The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 71 Matching Results

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[Legal Document from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman, April 29, 1882]

Description: Legal document is a Quit-Claim Deed from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman. The document describes the parcel of land that is legally transferred and sold to Perryman. This land is located on the Denton Creek southeast from the town of Montague. Coordinates for the parcel of land are included in this quit-claim deed.
Date: April 29, 1882
Creator: Williams, W. A.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

Description: Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing.
Date: June 29, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Alice
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[Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore, January 29, 1899]

Description: Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore in which she discusses going to school. She says that the teacher separated all the girls that were sitting with their friends and had them sit with their sisters. Alta updates Linnet on the health and activities of the friends they have in common. She says who is getting married, who is courting, and who has broken up.
Date: January 29, 1899
Creator: Bryan, Alta
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[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 29, 1895]

Description: He mentions the improvement of Henry's health. He did some plowing and her mother helped him with the bushels. He talks about the weather. Her mother has eggs and butter to take to town. He says that the small pox is still bad. The cases in McKinney he feels are lies spread by Dr. Wiliy. He sold his cow and mentions the foods they have. He discusses on how she will get home.
Date: May 29, 1895
Creator: Moore, C. B.
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[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, January 29, 1865]

Description: Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent ten days forage for the cavalry's 181 horses. Farlin also notes that if the number of horses is incorrect for Redway to relay that information back to him in order to remedy the issue. Captain Farlin would like Redway to send the empty forage sacks by train to him so they can be credited for the month. The letter was sent to Redway while he was stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.
Date: January 29, 1865
Creator: Farlin, S.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 29-30, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Linnet's card, an update about Anderson who fell down Chandler's well, a discussion about the Rutledge burial of one of their three sons, news about Jack Kelly's death, community news, agricultural updates, a dialogue about correspondences received, a discussion about harvest delays in Gallatin due to rain, details about purchasing train tickets to destinations in Colorado, and updates on the well-being of family members and their activities at present. In a brief letter, dated July 30, 1898, Moore discusses the family's milk cow "Old Cora," details community news, and notes that Linnet has received catalogs from Oak Cliff and Fort Worth. He tells her that he would like her to go to school this coming session, but he feels that their excursion to Colorado would provide her with more experience than attending a session. He details some places they will visit on their trip. He wishes she would write soon and send word for Betty and the family to write as well. he closes the letter by noting that he hears dishes rattling and will soon be eating breakfast. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: July 29, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his wife Mary in which he writes about a trip Linnet is making to a fair. He also writes about picking cotton; what he has to eat; the pear crop; and requests information on family and friends. He writes about the building project he in involved in. Linnet reports on the fair she attended. She had fun, but the fair was "a poor thing." He said Linnet's trip cost $2.30. He lists who was at the fair and what they did. He discusses the rain and its effect on different crops. He states that there were four new cases of yellow fever at Memphis. He lists the activities and chores performed by Linnet. He updates Mary on the people he has seen and heard from.
Date: October 29, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Description: 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.
Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura, October 29, 1900]

Description: Letter from Claude White to his cousin Laura. He doesn't want to say he was surprised to receive her letter so soon, but he was happy to get it. He mentions what a good friend she has been to him. He is thankful that she has helped reconcile the differences between him and Linnet, his sweetheart. He advises her to accept the proposal from her 'medicine man' only if he pleases her. He doesn't want her to be married to someone she thought she knew. He mentions how much he loves Linnet. He asks her to come with Linnet so he can see them. He tells her his plan for them to come and visit him. He sends regards to his cousin Bettie and asks her to give his love to Linnet every time she sees her.
Date: October 29, 1900
Creator: White, Claude
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the weather, crops, visits to and from family and friends, and her garden of vegetables and flowers. She says that it is so hot that horses are dieing while plowing the fields. She mentions sending a sample of cloth that she is using in her sewing. The last page of the letter has the imprint of a check pattern.
Date: June 29, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from George Wilson]

Description: A letter from George Wilson of Livingston, TN to Charles B. Moore. The sender is a cousin by marriage to Charles Moore. The letter itself remits news of Mr. Moore's family.
Date: December 29, 1874
Creator: Wilson, George
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 29, 1893]

Description: He mentions the improvements of Priest's health. He fixed their fence because the Webb's cows kept getting into their field. He is having a good time with Brother Carr and translating shorthand. One of the Stiff boys killed a black man last Saturday. He talks about farming and the weather. Neal is in Waxahachie, Texas and is pursuing a writing career. He talks about Buck and how he has learned some obedience. He mentions that the only thing keeping them from starving is milking the cow to have milk and butter. He talks about the weather and the need to go to McKinney for supplies. He read an article in the Phonographic Magazine.
Date: September 29, 1893
Creator: Moore, H. S.
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