[Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles B. Moore, March 3, 1891]

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 R. L. Landers to Charles More in which Mr. Laners lists their mutual friends and reports on who is still living and who is deceased. He discusses his own family and their recent baby. He also writes about the scarcity of game "down on Sabina['s] old place." Mr. Landers served as the sheriff and later as a Justice of the Peace in Arkansas. He states that he wished he had joined Charles Moore in Texas. The weather, crop production and price, and sale of hogs and cattle are detailed.

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[8] p. ; 21h x 13w cm.

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Landers, R. L. March 3, 1893.

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Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles More in which Mr. Laners lists their mutual friends and reports on who is still living and who is deceased. He discusses his own family and their recent baby. He also writes about the scarcity of game "down on Sabina['s] old place." Mr. Landers served as the sheriff and later as a Justice of the Peace in Arkansas. He states that he wished he had joined Charles Moore in Texas. The weather, crop production and price, and sale of hogs and cattle are detailed.

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[8] p. ; 21h x 13w cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • March 3, 1893

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Landers, R. L. [Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles B. Moore, March 3, 1891], letter, March 3, 1893; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203679/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.