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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Jersey County, IL
[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter 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.
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[Letter from J. C. Barr  to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

Date: March 24, 1882
Creator: Barr, J. C.
Description: He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.
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[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the ...
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

Date: July 7, 1850
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]

[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]

Date: July 22, 1889
Creator: Winham, Travis
Description: His health and the health of his wife and Lyke are well. Lyke and him went to go visit Lou Wallace. He also visited with Wallace's mother, Bet Wallace, Jimmy Wallace and one of Bet's sons. He met both of Dr. Bill Love's sons. He did not learn a lot about his relatives while there and so won't try to remember what he did. He was glad to hear that Moore and the rest of his family was doing so well. He then talks about his religious beliefs. He will try to visit with them when they come visit.
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

Date: March 13, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles has copied and forwarded a message from Captain C. C. Allen regarding the pervasive thievery in Izard County, Arkansas, and that Moore would do well not to return. He also discusses some local news, including further arrests of a gang of horse thieves.
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

Date: May 25, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, relating local and family news, as well as news about the continuing war. Charles gives a brief account of his conscription into the Confederate army and expresses a desire to never be caught by Confederates again. He gives some news on the various troop movements and battles.
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]

Date: March 6, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, discussing local and family news. There has been a rash of horse thieving in the area. A Union deserter, Captain Mortimer Scott, is among the twelve men captured.
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]

Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person. Charles discusses family matters and news. He also writes about the exemptions a person could have to get out of compulsory military service in the south: owning 600 cattle, owning 20 slaves, or being in the ministry. He mentions a Unionist friend who escaped service via the latter. He states that 42 men have been hanged for their Union sympathies.
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