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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Grayson County, TX
 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Wedding announcement for Buena Vista Blassingame and Samuel G. Bryan, November 20, 1907]

[Wedding announcement for Buena Vista Blassingame and Samuel G. Bryan, November 20, 1907]

Date: November 20, 1907
Creator: Blassingame, Mrs. John D.
Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Buena Vista Blassingame, daughter of Mrs. John D. Blassingame, to Dr. Samuel G. Bryan. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, November 20, 1907, at 5 o'clock in Elmont, Texas. The newlywed couple would later take up residence in Van Alstyne, Texas.
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[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: Constant, Mrs. D. C.
Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
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[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 8, 1901]

[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 8, 1901]

Date: October 8, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Carter J.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Carter J. Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Dalton congratulates Linnet on her upcoming wedding. Her notes that his gift for her is a receipt for her past debts. Dalton details the latest news about friends, tells Moore about a sofa cushion he received, and mentions that he travels quite a bit with Jim Cooke so Jim can visit his girl, Minnie Lewis. As he closes the letter, he notes that she will make an ideal wife and asks where the couple will live.The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Cousin Charles and Mary Moore, December 9, 1883]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Cousin Charles and Mary Moore, December 9, 1883]

Date: December 9, 1883
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to cousin Charles discussing family news, and asking for them to come visit her on Saturday. Discusses her four children, including Jimmie and Austin, who loves to dance when she plays. Includes original envelope.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to H. Moore, March 5, 1888]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to H. Moore, March 5, 1888]

Date: March 5, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: She mentions that it is still raining and they can't do much work because of it. She is writing, but has nothing to say other than mentioning the weather. George Turner left and got as far as Cannon. George's wife was concerned he hadn't come home all day. The Colonel has sore eyes, but everyone else is doing fine. She has plenty of eggs and beef, but is running out of flour. One of her milk cows gave birth and the calf is doing well. She will be short on milk because of the calf. Phippen received the problems and is working on on them. She wants to play a trick on C.B. Moore about her twin calves. The Colonel was helping Phippen on the problems. Colonel asks a way to get the answers for the problems. Ben Shirley has been sick, thus neglecting his cattle. She tells him what has been happening to Old Man Smith. She talks about getting Jim new clothes. They might not have a school teacher for the spring. She has not heard about her relatives in Tennessee and can't wait to hear from him again.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, March 27. 1887

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, March 27. 1887

Date: March 27, 1887
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan discusses how well her garden is doing and talks about her children going to the new schoolhouse in Cannon. The family is boarding the teacher and they are getting along well. There is a new jail in town. The town has a new paper, the Educational Journal, and the debate and literary society recently debated the subject of how prohibition would benefit the state of Texas. Includes original envelope.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, September 26. 1887]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, September 26. 1887]

Date: September 26, 1887
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore talks about family news, and work that is done around their farm. Mentions how well some of the cousins and how much "flesh" they have gained. Apparently she doesn't like Texas. She says that even though Texas is, "a nasty filthy hateful" place it agrees with some. Includes original envelope.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White, February 4, 1907]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White, February 4, 1907]

Date: February 4, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White. In this letter, Laura informs Linnet of the goings-on in Van Alstyne, Texas. The news includes: a discussion about her family and their well-being, agricultural news and community news, and a dialogue about correspondences received. She closes the letter by sending love to all and notes that Linnet must vist her soon or she must visit Linnet soon.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, August 30, 1885]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, August 30, 1885]

Date: August 30, 1885
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, who was cousin to Charles. In her letter, Jernigan states that she has not kept up correspondence with Charles and Mary due to her daily chores, but also because she was ill for a month with a cough that wouldn't go away. She notes that she is ill again with a cold, though she has no cough this time. She updates Charles on family who have visited her and details that her and the children will be traveling to Sherman next week to visit the Wallace's if all goes according to plan. This trip to Sherman will be her first in seven years. Jernigan points out the the Moore family must be having a wonderful time in Gallatin, Tennessee. She expresses her happiness for Mary who was able to visit her family, but who was also able to see her home state. She fears that she will never see Tennessee again. She informs Charles of the rainy weather they have had and notes that even though the rain was much needed, the mud was certainly not. She states that she has received a letter from ...
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore, February 5, 1907]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore, February 5, 1907]

Date: February 5, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: health updates on her and her family, news about Parry coming home, a discussion about the crops and general agricultural news, community gossip, a dialogue about killing and hanging meat to cure, details about how many community members and kin in Tennessee are losing their meat due to the warm winter, and news about Walter Barron shooting Watts last week. She closes the letter by noting that one of her children will be down to visit with Mary soon and she hopes that Mary could visit her soon as well. She send her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
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