[Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

One of 1,681 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.

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[4] p. ; 26 x 40 cm., folded to 26 x 20 cm.

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Nimmo, J. S. & Moore, Henry S. March 31, 1861.

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  • Nimmo, J. S.
  • Moore, Henry S. Henry Moore is the brother of Charles Moore and seems to have forwarded this letter to his brother on June 11, 1861.

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Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.

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[4] p. ; 26 x 40 cm., folded to 26 x 20 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. Altogether, these Civil War and Reconstruction-era papers include information about events in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. They reflect the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was generously funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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[Transcript of Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

Transcript of a letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.

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  • March 31, 1861

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  • March 1861 - June 11, 1861

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • Jan. 12, 2016, 4:34 p.m.

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Nimmo, J. S. & Moore, Henry S. [Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861], letter, March 31, 1861; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203317/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.