[Letter from from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, August 20, 1901]

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 Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he tells her of a murder in Whitesboro, Texas. He says that an African American was captured, confessed, and was burned at the stake. He says that he will send her the full account of the incident in the Dallas News. He says that he makes $60.00 a month and asks her if she thinks they can live on that salary.

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[10] p. ; 24 x 15 cm.

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White, Claude D. August 20, 1901.

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Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he tells her of a murder in Whitesboro, Texas. He says that an African American was captured, confessed, and was burned at the stake. He says that he will send her the full account of the incident in the Dallas News. He says that he makes $60.00 a month and asks her if she thinks they can live on that salary.

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[10] p. ; 24 x 15 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • August 20, 1901

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White, Claude D. [Letter from from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, August 20, 1901], letter, August 20, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203911/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.