[Letter from Carter Dalton Linnet Moore, April 8, 1900]

One of 1,681 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he confesses that he forgot to "check your trunk and have cussed myself over and over for so doing." He tells her about a dam that washed away killing nine men in Austin, Texas. He asks Linnet's advice on answering a letter from a woman. He wants to keep her as a friend, but not encourage her to think he wants more from the relationship. He say that he is thinking about going "to the Territory" next summer.

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Dalton, Carter April 8, 1900.

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Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he confesses that he forgot to "check your trunk and have cussed myself over and over for so doing." He tells her about a dam that washed away killing nine men in Austin, Texas. He asks Linnet's advice on answering a letter from a woman. He wants to keep her as a friend, but not encourage her to think he wants more from the relationship. He say that he is thinking about going "to the Territory" next summer.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. Altogether, these Civil War and Reconstruction-era papers include information about events in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. They reflect the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was generously funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • April 8, 1900

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Dalton, Carter. [Letter from Carter Dalton Linnet Moore, April 8, 1900], letter, April 8, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203856/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.