[Letter from Sam E. Wanford to Charles B. Moore, November 29, 1883]

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 Sam Wanford saying he likes Selma California less than Modesto. Talks about visiting Yolo and how irrigation was a problem. He recommends that a cousin of his from Yolo would like to go to Texas and be a teacher. He highly recommends her and says he will accompany her to Texas if they think they can find a place for her. He says she is "a boss on music," but can also assist in teaching school or even pick cotton. He misses going to the dances at their house. Says he is well and hearty and up to ... continued below

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[6] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Wanford, Sam E. November 29, 1883.

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Letter from Sam Wanford saying he likes Selma California less than Modesto. Talks about visiting Yolo and how irrigation was a problem. He recommends that a cousin of his from Yolo would like to go to Texas and be a teacher. He highly recommends her and says he will accompany her to Texas if they think they can find a place for her. He says she is "a boss on music," but can also assist in teaching school or even pick cotton. He misses going to the dances at their house. Says he is well and hearty and up to 152. Includes original envelope.

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[6] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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  • November 29, 1883

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Wanford, Sam E. [Letter from Sam E. Wanford to Charles B. Moore, November 29, 1883], letter, November 29, 1883; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203535/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.