Texas Mining and Trade Journal, Volume 3, Number 11, Saturday, October 1, 1898

Texas Mining and Trade Journal, Volume 3, Number 11, Saturday, October 1, 1898

Date: October 1, 1898
Creator: Rose, John R.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Thurber, Texas which contains discussions of coal mining, local-interest stories, creative works, and various other commentaries.
Contributing Partner: Tarleton State University
[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

Date: October 21, 1898
Creator: Frear, James B.
Description: A brief letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout concerning legal matters. It appears there is trouble concerning the death of someone and an estate that had no will. James, an attorney, advises that John sue for his share having been used for a time before everything was sorted out. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John Patterson Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

Date: October 13, 1898
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon.
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[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to Linnet Moore, October 2, 1898]

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to Linnet Moore, October 2, 1898]

Date: October 2, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: She is glad to hear that Linnet is coming to visit. Linnet will share Lulu's room. She mentions what textbooks Linnet will need for school and how to get them. She asks for Linnet to write when she is leaving and when she expects to be at the depot. Lulu is anxious to see her.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 17, 1898]

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 17, 1898]

Date: October 17, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: She gives a timetable of where Linnet should be on her way to her house. She is anxious for Linnet to get a full years work and hopes to be moved into the new school in two weeks. She told Linnet to worry about clothes too much because they dress plainly and she will be among friends. She sends best wishes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Funeral Program for Cora Bell Henderson, November 25, 1992]

[Funeral Program for Cora Bell Henderson, November 25, 1992]

Date: November 25, 1992
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Cora Bell Henderson, born October 8, 1898. The funeral was held Wednesday, November 25, 1992 at Emmanuel AME Church. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Funeral Program for Jessie B. Johnson, February 23, 2002]

[Funeral Program for Jessie B. Johnson, February 23, 2002]

Date: February 23, 2002
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Jessie B. Johnson, born October 5, 1898 and died February 19, 2002. The funeral was held Saturday, February 23, 2002 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Terrence K. Hayes. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

Date: October 3, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: She is thankful that Mr. Moore trust them to send Linnet to spend the terms with them. She says that they will treat Linnet like a daughter. She says the cost would only be $50. She enjoyed going to Colorado in the summer and would like to go again. She talks about the weather and that farmers are almost done gathering cotton. She is concerned about the Texas problem with renters. She hopes they are revived by the time the letter gets there.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Neal Moore to C. B. Moore, October 11, 1898]

[Letter from Neal Moore to C. B. Moore, October 11, 1898]

Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Neal
Description: He was glad to receive a letter from Charles while he was in Colorado. Neal will try to explain what has happened since the last time he wrote. He writes about certain expenses that have thrown him and swear to never have it again. He has gotten some work in San Antonio and is staying with Will Firgh. He has come to the realization that he is not a city person and will eventually become a farmer. He asks Moore to keep an eye out for good land for him. He asks about a job as a farm hand, and mentions that his parents say there is no work in Dallas. He mentions that Minnie was in Boulder for a teachers' convention. He says his parents are doing well, but he and his brother are not. He thinks that his letter did not reach Charles or he did not receive Charles' answer. He says that since he is in the country he has no spare time and has made repairs to the house. He needs to do some planting and hopes to get some work in San Antonio to make more repairs. He would like to hear about Charles.
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