The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 11 Matching Results

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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Will Boyd, November 3, 1873]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore in Collin County to Will Boyd, Phelps, Missouri discussing the poor crops that year, including corn and wheat and the slightly better cotton. He discusses the large volume of emigrants entering the area looking for cheap land who are willing to work. He mentions a visit from Uncle Bill Moore from Atlanta, Aunt Polly Winham from Jerseyville, Illinois, and other family members.
Date: November 3, 1873
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from George B. Buckler to Charles B. Moore, November 7, 1873]

Description: Letter from George Buckler? saying that he had fallen off a wagon and was unable to come into town. He was no longer able to work as a teacher because the government was too unreliable to pay him a salary. He was owed for three months work already and the pay would only be $50.00 in greenbacks which was not enough remuneration.
Date: November 7, 1873
Creator: Buckler, George B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John C. Cooper, March 15, 1873]

Description: Letter on Office of Agricultural Insurance Company letterhead from Uncle John C. Cooper to nephew Hamilton K. Redway stating that he will be sending $5.00 as a small token. He wishes it to be placed in a bank to earn the best interest and be given to Hamilton's little son, R.C.K., when he reaches the age of 21. If he doesn't live to 21 , Hamilton is free to do what he thinks best with the money.
Date: March 15, 1873
Creator: Cooper, John C.
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