[Letter from H. S. Moore, September 10, 1893]

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

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Priest is very sick and weak. They have had to watch him because he gets up at night. He then mentions the weather and the need for rain. Solomon returned and is looking at land to purchase. Solomon received a letter from Clarence, but it did not mention if he had a fever. Neal did not go to church, but instead went fishing. Brother Carr came again and gave him shorthand and theology. He is getting mixed messages on the shorthand. He then talks about theology. Neal is going to Melissa. He talks about working on a grain drill. He ... continued below

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12 p. ; 23 x 15 cm.

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Moore, H. S. September 10, 1893.

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Priest is very sick and weak. They have had to watch him because he gets up at night. He then mentions the weather and the need for rain. Solomon returned and is looking at land to purchase. Solomon received a letter from Clarence, but it did not mention if he had a fever. Neal did not go to church, but instead went fishing. Brother Carr came again and gave him shorthand and theology. He is getting mixed messages on the shorthand. He then talks about theology. Neal is going to Melissa. He talks about working on a grain drill. He mentions the weather again and the harvest flies. He talks about the peaches he has and inquires about their peach orchard. His California visitors have not made it to him yet and he wonders what is keeping them. He is expecting Lila, her baby, Aunt T and John or Neal to go with him to town. He talks about the crops and the most current condition of Priest.

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12 p. ; 23 x 15 cm.

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  • September 10, 1893

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  • September 10, 1893 - September 12, 1893

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Moore, H. S. [Letter from H. S. Moore, September 10, 1893], letter, September 10, 1893; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203691/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.