[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893]
  • Series Title Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917

Creator

  • Author: Moore, Henry S.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: White, Ruth Moore
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1893-08-19

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore in which he jokes about starvation and then lists the food he has available to eat. He was writing the Moore family while they were visiting family in Gallatin, Tennessee. Henry writesthat he has heard that there are more buggies than hogs in Texas. He discusses the financial crisis of 1893. He also talks about farming, harvesting cotton, and canning peaches. He is interested and would like to see a six inch telescope that the "College at Whitewright" (Grayson College) is said to have. He gives details on a picnic, trips he took, the weather, and his views on politics.
  • Physical Description: 16p. ; 23h x 15w cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Keyword: letters
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901 -- Archives.
  • Named Person: Moore, Charles
  • Named Person: Moore, Mary
  • Named Person: Moore, Linnet
  • Keyword: shorthand
  • Keyword: Gallatin, Tennessee
  • Keyword: popcorn
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Swine
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Potatoes
  • Keyword: buggy
  • Keyword: financial crisis
  • Keyword: gold
  • Keyword: free silver
  • Keyword: picnic
  • Keyword: Van Alstyne, Texas
  • Named Person: Straiho, Professor
  • Keyword: currency
  • Wilson, Andrew
  • Keyword: canning
  • Keyword: peaches
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Cotton
  • Keyword: Dallas News
  • Keyword: newspaper
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Wheat
  • Named Person: Kemp, E. J.
  • Keyword: Grayson College
  • Keyword: Whitewright, Texas
  • Keyword: telescope
  • Named Person: Muse, Jim
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - County Courthouses
  • Named Person: Emmet, John
  • Named Person: Caraway, Pat
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Horses
  • Keyword: McKinney, Texas
  • Named Person: Neal , Maria
  • Named Person: Moore, Sabina
  • Agriculture - Farm Equipment - Plows

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1893~
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Collin County - Melissa

Collection

  • Name: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
    Code: CWADP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 39096548
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2075015
  • Call Number: HM. 70
  • Accession or Local Control No: CBM_2083-002-006
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203684

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS