[Letter from S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill, May 8, 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 S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill. In this letter, Appling discusses the current news in her community. She details the goings-on and well-being of family members. She notes to Sally that she has rheumatism in her hands, making it difficult to write. Appling states that the garden is all planted and details which crops are successful or failing at present. She mentions that Henry is currently shearing sheep, updates Sally on community news and family health, and mentions they do not have much fruit this season. ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Appling, S. T. May 8, 1899.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill. In this letter, Appling discusses the current news in her community. She details the goings-on and well-being of family members. She notes to Sally that she has rheumatism in her hands, making it difficult to write. Appling states that the garden is all planted and details which crops are successful or failing at present. She mentions that Henry is currently shearing sheep, updates Sally on community news and family health, and mentions they do not have much fruit this season. She closes the letter by stating that the family should write to them as soon as they are able.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • May 8, 1899

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Appling, S. T. [Letter from S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill, May 8, 1899], letter, May 8, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203812/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.