[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861]

One of 1,686 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, addressed as "Papa." He discusses the secession of Texas from the Union, slavery, crops, and a recent turkey hunting trip. The letter is torn in several places so that not all of it can be read. All that is visible of the sender's name is S. Moore.

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[4] p. ; 25 x 39 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Moore, Henry S. March 29, 1861.

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Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, addressed as "Papa." He discusses the secession of Texas from the Union, slavery, crops, and a recent turkey hunting trip. The letter is torn in several places so that not all of it can be read. All that is visible of the sender's name is S. Moore.

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[4] p. ; 25 x 39 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861]

Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, addressed as "Papa." He discusses the secession of Texas from the Union, slavery, crops, and a recent turkey hunting trip. The letter is torn in several places so that not all of it can be read. All that is visible of the sender's name is S. Moore.

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[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861], ark:/67531/metapth203101

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  • March 29, 1861

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Moore, Henry S. [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861], letter, March 29, 1861; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203316/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.