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 County: Grayson County, TX
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]

Date: May 12, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. In this letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in Van Alystne, TX. The news includes: a discussion about how the recent storms have affected her community and the communities around her, a dialogue about Claud marrying and how she hasn't visited since January, details about how she feels about the situation with Claud, a discussion about commencement and the possibility of Mary visiting, an aside about Belle coming down with the chills and how hard it is to get her to take medicine, details about the commencement program, and updates about family members and their plans for commencement. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, September 8, 1907]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, September 8, 1907]

Date: September 8, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. She had written them and not received a letter until after she left on her first trip. Then when she returned she went on another trip and hasn't had time to respond. She gives some news about Jim. Jim and them went to the lake. She talks about the fruit and crops that were there. She talks about the weather. She talks about her garden and the vegetables that are in it. She hasn't heard from anyone in Tennessee in a long time. Her father went to Austin and passed through Waco, but was on a round trip so couldn't visit. She says she is still waiting for Linnet and Claude to come visit them.
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[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann Moore and Birdie McGee, January 23, 1902]

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann Moore and Birdie McGee, January 23, 1902]

Date: January 23, 1902
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Description: This document is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Ann Moore, and to her cousin Birdie McGee. In the letter, Linnet details the happenings in her life since her last letter to her mother and they include: receiving her mother's most recent letter and photographs; detailing the rainy weather in Denison; and noting that she and Mrs. P went to church on Sunday morning, then for a walk on Sunday afternoon in the country. She describes the city people and how all they want to do is put on their best and gallivant up and down Main street on Sunday. Linnet details her visit to cousin Walter, mentions a real estate prospect that may have her and Claude moving in the future, and remarks on how windy it is which has made her embroidery and table pieces dirty rom hanging to dry on the line. She notes that she and Claude are planning a visit to Mr. White's home and will be there visiting for two weeks, if all goes well. She remarks on how lovely it is for her mother to have gotten a new dress and ...
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[Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, November 9, 1898]

[Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, November 9, 1898]

Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary
Description: Letter from Charles and Mary Moore to their daughter Linnet while she is away at school. They talk about a day trip they went on with Mr. and Mrs. Priest and their children. They went in the buggy and had a picnic near Van Alstyne of chicken, biscuit, pickles, custard, light bread and butter, and sweet potato custard. Charles brought some horses to town to sell, but only sold Bob. They hope she is feeling better and has her machinery back in working order. The Democratic candidate for governor looks like a whiskey bloat.
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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 T. V. Munson to Charles B. Moore, December 5, 1898]

[Letter from T. V. Munson to Charles B. Moore, December 5, 1898]

Date: December 5, 1898
Creator: Munson, T. V.
Description: Letter from T. V. Munson of T. V. Munson & Son's Denison Nurseries to Charles Moore stating that any time of clear weather from time of letter until March 15th is good for planting. He states the studies of polmology (apple cultivation) and theology are in the decline. Theology is destined to decay as men and women are allowed to do their own reading and thinking. Includes envelope which was used as scratch paper and has the names Lena Thompson and Gertie Woods on the back.
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[Letter from Walter Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1901]

[Letter from Walter Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1901]

Date: October 31, 1901
Creator: Wallace, Walter
Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Walter Wallace. The letter details the family lineage of Moore's grandmother, Elizabeth Wallace Lanius. It notes family members and the places of death. Wallace furthers that a remaining family member, Uncle James, is in bad health. In the letter's closing, he mentions that Moore's daughter and her husband will visit him and his family. He states that they will do what they can to make her visit a pleasnat one. He also urges Moore to visit and mentions that his home is always open to C.B. The letter is dated October 31, 1901. It was written Denison, TX.
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[Man Riding Phinney]

[Man Riding Phinney]

Date: unknown
Creator: Shugart, Don
Description: Photograph of a man riding a horse (Phinney) in a dirt field at Kyle Ranch in Whitesboro, TX. A tree line is visible in the background.
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[McQuay Stables, Tioga, Texas]

[McQuay Stables, Tioga, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Shugart, Don
Description: Photograph of a group five of horses in a grassy area. White pipe fences and a metal building are visible in the background. Tim McQuay is cited, this photo was likely taken at McQuay Stables.
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[News Clip: Tree-Watering Device, Student Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes, News Briefs -- Patty, Pumpers Won't Drink Dallas Tap Water, Sonny Evans, Democrats, Gorilla]

[News Clip: Tree-Watering Device, Student Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes, News Briefs -- Patty, Pumpers Won't Drink Dallas Tap Water, Sonny Evans, Democrats, Gorilla]

Date: September 7, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a homemade tree-saving device, created by Fort Worth police detective T. M. Wood; Captain Charles Walker, a student pilot from Perrin Air Force Base, who crashed his T-33 jet training plane and died; the brief appearance of singer Patty Page in Dallas, Texas, en route to marry movie director Charles O'Curran; the salty drinking water in Dallas, which comes from the Red River; the arrest of teenager Sonny Evans, who was found in a car near the scene of a tavern where somebody had torn off the back screen, supposedly in a burglary effort; disagreements between conservative democrats and liberal democrats in Fort Worth; and the arrival of a 16-pound baby girl gorilla, from New York, at Forest Park Zoo in Fort Worth, Texas.
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