[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, January 20, 1907]

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 Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and family. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville,, TN. The news includes: a confirmation about receiving word on Abe Franklin's passing, an account of how Mr. Thornhill passed, an update on the health of family members, details about Mr. Thornhill's family who visited his grave, a discussion about Bertha and the school fund, a dialogue about Tom Jackson's health condition and his visit after he was better, details about how the family all helped to ... continued below

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[14] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Thornhill, Sally January 20, 1907.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and family. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville,, TN. The news includes: a confirmation about receiving word on Abe Franklin's passing, an account of how Mr. Thornhill passed, an update on the health of family members, details about Mr. Thornhill's family who visited his grave, a discussion about Bertha and the school fund, a dialogue about Tom Jackson's health condition and his visit after he was better, details about how the family all helped to clear debts or take care of Mr. Yhornhill, a discussion about the crops in Texas and in Tennessee, community agricultural news, and well-wishes for everyone's health and happiness. She closes the letter by sending love to all. Clipped obituaries of Bailey Love and Dr. J. N. Thornhill as well as the envelope are included with the letter.

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[14] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • January 20, 1907

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Thornhill, Sally. [Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, January 20, 1907], letter, January 20, 1907; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203967/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.