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[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/
[Letter from W. M. Yandell to M. C. Fentress, October 29,1865]
Letter from W. M. Yandell to his aunt Maud Fentress, regarding why he is in Texas. He also mentions family news and his brother David's practice in Memphis. He also asks to come and visit Maud. He asks about Maud and her husband's health and how his cousin David Fentress is doing. The last page is an ad about Dr.David W. Fentress and his services and an ad to sell Fentress's land and animals. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160339/
[Letter from William McMahan to A.D. Kennard, March 7, 1862]
Letter from William McMahan to A.D. Kennard discussing salt, sugar and bacon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182767/
[Letter from W. Nason & Co., September 20, 1860]
Letter from W. Nason & Co's Office regarding a prize in exchange for influence on farms of Lattenies. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182760/
[A Thank You Letter]
A letter from "The Fourth Graders" to a Mr. Snapp for letting them visit his gin. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198943/
[Subscription Letter from Texas Farm and Ranch Publication Company]
A bill from the Texas Farm and Ranch Publication Company in Dallas, Texas for one year of subscription. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198795/
[Letter to the Captain, May 22, 1865]
Letter to the Captain from an unidentified officer of the Co. F. 1st NY Veterans Cavalry. The letter requests a "descriptive list" and a "clothing account" from the Captain, and outlines instructions for contacting the unidentified officer if he is in China. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186794/
[Letter to Linnet White, August 7, 1917]
Letter to Linnet White discussing business and recent news. It is signed "Dubbie." "L. B. Price Merc. Co." is printed at the bottom of the page. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Manitou, Colorado. The return address is P.O. Box 1096, Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 8, 1917. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204174/
[Typed Letter, August 8, 1917]
Typed letter dated August 8, 1917. It is addressed to "My Dear Kiddies," and it is signed "Your loving Dubbie." The letterhead belongs to The L. B. Price Mercantile Company in Fort Worth, Texas, Office of D. Van Gieson, Field Mgr. The letter discusses the recipient's trip to Colorado and the writer's upcoming trip. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204176/
[Letter to Linnet White, August 6, 1917]
Letter to Linnet White, addressed as "My dear Dubbie," discussing Linnet's health, and the writer's plans to meet her in the following week. It is signed "Lovingly, Dubbie." "L. B. Price Merc. Co." is printed on the back of the paper. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver. Denver has been crossed out, and Manitou was written underneath. The return address is P.O. Box 1096, Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 6, 1917. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204173/
[Letter to Mary Moore, circa 1909]
Letter fragment of two pages in which the author talks about hogs, picking cotton, mules and a wagon. The letter does not give details on who wrote it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204029/
[Letter from W. H. McGee to Mary Ann Moore, September 18, 1909]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by W. H. McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McGee informs Moore of the goings-on in Sumner County. The news includes: an update on the dry and windy weather which has caused much mess in the home with dust flying everywhere, agricultural news on what has been planted and what is successful at present, a discussion about a dinner McGee and his family had with Alice and Frank Griffin, a dialogue about McGee's son who is growing quickly and is now crawling, details about Aunt Bettie's health, an aside about the rural route which will bring mail to his home, and a discussion about Cousin Lou. McGee closes the letter by stating that he will write soon and more often to Mary Ann Moore. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204023/
[Letter to Linnet White, April 3, 1911]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter addressed to Cousin Linnet, a child write that she would love for Linnet to send a picture to her of Ruth. The child notes that she loves little Ruth, but that the baby has took her place. She details her mother's poultry endeavor and mentions that Chester says hello to Linnet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204058/
[Typed Letter, August 9, 1917]
Typed letter dated August 9, 1917 discussing the writer's upcoming trip. The letter head belongs to L. B. Price Mercantile Company. The letter is addressed to "My dear Kiddies," and it is signed "Your loving Dubbie." There is a handwritten note on the back that says "Miss Isabel Baudy 567 Parsons - or Manitou G. D. - [Shringham] Cottage." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204177/
[Typed Letter, August 10, 1917]
Typed letter dated August 10, 1917. It is addressed to "My dear Kiddies" and signed "Lovingly Dubbie," and it discusses plans for the writer's upcoming trip to Pueblo and recent news from friends. There is a note written in pencil on the back which says "Colorado letters Aug 1917." The letter mentions that a friend, Mrs. Banard, was "wanting to know how you and Ruthe were," which suggests that the letter is probably from Claude D. White to his wife and daughter, Linnet and Ruth, who have been traveling in Colorado around this time, according to other letters in the collection. There is a letterhead that says "The L.B. Price Mercantile Company Price Building Forth Worth, Tex." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204178/
Letter to Mary Jones, 21 July 1879
Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2375/
Letter to Colonel Allen, 15 October 1859
Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2372/
Letter to Mary Jones, 13 July 1879
Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2371/
