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- [Envelope from Mary A. Moore to Linnet Moore, May 21, 1895]
- Envelope for letter to Linnet Moore from her mother Mary A. Moore.
- [Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 23, 1895]
- He is glad to hear she is having a good time. He advises her to take advice from Serena and to spend time with Solomon and Lila. He mentions that Henry is not doing well. He talks about the lack of rain. He mentions what John, Daisy, and Mrs. Priest have been doing. Old Uncle Aleck Buchly got married. Mr. Rose has the chills and Mr. Hill will teach next at the school. He is going to let her stay til Emmet's school closes and he hopes she will behave herself.
- [Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]
- Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.
- [Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, August 8, 1881]
- He received Charles' letter and Clarence got a job moving Mr. Crowell to Delta County. They were going to go through Melissa and Ladonia, but couldn't. They went through White Rock, Devil's Race Track, Hogeye, and Commerce. After moving Mr. Crowell they visited Paris, Texas. Nelson Dalken and J.W. Broad are dead. He talks of how nice Paris square is. Then he went to Bonham and his acquaintance Maddsey is becoming rich from being a butcher. He mentions Dodd City and they were going to start for home, but Una wasn't feeling well. They returned home and he mentions that his cotton is damaged by the drought. The corn has also been effected by the drought. Sam Doss was killed by the sheriff of Bonham. He talks about camp meetings taking place on their route, the little rain they received. Sylvanns and Solomon killed some skunks and Aunt Ann has gotten better, George is not back from the Nation, and Harriets' folks are not well.
- [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]
- This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
- [Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]
- This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to the Moore family. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: confirmation that the Moore's letters were received, a dialogue about Lila and Solomon, a discussion about the new well, a weather update about the day's rain, details on how the rain halted Gross and Solomon's work on the grass, a dialogue about Gross picking up turnip seeds in Melissa, a discussion about exploring the property for water, details about Jones & Co., news about Charles' red heifer, a dialogue about Jupiter, updates on the family and on friends who have visited recently, news about Bessie and Cloyd, a discussion about Emmet's bow and arrows, news of the Webb-Moyer death, details on the pastures drying up, a discussion about the sanctificationists, a discussion the options of splicing a team with Will Dixon to meet an appointment in town, an a dialogue about a skunk. He closes this letter and begins on the seventh page with a letter dated September 4th. In this short second letter, Henry details the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a weather update, news about Lila's cow, calf, and filly, a discussion about the Moore's house and carpet, a dialogue about Sabina's dog Jacky, family news from Neal Moore, news from Lizzie Jernigan, community health updates, and additional family news. The envelope is included with the letter.
- [Letter from Linnet Moore to C. B. Moore, May 27, 1895]
- Linnet is with her cousin Nettie, she visited her cousin Serena. She was with her cousin Lila last week. She asks her cousin Maria about Elisha. She went on a trip to Kingston the other night. She asks how she is to get home.
- [Letter from Opal Drury to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet White, April 3, 1911]
- This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Opal Drury to Linnet White and Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Opal discusses that the family does not have any time to write due to the baby, notes that Clifford Chandler and the Harris children have the measles, and and mentions that they have a new carriage. Opal informs Moore and White of the successful crops in Greenville, and states that her mom has a successful endeavor raising chickens, hens, and partridges. She states that the baby is beginning to crawl and has one tooth. She also notes that she has "fell off so much," about 15 pounds or so and that they would no recognize her at all. She closes the letter by expressing her wish to see them this summer and hopes that they write soon. A name card for Dr. Benjamin Thomas White is included in the letter as well as an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White.
- [Letter Linnet Moore, March 26, 1896]
- Letter from Teddie to Linnet Moore in which the author notes that they have not kept up their correspondence well and wishes she would come and visit. She tells Linnet about the new Methodist minister named Miller and two of his children.
- [Letter to Charles and Mary Moore, May 27, 1895]
- She writes that she went with Maggie and Mr. Rucker to see Mrs. Lewis. Maggie went to see Linnet and brought Linnet home with her. She tells them the places Linnet has stayed in. They are enjoying having Linnet visit. She mentions that her health has improved. She was sorry to hear about Henry's illness. She was hoping they could come visit too.
- [Letter to Linnet White, April 3, 1911]
- This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter addressed to Cousin Linnet, a child write that she would love for Linnet to send a picture to her of Ruth. The child notes that she loves little Ruth, but that the baby has took her place. She details her mother's poultry endeavor and mentions that Chester says hello to Linnet.
- [Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 14-18, 1889]
- This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore and addressed to Charles, who was in Gallatin at the time. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: weather updates and how the rains have raised the water levels around the county, news about the Choctaw bridge, a dialogue about Gross mowing the yard and the sprouting of the cotton seed, a discussion concerning the Roland P.O. Box, details on a community funeral,news from Melissa, a dialogue concerning the debate that was had between Parson Conly and Moore, news on the cattle, and a discussion about family friends and their visits to Moore's place. Moore begins a second letter on September 15th on page five. In this letter, Henry continues to inform the Moore Family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: an update on the Rucker's and the Kendal's going-on, a dialogue about Pidy, news about the rabbit hunt, a weather update, a dialogue about astronomy, a discussion about Neal Moore's fine archery skills, community news concerning land, an update on the property's condition and crop news from around Collin County, a discussion about family friends and their goings-on, an update on Pidy's calf, a dialogue about the shooting match, news about the red heifer's cause of death, an additional weather update, and a discussion about family and their present goings-on. Moore continues his letter to the Moore family in two brief one page letters written on September 17th and September 18th. In these letters, Henry informs Moore of the weather and provides details for the daily goings-on in Collin County. Henry notes agricultural updates and news about cattle. He closes his letter on the tenth page of ...
- [Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]
- Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.