[Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, October 30, 1898]

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

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Letters from Charles B. and Mary Moore to their daughter Linnet while she is visiting friends and relatives. Ethel and Gertie came to see her not knowing she was gone. Gertie is having a candy breaking for her birthday. They discuss the cotton picking that has been happening and describe a cotton throwing spree among the Newman boys that called for injuries needing Dr. Hodges. Includes note written on small slip of paper talking about weather and a woman who will board with them.

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary October 30, 1898.

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Letters from Charles B. and Mary Moore to their daughter Linnet while she is visiting friends and relatives. Ethel and Gertie came to see her not knowing she was gone. Gertie is having a candy breaking for her birthday. They discuss the cotton picking that has been happening and describe a cotton throwing spree among the Newman boys that called for injuries needing Dr. Hodges. Includes note written on small slip of paper talking about weather and a woman who will board with them.

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[6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • October 30, 1898

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Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary. [Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, October 30, 1898], letter, October 30, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203778/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.