Letter to Cromwell Jones, 25 February 1870
Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2377/
Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 1887
Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2378/
Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859
Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2374/
Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 28 March 1889
Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2379/
Letter to Mary Jones, 10 February 1870
Letter from Josephine Whiteside to the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2376/
[Letter from Ziza Moore and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, July 18, 1864]
Letter from Ziza and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding local and family news, running off horse thieves, and Josephus' thoughts that a country wherein African Americans can own real estate is better than one constantly at war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207644/
[Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]
Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, discussing a local drought. Hays is setting up a homestead outside of Howell County, Missouri. Milling has suffered due to low water levels from the drought. He finishes by speaking of wars in Europe and of the city of St. Louis, Missouri. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207661/
[Two Letters to Elvira Moore]
First letter to Elvira Moore is from Mary A. Little regarding Little's current health and time in Paris, Texas. Second letter to Elvira Moore is from Charles B. Moore concerning Little's housing and family. Charles also wrote about how his current job was going and future job prospects. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207597/
[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]
Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207687/
[Letter from W. J. McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and Claude D. and Linnet White, November 1907]
Letter from W. J. McKinley to Mary Ann Moore (addressed as Aunt Mollie) and Claude D. and Linnet White discussing the problems with the economy, his business, Birdie, farming, and the house that he intends to build. He closes by wishing Mary and her family a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year. He drew a diagram of the house he wants to build at the top of page five. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in McKinney, Texas and postmarked Gallatin, Tennessee. Part of the date is torn away, but it may be November 24, 1907. There is a postmark for McKinney, Texas on November 27, 1907 on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203985/
[Letter from W. J. McKinley to Friends, September 12, 1907]
Letter from W. J. McKinley to Friends. He says he doesn't care for writing, but would talk your ear off. He is doing well with his job and expects a raise. He talks about his crops. He is going to buy a sow and then sell her in the fall. After that he wants to go visit them. Mr. Lawrence visited and he wishes they lived closer. He hopes next year will be better for them. He talks about all of their cats. There was an oil leak at the depot. The next litter he has, he is going to send Claude a puppy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203982/
[Partial Letter from Sally Thornhill, 1907]
Partial letter written by Sally Thornhill in 1907 to an unknown recipient. On this page of the letter, she states that she will send a send a death notice clipped from a January 18, 1907 newspaper from Robertson County and she discusses the recent weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203988/
[Letter from Willie, Alice, and Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, December 31, 1882]
Letter written by Willie, Alice, and Dinkie McGee to "Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charlie." They all discuss Christmas and the turkey, corn, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, custard and dew berries they had to eat. They all say thank you for the gifts they received. Willie talks about his kite, Alice talks about the candy, raisins, and oranges they got for Christmas, and Dinkie talks about Birdie's adventures with "old Chris." Includes envelope from original letter addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore. Note says it was received on November 4, 1883. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203525/
[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker, February 1962]
Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker discussing the recent weather, his health, the war and the difficulties caused by the blockade, and other local news. He also includes and excerpt from a recent letter from Josephus. The letter was started on February 9th and finished on the 11th. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203339/
[Letters from Bettie Franklin, Matilda Dodd, and William Dodd to Mary Moore, March 11, 1876]
A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin tells Moore about the birth of her son. She tells Moore that she has not yet named the child and asks Moore to suggest a name. Dodd and Franklin both discuss the weather and the state of the farm. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. In a separate letter from Moore's father, William Dodd, William talks about the weather and the state of the family and the farm. He tells Moore that he will send her care money soon. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked March 13 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Mckinney, Collin County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203414/
[Letter from Travis Winham, February 16, 1875]
A personal letter from Travis Winham to Charles B. Moore covering the following topics: Wiham's daily schedule, Winham's recent trip to to visit family, Winham's local family in Nashiville, marriage advice, and politics. The envelope has a postal stamp saying "Nashiville, Tenn; Feb 24" and a handwritten note reading "Travis Winham; Received March 1st; 1875." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203394/
[Letter from to Mary Moore, September 13, 1904]
Letter to Mary Moore in which the author wishes the could visit. She says the goldenrod is blooming. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203945/
[Letters from William McKinely and Birdie McGee to Claude and Linnet Moore White, March 30, 1904]
Letter from Will McKinley to Claude and Linnet Moore White in which the author says that he misses Texas and intends to come back. He describes the illness and death of his mother. He also thanks Claude White for his kindness to Birdie McGee. Birdie writes that she has visited the Shaw's garden, which she said had received 27,00 visitors the day she visited. She gives a description of the exhibit and buildings. She is afraid that they have made a bad move. Both she and Will liked the Dallas area better. Will thinks it would be better to move and live with "father and aunt Ellen." She regrets that she sold so many of her belongings before the move. She said that she experienced a "real winter" while she was in St. Louis. She says she will send a picture of Mattie. Vada Dobbins married Mr. Parker and started for Texas. She became ill in Memphis and died in a few hours. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203942/
[Letter from Will McGee to Mary Moore, February 26, 1906]
Letter from Will McGee to his Aunt Mary Moore. He says that he has wanted to write earlier, but has not had time. He can only write at night. He mentions that he is working for J. N. R. R., although it is not regular work. There are plans to put a new depot in Hendersonville. He enjoys the railroad work. He made a place to put his tools and was promoted to inside work. He then got into a spat with one of the bosses. He mentions that Henry is getting into the pills and almost had a serious accident. Henry has gotten bigger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203947/
[Letter to Mrs. Moore, January 31, 1904]
Letter to Mrs. Moore that informs her that $202.00 was deposited into her account on January 30, 1904. $32.00 was deposited on December 16, 1903. A request is made for a registered letter that acknowledges the deposits. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203940/
[Letter to Linnet Moore, August 17, 1900]
Letter for Linnet Moore. She was so glad to hear from Linnet and is sorry that Linnet is worried. Her cousin Minnie went to the City of Mexico to teach English and Literature. Miss Dove came back from her visit in Lampasas. She mentions Sallie and Mr. Easterling also. She then talks about her health. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203867/
[Letter from Wilda Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 22, 1898]
Letter from Wilda D. Wallace to Charles Moore talking about her enjoyment at working with her husband at his law office, the beauty of Colorado in the Fall, recent forest fires, a prohibition candidate they are supporting, and the debate of gold vs. silver. Includes the original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203777/
[Letters from Frank and Alice Griffin to the Moore family, September 24-26, 1894]
These are letters from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first two are written by Alice Griffin, who was Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee's daughter and niece and cousin to members of the Moore family. An additional letter is written by Frank M. Griffin, Alice's husband. In Alice's letter, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: an update on family members health, news about the weather, a discussion about Matilda Dodd, a dialogue about pickling and preserving, a dialogue about Bailey Love, details about deaths in the community and general community news, a discussion about Bessie, Mattie, Birdie, and Hattie Love, an update on the dress she is making for Matilda, details about Pete who is helping Matilda, and news of Bettie and Matilda's visit. In Alice's second letter, she details Matilda's and Bettie's visit, discusses news about family and friends, mentions her garden and box flowers,and writes about a dress she is having made and a dress she is making for Birdie. She notes that she wishes they could visit her next year. A visit from her does not seem possible she mentions, due to financial reasons. She closes the letter by wishing the Moore family would write soon and she promises to write more often. In Frank's letter, he updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Gallatin from his perspective. The news in his letter includes: news about his livestock, an update on the weather, a discussion about the sewing machine ordered for Alice, a dialogue about the crops, details about weaning a colt and purchasing a mule, news about the demand for jersey cows, a discussion about Alice losing her poultry and turkeys to limber neck or break neck, a dialogue about making money from butter and the jersey cow they traded for, and details about his hogs. He closes the letter and notes that while in town to mail the letter the sewing machine has come in. The envelope is included with the letters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203699/
[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, January 13, 1878]
They haven't seen anyone in two weeks, Dinky has been very busy. There have been many parties and dinners. It started raining Monday, they are now enjoying some good weather. Their New Year's Day was beautiful then it got really cold and then it snowed 4 inches the third day. Someone promised to grind the hog meat they had killed, but did not show up because he was sick. Mr. Roddy died before Christmas and Miss Ev is not expected to live much longer. He tells her to write her mother. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203449/
[Letter from William Dodd, October 7, 1877]
A personal letter from William Dodd to Charles B. Moore, that includes a recipe for ketchup. Envelope has a postal stamp reading "Gallatin, Tenn; Oct 8" and a handwritten note reading "1988." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203446/
