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[Envelope from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 5, 1860]

Description: Envelope from Henry S. Moore addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. It is dated March 5, 1860, and according to the note written in the bottom left corner, it was received March 11, 1860. Part of the envelope has been torn away, including most of the postmark.
Date: March 5, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Text
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 5, 1860]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore regarding plans to build a cotton gin and how the work on the building would be done. On the first page is a drawing of the building and the second page contains an estimate of costs for construction.
Date: March 5, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Michael M. Kennard to A.D Kennard, February 25, 1860]

Description: Letter from Michael M. Kennard to his brother, A.D Kennard, updating him on how the community is doing. He describes his mother's sale of a house, and dividing the Negros among the children. He also includes the price of corn, and other details including how stock throughout the county have died because of the rough winter.
Date: February 25, 1860
Creator: Kennard, Michael M.
Item Type: Letter
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[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]

Description: First letter to Charles B. Moore discusses local news, including a recent death, land, and a mill project. Second letter to Charles B. Moore from Elvira Moore about her spending and work as a teacher.
Date: 1860-01-17/1860-01-20
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter
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