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[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators.
Date: October 10, 1915
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[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, July 10, 1916]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Alta Berry regarding Linnet's daughter Ruth and the quality of crop this season. Alta ends the letter asking if Linnet and Mary Moore will be able to visit soon.
Date: July 10, 1916
Creator: Berry, Alta
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[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd, December 10, 1876]

Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their mother (who is visiting Mary Moore) and sister (Mary Ann Dodd Moore). The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Galatin, Tenn; Dec 11" and a hand written note reading William Dodd; + Betty Franklin; Recvd Dec 15th; 1876."
Date: December 10, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
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[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie.
Date: March 10, 1893
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1896]

Description: Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore in which she discusses the William Boyd family. She says she met "Auntie" and was impressed. She says that she has never known anyone else that old. She says that Mollie Moore and family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico. She says she the fruit grown in Grand Junction, Colorado are the source of most of the funds in the valley. Camilla requests the last letter her father wrote the last day of his life that is in the possession of Charles Moore. She thanks Charles Moore for the family history he sent to her.
Date: May 10, 1896
Creator: Wallace, Camilla
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, January 10, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his daughter Linnet in which he give advice on returning a watch that is not working. He then advises Linnet on money and lets her know that she is welcome to request more if she needs it. Mr. Moore then writes about the rainy weather and states that all his water tanks are "beautifully supplied." He also updates her on the health of friends and neighbors and notes those that have died. He gives his opinion on educating African Americans. Otto Wettstein's ("The Liberal Jeweler")receipt of December 26, 1898 is included with the letter. It states that the $25.00 solid gold watch will be sent to Linnet.
Date: January 10, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 10, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore containing local and family news, including mention of a drought. Charles also writes about the tension between Union sympathizers and Confederates in Texas, as well as several rebel deserters he has met.
Date: July 10, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 10, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara which starts out with a description of his health. He recounts the his encounters with the people living near his camp; the cost of housing; eating with Captain Weir; and the cost of common goods.
Date: February 10, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

Description: Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.
Date: September 10, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
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[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1891]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on the health of family members, the weather, and the crops. She informs them that Ethel Campbell has died. Birdie writes to Linnet that her grandmother's feet hurt; her visit with Charlie Hoffman and his baby Altie B.; the dress she wore to a show; and her work on her quilt.
Date: May 10, 1891
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 10, 1890]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she gives news of her family's health and talks about wanting to visits from family that live far away. Aurthur is going to school in town and want to be a preacher. William Dodd wrote about crops, a storm that caused damage and killed three people. Dinkie added a note to day that Jimmie Day was dead.
Date: April 10, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.
Date: January 10, 1901
Creator: Franklin, Elizabeth
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]

Description: Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves.
Date: July 10, 1859
Creator: Moore, Elvira
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[Letter from H. S. Moore, September 10, 1893]

Description: Priest is very sick and weak. They have had to watch him because he gets up at night. He then mentions the weather and the need for rain. Solomon returned and is looking at land to purchase. Solomon received a letter from Clarence, but it did not mention if he had a fever. Neal did not go to church, but instead went fishing. Brother Carr came again and gave him shorthand and theology. He is getting mixed messages on the shorthand. He then talks about theology. Neal is going to Melissa. He talks about working on a grain drill. He mentions the weather again and the harvest flies. He talks about the peaches he has and inquires about their peach orchard. His California visitors have not made it to him yet and he wonders what is keeping them. He is expecting Lila, her baby, Aunt T and John or Neal to go with him to town. He talks about the crops and the most current condition of Priest.
Date: September 10, 1893
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette and Rosa Redway, December 10, 1865]

Description: This item contains two letters: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway to his wife, Loriette Redway on December 10, 1865; and a letter from Hamilton K. Redway to his daughter, Rosa Redway, on December 10, 1865. Both letters are regarding his business and life in Washington D.C. In his letter to Loriette, Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway. In his letter to Rosa, Redway speaks about the failure of the people in Washington to keep the Sabbath. He asks his daughter to study as much as possible, and to take care of the other children, Flora and Minnie.
Date: December 10, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 10, 1893]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to his brother Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore. Henry uses shorthand in the first five pages the letter. He informs the his brother's family about his activities, his friends, and what he duties at work. He also talks about his farm, the produce it produces, and the sales of produce and farm animals. He says his 'Examiner" subscription continued. He also made a comment on "free silver."
Date: August 10, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Jernigan to Mary, Claude and Linnet, September 10, 1910]

Description: Letter from James Jernigan to Mary Moore, Linnet and Claude White in which he updates them of the activities of family member, where they are going to school, and the crops. The children in the family are discussed, as are home improvement, and cooking. A note is on the back of the envelope that refers to money that is due and asking to stop one of two newspaper subscriptions.
Date: September 10, 1910
Creator: Jernigan, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Berry to Claude White and Family, January 10, 1917]

Description: Letter to Claude White and family from John Berry. John wrote a brief letter to send his tax receipt and a check to Claude. He sends his regards for the New Year and wants to hear from them soon.
Date: January 10, 1917
Creator: Berry, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John McCormick to H. S. Moore, February 10, 1889]

Description: John's year hasn't started off well. His sister died on New Years. He mentions the winter weather they have had. He hasn't been working much this winter because the mill hasn't been open. He then mentions some people he knows and how they are doing. He would love to go hunting with Moore, but will be unable to.
Date: February 10, 1889
Creator: McCormick, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections