[Letters from J. Sabina Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 15-16, 1888]

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

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These letters are from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by J. Sabina Rucker to her brother, Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Sabina updates Charles on the Rucker family and details the country around her. She notes that while in the country she saw cowboys herding fifteen hundred cattle to New Mexico. The topic of this first letter moves to correspondences she had begun writing to Henry or Solomon. She discusses their travel and lodging plans and then closes the letter. Her brief, second letter was written on June 16, 1888. She discusses a house the family ... continued below

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[6] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Rucker, J. Sabina June 15, 1888.

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These letters are from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by J. Sabina Rucker to her brother, Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Sabina updates Charles on the Rucker family and details the country around her. She notes that while in the country she saw cowboys herding fifteen hundred cattle to New Mexico. The topic of this first letter moves to correspondences she had begun writing to Henry or Solomon. She discusses their travel and lodging plans and then closes the letter. Her brief, second letter was written on June 16, 1888. She discusses a house the family is looking at and notes that they saw a pack of dogs as they were coming into town. She details some news about a family friends and closes the letter because of the misting rain. The envelope is included with the letters.

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[6] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • June 15, 1888
  • June 16, 1888

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Rucker, J. Sabina. [Letters from J. Sabina Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 15-16, 1888], letter, June 15, 1888; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203594/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.