[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore, September 9, 1884]

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

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She was glad to receive the letter from Charles. She has been lonesome since Jack left. Lizzie has spent time with the children. Jinni hasn't had any rain. She says that she is lonely and doesn't receive any letters, except from Charles and Carin Henry. Sam Henderson is going to visit Charles. She doesn't know what to write since no one visits her. Jackson has been gone for more than a day, she thinks he might be married. Mary and Laura are similar to herself. She believes that she has enough fruit for the winter. She asks that they write ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Jernigan, Laura September 17, 1884.

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She was glad to receive the letter from Charles. She has been lonesome since Jack left. Lizzie has spent time with the children. Jinni hasn't had any rain. She says that she is lonely and doesn't receive any letters, except from Charles and Carin Henry. Sam Henderson is going to visit Charles. She doesn't know what to write since no one visits her. Jackson has been gone for more than a day, she thinks he might be married. Mary and Laura are similar to herself. She believes that she has enough fruit for the winter. She asks that they write more and that she would answer her friends letters if they would write.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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  • September 17, 1884

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Jernigan, Laura. [Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore, September 9, 1884], letter, September 17, 1884; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203550/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.