[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, November 30 - December 2, 1897]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the goings-on in Collin County since Mary's departure to Tennessee. He details community news and the health of friends, daily chores, weather updates, and a discussion about leading the calves to water. At the end of this letter, he notes that bright has paid him five dollars in interest and tell Mary the most current temperature reading. In the letter dated December 1-2, 1897, Moore informs Mary Ann of the goings-on in Collin County. He details Linnet's and his daily chores and discusses community news with Mary. He notes that he is sending the Paris, Texas paper to Will McGee. He writes a brief letter to Will which discusses the paper and the reason he is sending it to him. After the message to Will, he notes that they have stripped the walnut trees and it looks like rain out. He closes the letter by noting the time and temperature. Moore begins a letter at the bottom of this page which is dated December 2, 1897. He updates Mary on the weather, details that he has not called the household up for the day, and notes the daily chores. He discusses the clock with Mary Ann and that Mr. and Mrs Priest are supplying them with bones and sausages. He mentions that when it is time to kill their hogs the favor will be returned to the Priest family. He closes this letter by stating that he will try to get the letter to the post soon. The envelope is included with this letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203732/
[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 26-27, 1897]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter,Moore informs Mary of the goings- on since she has departed for Gallatin, Tennessee. He discusses the number of correspondences he has sent to Mary Ann, weather, the daily chores, community news about friends, updates about the milk cows going to pasture, and the amount of milk the cows are producing since going to pasture. Moore details the daily happenings for Mary Ann and notes that the new carpet was installed by Linnet and Jo in the front room. He discusses the loads of lumber collected for the day details the rainy weather, and notes that Abigail and her calves are well. Moore continues to mention the day's events for Mary Ann. In the latter part of the letter dated October 26, 1897, Moore states that they have yet to receive word from Mary Ann and will travel to Melissa to send a telegram if no correspondence is received by tomorrow morning. He discusses the rain and its affect on the crops in the community including their wheat crop. He ends this letter by noting that the rain will help their stock tanks to reach capacity. Moore begins a new letter on the back of the fourth page which is dated October 27, 1897. In this letter, Moore discusses the weather, daily chores, updates on the crops, and community news. He states that they have not received word from Mary Ann and mentions new updates on friends. he closes the letter by noting that he is on his way to the post office to mail the letters. On the first page, Moore has noted in pencil that he received a letter and a card from Mary Ann when he arrived at the post office. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203733/
[Letters from Bessie Franklin and Bettie Franklin to the Moore family, January 20-22, 1901]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Bessie Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Franklin informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN during the Christmas holidays. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving the Moore's latest correspondence, updates about school, a discussion about family member's health status at present, details about the events they attended for the holidays, and a discussion about who attended the dinner they went to and the food they had, news about Bright's health, a dialogue about correspondences received from kin, details about the poultry show, community health updates about grip and colds, gossip about Broadie Webb, and a dialogue about presents received during the Christmas celebrations. She closes the letter by noting that the Moore family must write her soon and she hopes that this letter finds them all well. In Bettie's letter, dated January 22, 1901, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN from her perspective. She details when Bessie and Mattie are going to school, notes that the grip is around, and mentions agricultural chores. She discusses going to listen to a preacher, notes the travel plans of kin, and updates the Moore family on the health of family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family must write to her soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203888/
[Letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore and Matilda Dodd, January 15, 1877]
A letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 14, 1877. Mary Moore's mother, Matilda, is presumably visiting her in Texas. In the letter, William and Bettie talk about the warm and wet weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. Bettie tells Mary and her mother that her son, Quincy, is teething. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 15 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203426/
[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, December 23, 1860]
Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing whether or not he will move to Texas, the probability that South Carolina and several other southern states will soon secede from the Union, farming, and news of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203309/
[Letter from Will McGee to Mary Moore, May 17, 1903]
Letter from Will McGee to his Aunt Mary Moore telling of what is growing on the farm, various family news, details of his new baby, Henry, and mentions Sallie Love has gone crazy and is in the asylum in Nashville. Includes an envelope from a letter written in October to Linnet Moore Whyte. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203935/
[Letter to Mrs. Linnet White from her friend Bain, November 30, 1901]
Letter to Linnet Moore White in which the author offers condolences to her on the death of her father, Charles B. Moore. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203930/
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