[Letter from Will McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, May 25, 1890]

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 Will McGee to his aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore in which he thanked them for sending him drafting instruments. He said that the crops were being damaged by having too much rain. He also commented on the people who were leaving for "the promised land." He said that the Farmers and Laborers Union were proposing a new mill be built in Gallatin because the current mill was "robs people of half of what they have."

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McGee, Willie May 25, 1890.

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Letter from Will McGee to his aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore in which he thanked them for sending him drafting instruments. He said that the crops were being damaged by having too much rain. He also commented on the people who were leaving for "the promised land." He said that the Farmers and Laborers Union were proposing a new mill be built in Gallatin because the current mill was "robs people of half of what they have."

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4p. ; 20h x 13w cm.

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  • May 25, 1890

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McGee, Willie. [Letter from Will McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, May 25, 1890], letter, May 25, 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203632/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.