is still bad. The cases in McKinney he feels are lies spread by Dr. Wiliy. He sold his cow and mentions the foods they have. He discusses on how she will get home. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203706/
[Letter from C. B. Moore to Mary Moore, September 16, 1898]
He received their letter just in time. He mentions that they have been well and he feels bad for imposing on them. He is very grateful because he feels better. He wrote Will and Linnet wrote Birdie. He mentions how much it is for them to stay there. He will send a paper to Doug. He went to the train depot looking for Texans. Linnet wants to go sight seeing, she went to Colorado Springs. He mentions that his family has been gone the whole time he is visiting. He met a couple of people from Texas at the depot and a man from Tennessee. He feels bad for their hardship. He comments on how Linnet is doing on the trip. He mentions how different the women are, they ride broncos and smoke. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203770/
[Letter from C. M. Rucker to Mother and All, September 4, 1893]
They received their letter in Paris, but they have been in Blossom for a while. They are at Nettie's Uncle's place and they are enjoying it. Ethel has been feeling better this summer. Lizzie has also been well. He hasn't heard from Solomon in a while. C. M.has been unwell and asks that they write to them in Blossom. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203688/
[Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1896]
Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore in which she discusses the William Boyd family. She says she met "Auntie" and was impressed. She says that she has never known anyone else that old. She says that Mollie Moore and family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico. She says she the fruit grown in Grand Junction, Colorado are the source of most of the funds in the valley. Camilla requests the last letter her father wrote the last day of his life that is in the possession of Charles Moore. She thanks Charles Moore for the family history he sent to her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203715/
[Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles Moore, October 19, 1896]
Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore in which she relates the health of her family; a trip up a mountain and its impact on the health of Tom; Will has a new camera; and her plans to join the camera club. Will is the secretary of the irrigation company. She is helping with the office work, which she enjoys. She plans to vote for William Jennings Bryan in the hopes of changing policies. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203718/
[Letter from Camille Wallace to Charles Moore, November 26, 1898]
Letter from Camille Wallace talking about her trip to Denver and Pueblo. She mentions that they have gone to many parties including a whist party and afternoon teas. They enjoyed reading Charles' letter that had been published in the McKinney Messenger. She reports that her sister Mollie and her family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico and have suffered from floods. Includes the envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203785/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore]
Letter fragment written by Charles B. Moore in which he said he had seen wagon load of pictures of "grand mountain scenery." He also states that he saw a Gila monster. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203789/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore and Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, January 24, 1899]
Letter from Charles B. Moore to his daughter Linnet expressing concern about her health. He also says that he plans to send her $50.00. Mr. Moore tells her about the progress on his fence. He announces that Sam Thornhill has died. He says the Willy Jones says "the soldiers were all taken to Austin to the inauguration." Both Charles and Mary Moore gave details about family and friends that they have seen or heard from. Charles Moore says that he has stopped drinking coffee and has returned to "good old healthy butter milk." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203795/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, August 11, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: updates on family and friends who are visiting town, community health news, a discussion about family friends going to the nation for grapes and to find a place to rent, a dialogue about Mr. Buckly's trip west, details about community gossip, news about their cow "Old Cora," and a discussion about last evening's plans. He closes the letter by stating that he is still tempted to buy the tickets to Colorado and for Linnet to let them know when to meet her at Melissa. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203765/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, January 5, 1898]
Letter from Charles Moore to Linnet Moore in which he lists all the people he has written letters to. He updates her on the activities of friends and family members. Mr. Moore is not happy with the raining weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203791/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, January 10, 1899]
Letter from Charles Moore to his daughter Linnet in which he give advice on returning a watch that is not working. He then advises Linnet on money and lets her know that she is welcome to request more if she needs it. Mr. Moore then writes about the rainy weather and states that all his water tanks are "beautifully supplied." He also updates her on the health of friends and neighbors and notes those that have died. He gives his opinion on educating African Americans. Otto Wettstein's ("The Liberal Jeweler")receipt of December 26, 1898 is included with the letter. It states that the $25.00 solid gold watch will be sent to Linnet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203792/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, January 23, 1899]
Letter from Charles Moore to Linnet Moore in which he says that he has left it up to the jeweler to pick out the best $25.00 watch for her. He updates her on the activities of family and friends. He also tells a story about a baby who was killed at the time of a train wreck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203794/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 27, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore updates Linnet on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about not receiving word from Linnet, details on receiving correspondence from Laura Jernigan and Jack, a weather update, community news, updates on going to the horse market, a discussion about Anderson who is much better after falling into John Chandler's well, additional community updates on friends and acquaintances, a discussion about hunting in the nation, a dialogue about receiving word that Walter Cox is dead, agricultural news, and details about a picnic above the bridges. Moore closes the letter by noting that Linnet should behave herself, have all the fun she can, and send word home often. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203762/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 28, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Charles informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about the cows breaking into Priest's field, agricultural updates, a dialogue about Charley Rutledge's boys who were badly injured (one was fatally injured), details about the day's agenda, community news, an update on the horse buyer who arrives by train, and a discussion about purchasing train tickets to Colorado. The envelope is included with this letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203763/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 29-30, 1898]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Linnet's card, an update about Anderson who fell down Chandler's well, a discussion about the Rutledge burial of one of their three sons, news about Jack Kelly's death, community news, agricultural updates, a dialogue about correspondences received, a discussion about harvest delays in Gallatin due to rain, details about purchasing train tickets to destinations in Colorado, and updates on the well-being of family members and their activities at present. In a brief letter, dated July 30, 1898, Moore discusses the family's milk cow "Old Cora," details community news, and notes that Linnet has received catalogs from Oak Cliff and Fort Worth. He tells her that he would like her to go to school this coming session, but he feels that their excursion to Colorado would provide her with more experience than attending a session. He details some places they will visit on their trip. He wishes she would write soon and send word for Betty and the family to write as well. he closes the letter by noting that he hears dishes rattling and will soon be eating breakfast. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203764/
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