[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 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 Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 26 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Moore, Henry S. July 20, 1861.

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Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 26 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war.

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861], ark:/67531/metapth203106

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  • July 20, 1861

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  • June 20, 1861 - July 20, 1861

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • Jan. 12, 2016, 4:18 p.m.

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Moore, Henry S. [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861], letter, July 20, 1861; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203322/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.