[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, March 12-20, 1899] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, March 12-20, 1899]
  • Series Title Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917


  • Author: Dalton, Lula
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Donor: White, Ruth Moore
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1899-03-12


  • English


  • Content Description: She is happy that they write each other everyday. She talks about what happened after dinner. Minnie had an old friend from school visit. She talked about her to her family and they are all happy to hear about Linnet's welfare. She always think of her. She saw Jim who acted like he hadn't heard from Linnet. Lorena saw Jett who also hadn't heard from Linnet. She talks about teaching and hearing a sermon. She received a letter from Melvin and Carter. She plans to see her in June. She talks about what she did Monday and the reason why she was unable to write Monday night. She had a weird dream Sunday night. She talks about the weather and hopes it will rain. She washed some clothes and did some reading. She went with Minnie to look at Mr. Darbis' flowers. Minnie received a letter from Linnet's father. She received a letter from Mr. Taylor who sent only Linnet love. She calls Linnet her adopted daughter and asks about the boys Linnet met. She heard about a letter from Linnet to Jim Cook. She sent a letter to Carter that she would not be going to Austin and that he needed to come home. She hasn't told anyone but Linnet and Lorena that she might plan to go and visit Linnet in September. She had a very lonely day Thursday. She writes about the articles that she is reading. Minnie received a letter from Kate Thomas. Carter came home and she went to a lecture with him. She then names off some new couples. She thought she had broken the door to the Judge's Office. She says that LInnet needs to respond to Jett, even if it is that she doesn't want to write him. She does not like Jim because he takes everyone away from her. She is concerned if he has gotten to Linnet. Carter went to the Falls and played baseball until a guy was hit and started seizing. Jim was rude after church and she tried to be nice. She decides the letter is long enough and plans to send it. She asks that Linnet write back soon.
  • Physical Description: 26 p. ; 22 x 13 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Keyword: letters
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901 -- Archives.
  • Named Person: McSween, Lola
  • Named Person: Cook, Jim
  • Named Person: Jones, Eba
  • Keyword: small pox
  • Named Person: Oliver, Fannie
  • Named Person: Thomas, Kate
  • Named Person: Dougherty, Fred
  • Named Person: Norton, Gus
  • Named Person: Lofton, Lorena
  • Named Person: Norton, Carrie
  • Named Person: Stevens, Hardie

Primary Source

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  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Start Date: 1899-03-12
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Burnet County - Burnet
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Collin County - Chambersville
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Williamson County - Georgetown
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
  • End Date: 1899-03-20


  • Name: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
    Code: CWADP


  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter


  • Text


  • OCLC: 39096548
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2075015
  • Call Number: HM. 70
  • Accession or Local Control No: CBM_2084-007-002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203801
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203801


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