The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 74 Matching Results

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[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

Description: Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
Date: August 25, 1829
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Contract for telephone service, February 25, 1910]

Description: Contract for telephone service from the Nebraska Telephone Company. The contract is for Claude D. White. It states that White will pay $2.50 on the first day of the month for telephone service. The document is signed by White and the company's contract agent on February 25, 1910.
Date: February 25, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
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[Indemnity Bond, March 25, 1880]

Description: Indemnity Bond in the case of B. s. Harper vs. Lewis Farrow, in Grayson County, Texas, for the sum of $50.05. The document directs Levi Perryman, sheriff of Montague county to seize property to sureties to guarantee payment by Mr. Farrow to Mr. Harper.
Date: March 25, 1880
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[Letter from Adjutant General's Office, February 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from the Adjutant General's office addressed to the commanding officer of "F" Company, 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavalry which discusses missing papers for Private Andrew M. Anderson. The letter states that Anderson's records are missing a final inventory.
Date: February 25, 1865
Creator: War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

Description: They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.
Date: October 25, 1878
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore and Mary Moore to Linnet Moore, January 24, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his daughter Linnet expressing concern about her health. He also says that he plans to send her $50.00. Mr. Moore tells her about the progress on his fence. He announces that Sam Thornhill has died. He says the Willy Jones says "the soldiers were all taken to Austin to the inauguration." Both Charles and Mary Moore gave details about family and friends that they have seen or heard from. Charles Moore says that he has stopped drinking coffee and has returned to "good old healthy butter milk."
Date: January 25, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 23, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Mary Moore in which he lets her know the details of the weather; updates her on the activities of friends and family; and gives news of the farm. He writes about his and Linnet's health. He also updates Mary on the health of friends. He describes the preparations for Christmas.
Date: December 25, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, relating local and family news, as well as news about the continuing war. Charles gives a brief account of his conscription into the Confederate army and expresses a desire to never be caught by Confederates again. He gives some news on the various troop movements and battles.
Date: May 25, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, May 25, 1901]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore from Claude White. He received her telegram and was glad to hear she was doing well. He tells her to try and enjoy her trip to Tennessee. He says that nothing new has happened since she left. He plans to spend a week with her when she returns. He is expecting Laura to come visit him. He hopes she enjoys her trip to San Antonio and with her friend.
Date: May 25, 1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing a recent purchase he made for gifts for her and the family. He also discusses his personal finances and requests that she assist him in tailoring a uniform. He also includes his shopping list, which describes each item and it's cost.
Date: April 25, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to her Sister, July 25, 1875]

Description: The author tells her sister that everyone is doing well except Willie and Sassie who have colds. Mr. McGee died, he had a stroke and had cholera. She had tomatoes for a week. The author still owes $10 on her machine, but her mother gave her $5. The author wants her sister to come and visit so she can make wine for her and her husband. Her sister is planning to sell her goat, and she is going to town to buy a new dress.
Date: July 25, 1875
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Dinkie, Willie and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, Marach 25, 1883]

Description: Dinkie says that they are all doing well, except Sissie who is unwell. She had tried gardening, but it has been really cold. John Rutledge is sick, Lizzie Wallace's son is well, Mrs. Allison will not live long, Mrs. Harper is sick and Laura Dorris has consumption. Bessie and Bettie are doing well. The wheat does not look good this year anywhere. She is going to sell butter and eggs. She has a lot of sewing to do and needs to make soap. Birdie says that she is writing to Linnet and Uncle Charlie. Dinkie asks that they write soon. Willie writes that he made a cradle and wagon for his Aunt Florence. His sister Alice has been unwell. He is going to trim the orchard for his grandfather. He is also milking cows. He mentions that telephone wires are being put up. He wishes he could see Linnet. Alice writes that she has been sick, but has been helping out as well. She was milking cows and making butter to sell. Birdie and Alice wish they could play with Linnet and Willie made himself a tool chest.
Date: March 25, 1883
Creator: McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 25, 1867. The letter regards Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway asks if Ellen is there with Loriette. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that there is some excitement over the removal of Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Also included with this item is the envelope in which this letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 25, 1867. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway informs Loriette that he is studying as much as possible to pass the examining board, and asks Loriette to pray that he will be prepared to face the board. Redway mentions that he has heard from Chittenden, and asks if Loriette has heard from Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. 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: May 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 25, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 25, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway tells his wife that he expects to be sent to Texas. Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway, and thanks Loriette for sending letters from Lester and Carl. Redway mentions that he visited George Washington's Mount Vernon estate and the marble sarcophagus containing Washington's remains. Also included is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 25, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 25, 1885]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. The letter is a four page letter.In the letter,on the first and second pages, Henry updates Charles on community news and it includes: an aside concerning the letters he has received from Charles, health updates of family and friends, details on the lack of news from Hunt County, a discussion about Vick's invitation, a discussion about a trip made by friends, a dialogue about Sam's white corn, news on the death of Kite and a subsequent discussion about the animal's fate in the afterlife, update on the eclipse viewing Henry held with friends on the night of the twenty-third as well as an aside about an astronomical publication he subscribed for, a discussion about Sabina's, the Moore's, and Henry's stopped clocks, and details about an ordered book written by General Grant. In the third and forth pages of the letter, Henry details updates on the happenings in McKinney and the news includes: news about the cool weather and the amount of rain in Charles' tank, an aside about cotton, a discussion about Joe Johnson, news about an extension, a dialogue about Dago's hospitality, details about Lily's time at the barber, a brief about Sam's intention to sow wheat and his need for help to gather corn at present, news about Cope White and McLean's dilemma and how McLean is at present, weather update with temperature and humidity readings, a dialogue about George Long's desire to sell out, and an aside about Vanter's agricultural endeavors. No envelope is included with this letter.
Date: September 25, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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