[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 20-23, 1899]

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 Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. The letter begins on Monday night February 20, 1899 and continue until Lula's last letter which was written on Thursday night February 23, 1899. She also has written a brief letter on Friday before she has mailed the letter. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. Lula expresses her sincere longing for Linnet who has left home to go on a trip to Colorado with her father, Charles B. Moore. She updates Linnet on the latest ... continued below

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[21] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Dalton, Lula February 20, 1899.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. The letter begins on Monday night February 20, 1899 and continue until Lula's last letter which was written on Thursday night February 23, 1899. She also has written a brief letter on Friday before she has mailed the letter. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. Lula expresses her sincere longing for Linnet who has left home to go on a trip to Colorado with her father, Charles B. Moore. She updates Linnet on the latest news which includes daily events, friends who are planning trips,details about her own trip to Llano, a dialogue about a green waist she is making, and a discussion about possibly accompanying Aunt Mattie to Colorado to meet Linnet. She notes that she understands why Linnet was so ill with headaches and pains because she has slept on Linnet's side of the bed when the latest "norther" passed through Burnet and the draft made it impossible to sleep comfortably. She mentioned that she had to build the first fire since Linnet's departure. The envelope is included with the letter.

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[21] p. ; 20 x 13 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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  • February 20, 1899
  • February 21, 1899
  • February 22, 1899
  • February 23, 1899

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Dalton, Lula. [Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 20-23, 1899], letter, February 20, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203799/: accessed February 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.