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 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1890-1899
[Draft of letter, 1891]

[Draft of letter, 1891]

Date: 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
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[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

Date: April 19, 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
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[Letter fragment, c.1899]

[Letter fragment, c.1899]

Date: 1899~
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter fragment that describes a miniature windmill that can be sen in motion with warmed air.
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[Letter from A. E. Wallace to H. S. Moore, December 10, 1892 ]

[Letter from A. E. Wallace to H. S. Moore, December 10, 1892 ]

Date: December 10, 1892
Creator: Wallace, A. E.
Description: Letter from Abe Wallace to Henry Moore in which Abe asks to borrow $100.00 at 10% interest.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]

[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]

Date: November 18, 1892
Creator: Griffin, Alice; McGee, Birdie & Dodd, Matilda
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

Date: August 11, 1895
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]

Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

Date: June 29, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 31, 1891]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 31, 1891]

Date: May 31, 1891
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: 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.
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