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[Customer's draft, August 19, 1909]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of two hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated August 19, 1909. The document has two stamps from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of two hundred dollars was paid on August 20, 1909 and August 22, 1909.
Date: August 19, 1909
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

Description: This is a draft from the personal papers of the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore on April 19, 1891. In this letter, Moore writes about an article written in the Dallas Weekly News on April 16 by D. B. Kiefer. The article details a "norther" that struck Texas in April of 1857. He states in this document that he writes to corroborate stories with the journalist, provide his experience through the "norther," and make a correction on the date given in Kiefer's article. The third and fourth page of this document includes genealogical accounts of Moore's descendants. He details the Wallace family and the history of some of the Wallace men who were part of an expedition sent on a charge to the Creek nation.
Date: April 19, 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 301, December 19, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 301 details that every officer and soldier capable of duty is needed on the field. The document instructs that all Provost Marshals, Boards of Enrollment, surgeons, recruiting officers to send all who are fit for service to the front.
Date: December 19, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles Moore, October 19, 1896]

Description: Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore in which she relates the health of her family; a trip up a mountain and its impact on the health of Tom; Will has a new camera; and her plans to join the camera club. Will is the secretary of the irrigation company. She is helping with the office work, which she enjoys. She plans to vote for William Jennings Bryan in the hopes of changing policies.
Date: October 19, 1896
Creator: Wallace, Camilla
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, March 19, 1865]

Description: Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent forage for 86 horses. Farlin also notes that he has sent three sacks of oats to Redway in Kelly's Creek and delevered two sacks to Redway's team located in Camp Piatt. The oats were to make up for the shortage of forage supplies during the last ten days.
Date: March 19, 1865
Creator: Farlin, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 19, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he says that Lula Dalton and Mrs. White went to the university to hear William Jennings Bryan. He has "a whole train load of people" from Burnet staying with him, so that they could be in town to hear Mr. Bryan. Small post has broken out at the University. He updates Linnet on his activities, the girl he is courting, and the news of their friends.
Date: April 19, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, March 19, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his daughter Linnet in which he referred to her trip to Galveston, Texas. He tells her about the activities on the farm. He also says that he drove by a young woman who addressed him as "Uncle Charlie," but he did not recognize her. He also says that one of the legs on his milking stool broke off while he was using it. He was not injured. He also reports that he has been looking after the graveyard.
Date: March 19, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore White, May 19, 1901]

Description: Letter from Claude White to his wife, Linnet Moore White, in which he writes about his concern for her health. He also expresses concern about Charles Moore's recent illness. Claude says his father is delighted in his new home and wants Claude and Linnet to visit. He also share his opinion of mutual friends.
Date: May 19, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he recounts his participation in a battle that took place before May 19, 1864. He writes about the successes and set backs. He writes of the soldiers killed, wounded and missing. He says that some of the soldiers who died were accused of smelling of Louisiana rum. He ends the letter with news of his health and the health of friends.
Date: May 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections