[Letter from John Mcarthy to Charles B. Moore, April 30, 1880]

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

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A personal letter from John McCarthy to his old friend Charles B. Moore. It congratulates Charles on the birth of his new daughter, and also notes an impending visit. A postal stamp on the front of the envelope reads: "Georgetown, TEX; 4 May" and one on the back reads "McKinney TEX.; May 4." The envelope is addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney Texas, and bears a handwritten note reading: "Dr. John McCarty; Received May; 1880."

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[3] p. : 1 envelope ; 25 x 20 cm.

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McCarthy, [John] April 30, 1880.

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A personal letter from John McCarthy to his old friend Charles B. Moore. It congratulates Charles on the birth of his new daughter, and also notes an impending visit. A postal stamp on the front of the envelope reads: "Georgetown, TEX; 4 May" and one on the back reads "McKinney TEX.; May 4." The envelope is addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney Texas, and bears a handwritten note reading: "Dr. John McCarty; Received May; 1880."

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[3] p. : 1 envelope ; 25 x 20 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • April 30, 1880

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  • April 30, 1880 - Unknown End Date

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2015, 2:17 p.m.

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McCarthy, [John]. [Letter from John Mcarthy to Charles B. Moore, April 30, 1880], letter, April 30, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203486/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.