[Letter to Mary Moore and Friends,September 13, 1898]

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

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The letter mentions irrigation. The girls went to a show at the opera theater. Will's wife bed her head. She talks about being tired after walking. She mentions snow and she sent something to Texas. She saw 3 trains, but no Texans. She says that Linnet was being lazy and she tried to send off a letter. Linnet is going to wash their clothes. She talks about crops in Colorado and the different families she is related to. She visited a young apple orchard. She mentions the price of distilled water. She talks about food that they have enjoyed. She ... continued below

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[13] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 13, 1898.

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The letter mentions irrigation. The girls went to a show at the opera theater. Will's wife bed her head. She talks about being tired after walking. She mentions snow and she sent something to Texas. She saw 3 trains, but no Texans. She says that Linnet was being lazy and she tried to send off a letter. Linnet is going to wash their clothes. She talks about crops in Colorado and the different families she is related to. She visited a young apple orchard. She mentions the price of distilled water. She talks about food that they have enjoyed. She received a letter from Tom. They finally returned from their trip and she is sick.

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[13] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • September 13, 1898

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[Letter to Mary Moore and Friends,September 13, 1898], letter, September 13, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203769/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.