[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 22, 1897]

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

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Charles informs Mary that he has sent her trunk key to Gallatin and there is no need to break it open. He notes that he has sent a telegram to Will letting Mary know about the key. He discusses the daily chores with her, the weather, and updates her on the goings-on at home since her departure. In his second letter, written in the early morning of October 22, Moore details the happenings ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 22 x 14 cm.

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Moore, Charles B. October 22, 1897.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Charles informs Mary that he has sent her trunk key to Gallatin and there is no need to break it open. He notes that he has sent a telegram to Will letting Mary know about the key. He discusses the daily chores with her, the weather, and updates her on the goings-on at home since her departure. In his second letter, written in the early morning of October 22, Moore details the happenings since Mary has left for Tennessee. He notes the weather conditions, mentions the chores that He and Linnet have performed, and states that the first night without Mary was lonesome. He details that both he an Linnet miss her very much. He discusses going to Melissa to send the key with the letter and to send a telegram to Will McGee. On this second letter, black threads remain where the key was attached to the paper.

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[4] p. ; 22 x 14 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • October 22, 1897

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Moore, Charles B. [Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 22, 1897], letter, October 22, 1897; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203731/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.