[Transcript of Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
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[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
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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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[Letter from Charles Moore, March 1, 1864]

[Letter from Charles Moore, March 1, 1864]

Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles Moore to an unidentified person discussing 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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[Wedding announcement for Ida Barr and Edgar Morrisson Davis, November 8, 1898]

[Wedding announcement for Ida Barr and Edgar Morrisson Davis, November 8, 1898]

Date: November 8, 1898
Creator: Cross, Andrew Wilson & Cross, Mrs. Andrew Wilson
Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Ida Barr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wilson Cross, to Mr. Edgar Morrisson Davis. The wedding was to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 1898 in Jerseyville, Illinois.
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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 Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Barr, Mary A.
Description: Letter from Mary A. Barr talking about improvements made to her property and her livestock. Talks about her daughter Julia and her travels. Tells about a trip she took with the Odd Fellows to Denver Colorado, including stops in Kansas City, Topeka, and Hutchinson Kansas. She rode the train which included an entire car filled with California fruit that they could have. She also talks about family she visited in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes original envelope.
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[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]

Date: July 24, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901
Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore about local news and discussing politics. Charles discusses the war, the fall of Atlanta, and the death of Union General James McPherson. Portions of the letter have been omitted due to damage.
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[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

Date: May 25, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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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[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]

[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]

Date: June 26, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Description: Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore in which Josephus shares his harsh views about the South, some war news, local news. In addition, he notes that he has a large crop to harvest.
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