The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 59 Matching Results

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[Check from Levi Perryman to A.D Lunn, October 18, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to A.D Lunn for $176.50. The check is from First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by A.D Lunn, and there are 3 stamps on the check. The first is from Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Nocona, Texas; the second is from American Exchange National Bank in Dallas, Texas; and the last one is a stamp that says "Paid" from the Citizens National bank in Saint Jo, Texas.
Date: October 28, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
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[Interrogatories Regarding Quality and Damages to Ordnances Stores, March 28, 1864]

Description: Interrogatories from the Ordnance Office in regard to the quality and damages to ordnance stores. This is to judge the value or efficiency of the ordnance, arms, accoutrements, ammunition, and equipments furnished to the Army. Damages will be paid by the soldiers whose care the equipment was in, only if damages were through negligence or abuse.Commanding Officers will make reports stating damages and noting negligence or abuse and naming the officer the said damages were occasioned. Three forms were made by the War Department for such reports. Failing to return these forms will result in a request by the Adjutant General of the Army to stop the pay of all officers so delinquent.
Date: March 28, 1864
Creator: Ramsay, George D.
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[Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 23, 1890]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates her aunt and uncle on family health and activities. She discussed the warm weather and heavy rain. She writes to Linnet that she visited Hobdy's Institute to see the exhibition. She also said that she thought Linnet's red stripped dress was pretty. She then asked for updates on family and friends from Linnet. At the end of the letter she says that she sent a "piece [of]Grandma's Mother Hubbard."
Date: June 28, 1890
Creator: McGee, Alice
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[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]

Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 28, 1876. Mary's mother, Matilda, is visiting her in Texas. In the letter, Bettie talks about the warm and clear weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. She mentions that there have been several weddings, including that of Laura Wallace and Frank Dorris. In closing, Bettie says that many neighbors' dogs have gone mad - she fears that hers will also go mad. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: January 28, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, September 28, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White. In this letter, Birdie discusses having Minnie stay at her house and how wonderful it was to have her around all the time, details about Minnie's new position teaching at a city school in Tullahoma, TN, and notes that her an Minnie went to the fair. McGee reminiscences about going to the Dallas Fair and mentions that they saw many fine domestic animals there and had a wonderful time, but she often though of Linnet and Mary Ann while she was there. She mentions that the weather is getting cooler and her vegetable garden has dried up. She notes that their corn crop was good this year and that they still have chickens, two hogs and a sow. She informs Mary Ann on the most recent news about family. She details that the house they plan to build will be up by December and will send the plans. She asks Claude to write to them and inquires about his kin. She asks Linnet if she has begun her fall sewing yet and notes the projects she plans on sewing. She notes some household chores that she had gotten don the day she wrote the letter. Birdie closes by stating that Linnet, Mary Ann, and Claude should write her soon. She includes the floor plans with the letter.
Date: September 28, 1909
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore, February 28, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her Aunt Mollie [Mary] giving family news. Uncle Abe Franklin is very ill He wore himself down riding more than 20 miles in one day to go get a new horse and took sick. Talks of Uncle Tobe's death. From what they can tell, he starved himself to death after he lost all his money. Includes letter dated February 11, 1906 from Gallatin, Tennessee addressed to Aunt Molly, with no author listed. He talks of Uncle Tobe's funeral costs and the sale of a saddle.
Date: February 28, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest, August 28, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest discussing Charles Moore's declining health and his last wishes should he die in the near future. He mentions a house that he is having built and some things which he wants Mr. Priest to have in the even of his death, and he asks that Mr. Priest not discuss the contents of this letter with Mary or Linnet. Moore also shares something he wrote in his diary the previous night.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 28, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Charles informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about the cows breaking into Priest's field, agricultural updates, a dialogue about Charley Rutledge's boys who were badly injured (one was fatally injured), details about the day's agenda, community news, an update on the horse buyer who arrives by train, and a discussion about purchasing train tickets to Colorado. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: July 28, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 28, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Charles updates Mary on the goings-on in Collin County since her departure to Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving Mary's correspondence, news on the weather, an update on the house construction, details about Mrs Priest and Linnet's visit to her and to Jordan, community news, a discussion about real estate, a dialogue about daily chores, news about the fair and plans for Linnet to go with friends, update on the night's weather, details about the health of friends, and news about family. He notes to Mary that she should not worry about home and stay visiting her family as long as she wants. He closes the letter by updating Mary on the time and temperature. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: October 28, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 28, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore about his activities since Christmas. He says that Bill Bounds made a trip to Texas, but was not met at the stations by friends. He states that Lila Franklin telephoned Bill Bounds to invite him to have Christmas with her family. Mr. Moore relates the details of the murder of one of the Combs brothers. His brother is in jail as he is believe to be the murderer. Tommie Horn came to stay with Mr. Moore while Linnet went out to a party. He wants Mary to ask Will if there is a connection between phosphate and the old dye stone Will's father used as a building material.
Date: December 28, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 28, 1900]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which the first two pages are missing. The letter starts off with Claude asking Linnet if it would be better to write a letter of apology to Mr. Bryant or just let things be. He enjoyed seeing her a Christmas. He also tells her he is unwell, but thinks he is improving. He asks her to set a date for them to meet again.
Date: December 28, 1900
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 28, 1900]

Description: Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore in which he said that he covered for the night clerk so that the clerk could go to a show. Claude enjoyed his visit with Linnet. He suggests that she come out to him with Willie. That way she can visit Claude and Willie can visit his girlfriend. He ends by asking if she has received her buggy.
Date: December 28, 1900
Creator: White, Claude D.
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, February 28, 1879]

Description: Dinkie says they are all well, but Sissie who has a cold. Bettie is also not doing well and has asked about the Moore's. Bettie got some mulberry bushes and it has been so cold that Abe couldn't work. Her father got Bettie bedsteads and she comments that Abe's house will look nice when it is done. She plans to give Bettie hens and Henry made her two brooms. Mr. Tommie Dobbins and Mr. Smith Neal have died. A lot of people have been dealing with pneumonia. Willie now has a drake and two top knotted ducks. Willie tapped the sugar tree and made a pint of molasses. She asks about Jeff and if they have gardened anything yet. She did laundry and felt beat. She asks if they plan on visiting this year, she received a letter from Bettie Wilson and they will be visiting. She asks that they write soon.
Date: February 28, 1879
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sissie and Bettie, June 28, 1878]

Description: She was going to write back sooner but did not have any paper. She is doing well and hasn't visited her mother in a week. She feels bad that Sissie has a sore hand and that Bettie has the chills again. They have had warm weather and it is raining. She has a lot of beans and cucumbers that they have been eating for the last 5 weeks. She also has a lot of apples. She is waiting for tomatoes and rosemary to ripen. They have had blackberry pie that Willie and Sissie picked. Bob Wilson is in Fort Worth. She went to visit her mother and Bettie Moore, Mrs. Donnell and Aunt Nancy were there. Henry has not shed his wheat because he has been plowing and hauling hay. Sissie wants Uncle Charlie to send another name for the calves. She wants to make them jam. Tobe cut his fingers on the blade when grinding. Willie and Sissie are going to Sunday school where they memorize verses. She got a new dress and shirt. She sends love and asks them to write back soon.
Date: June 28, 1878
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 28, 1861]

Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing her recent visit to a military camp, the latest news of regiments preparing for war, and Josephus's recovery from a recent illness. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away.
Date: July 28, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
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[Letter from F. H. Dougherty to Linnet Moore, February 28, 1899]

Description: He mentions that he doesn't have to study and so will write Linnet some lines. He comments on how Minnie and Miss Dalton are doing. He went to Marble Falls when they had a holiday. He also mentions that J. looked sick after she left. He got moved around in school and he hasn't been to see Minnie since Linnet left. He is looking at her debate and is very proud of himself. He asks her about driving, Delaware and her time in Burnet. He was sad when she left and asks if she would return. He also asks that she write him a long letter soon.
Date: February 28, 1899
Creator: Dougherty, F. H.
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, July 28, 1872]

Description: The author says that everyone is doing fine. They had a little bit of horse trouble, some of the horses got scared and loose and ran away. They were able to recover the horses though. The author went hunting in Cooke county, which didn't go well, but he found a bee tree.
Date: July 28, 1872
Creator: Moore, H. S.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, October 28, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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