[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

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

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Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.

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[4] p. ; 32 x 41 cm., folded to 32 x 20 cm.

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Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A. December 3, 1865.

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Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.

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[4] p. ; 32 x 41 cm., folded to 32 x 20 cm.

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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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[Transcript of Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Transcript of a letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.

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  • December 3, 1865

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Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A. [Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865], letter, December 3, 1865; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221780/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.