[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, Mary, and Linnet Moore , August 9, 1889]

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

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The author went to the post office in vain. She mentions Aunt Jill is unwell. She finally saw Davidsons comet. The author is also improving in archery. Tom Wilson was killed. He received the letter to Gross in Melissa and can't respond until the next day. Aunt Jill has gotten better. He gives some news from Kingston. He talks about the picnics in Melissa. He talks about opening an archery. He talks about work on a well.

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Moore, H. S. August 9, 1889.

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The author went to the post office in vain. She mentions Aunt Jill is unwell. She finally saw Davidsons comet. The author is also improving in archery. Tom Wilson was killed. He received the letter to Gross in Melissa and can't respond until the next day. Aunt Jill has gotten better. He gives some news from Kingston. He talks about the picnics in Melissa. He talks about opening an archery. He talks about work on a well.

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • August 9, 1889

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Moore, H. S. [Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, Mary, and Linnet Moore , August 9, 1889], letter, August 9, 1889; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203611/: accessed February 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.