[Letter to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, February 12, 1909]

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 a woman names Etha and is addressed to the White's and Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Etha informs the White's and Moore of the goings-on in her community in McKinney, TX. The news includes: a dialogue about Ruth White Moore and about Etha's baby, details about the weather, new about community members who own an "auto" and Etha possibly buying one, an aside mentioning the prevalence of la grippe in her area, a discussion about Morris and Harry's reading ability, news about the Rucker and ... continued below

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[16] p. ; 23 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 12, 1909.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by a woman names Etha and is addressed to the White's and Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Etha informs the White's and Moore of the goings-on in her community in McKinney, TX. The news includes: a dialogue about Ruth White Moore and about Etha's baby, details about the weather, new about community members who own an "auto" and Etha possibly buying one, an aside mentioning the prevalence of la grippe in her area, a discussion about Morris and Harry's reading ability, news about the Rucker and Kendal families as well as friends in the community, agricultural updates on crops, a dialogue about Opal,and a discussion about poultry. She closes the letter by noting that Mary Ann and Linnet should write her soon. The envelope is included with the letter.

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[16] p. ; 23 x 14 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • February 12, 1909

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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[Letter to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, February 12, 1909], letter, February 12, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204004/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.