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[Envelope, 1875]

Description: This document is an envelope from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore who was located in the city of Gallatin in Sumner County, Tennessee. The envelope has two dates on it: April 27 which can be found on the postal stamp and the year 1875 which can be found on the lower left hand corner of the envelope.
Date: 1875
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed by Mrs. Mollie Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore on in "Mckinie (McKinney), Texas. A note in the lower left corner reads, "Betty Franklin, Recd July 15, 1875." The postal stamp is for Gallatin, Tennessee.
Date: 1875~
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Abe Franklin]

Description: Envelope addressed to Abe Franklin in Melissa, Texas. The post mark is from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left hand corner reads, "Matilda and Wm. Dodd, Recd Jan 19th, 1878," The stamp has been cut off the envelope.
Date: 1878~
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore and marked with a postal stamp from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left corner says, Jo S. Wallace, Recd April 28th, 1871."
Date: 1871~
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Texas. The post mark is from Gallatin, Tennessee. A note in the lower left hand corner gives the name Jo Wallace and says the envelope was received on June 3, 1871. A math problem was worked on the back of the envelope. It appears that the stamp was cut off.
Date: 1871~
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: May 22, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, July 16, 1876]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing all the illness from flux, including her daughter, Sissie, who almost died. Discusses numerous other neighbors that had died from the flux. Discusses 4th of July parade and picnic put on by the Grangers (The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry). Discusses the garden and the wheat threshing and the hopes that Mary will be able to visit. She says to "tell Mr. Moore I prefer living here [Tennessee] if the women have children when 50 years old out there [in Texas]."
Date: July 16, 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, May 27, 1876]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing neighbors and friends, gardening, quilt making, dress making, purchase of new mules, sale of a calf and the possibility of moving to Texas.
Date: May 27, 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to H. S. Moore, July 22, 1875]

Description: Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry Moore discussing farm crops and the weather as well as details about the "steam works" that Moore has requested. He also talks about a device that he is thinking of patenting and local news including ways to bring more immigrants to the area and the health of his family and others in the area.
Date: July 22, 1875
Creator: Nimmo, J. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, September 25, 1870]

Description: Letter from Jo Wallace to Charles Moore that discusses health of friends and family, the desire for relatives to move from Tennessee to Texas, building a house, and witnessing the Aurora Borealis.
Date: September 25, 1870
Creator: Wallace, Jo S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 16, 1877]

Description: She mentions that everyone is doing well and was happy to hear that the Moore's were doing well also. She mentions that although it has been raining the crops are still drying up.They finished what thrashing and have about 900 bushels. She then says that Sissie with have good company with Dinkie and the children. On the other side is a letter from William Dodd. He mentions that they have had very dry weather and is hurting the crops. Althought the thrashing of the wheat went well and they will be able to get a good price on it.
Date: July 16, 1877
Creator: Dodd, M. & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore, January 27, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her mother, Matilda Dodd, and her sister, Bettie Franklin, on January 27, 1876. In the letter, Dodd and Franklin tell Moore about the well-being of the family and of the farm. They mention that they are not sure if they will be moving to Texas. Dodd mentions that she would like Moore to visit, and would like to return to Texas with Moore. Franklin closes by sending regards to Mary's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29, is addressed to Charles B. Moore Esq., in McKinney, Texas.
Date: January 27, 1876
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, August 31, 1879]

Description: She was glad to hear that the Moore's were doing well and mentions they are doing well also. The weather is still warm, but they are expecting more rain after a thunderstorm last Saturday. They are plowing to sow wheat. The Christians have had preaching every night and Abe and Bettie went to Union to preach. Bob has made cider and sold $3 worth in town. They have apples falling and peaches that are ripe. Dinky and Bettie are going to can some apples. They have beans, tomatoes, sweet potatoes in abundance and the late irish potatoes look good. She gives information on Faunt, that he is a good guy and has two brothers. She asks that they write back soon.
Date: August 31, 1879
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Mary Moore and Matilda Dodd, January 15, 1877]

Description: A letter from William Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 14, 1877. Mary Moore's mother, Matilda, is presumably visiting her in Texas. In the letter, William and Bettie talk about the warm and wet weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. Bettie tells Mary and her mother that her son, Quincy, is teething. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 15 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: January 14, 1877
Creator: Dodd, William & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Bettie Franklin, Matilda Dodd, and William Dodd to Mary Moore, March 11, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin tells Moore about the birth of her son. She tells Moore that she has not yet named the child and asks Moore to suggest a name. Dodd and Franklin both discuss the weather and the state of the farm. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. In a separate letter from Moore's father, William Dodd, William talks about the weather and the state of the family and the farm. He tells Moore that he will send her care money soon. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked March 13 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Mckinney, Collin County, Texas.
Date: March 11, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie; Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections