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[Advertisement Card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway, 1875]

Description: An advertisement card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway which tells the traveler about its direct connection, "Pullman's Palace Sleeping Cars" which are available on night trains, and the names of ticket agents. On the back of the card is a list a stations, time, and fares.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Memphis and Little Rock Railway
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, 1875]

Description: This document is an envelope from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is addressed to Charles B. Moore and sent to the post office in McKinney, Texas. There is a note on the lower right side of the envelope that says "Mrs. D. Wood, read March 24th 1875."
Date: 1875
Item Type: Text
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[Envelope, 1875]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore who was located in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The postage stamp is dated July 1. The year appears to have been written later and it is 1875.
Date: 1875
Item Type: Text
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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 from Hubert and Theresia Sauer]

Description: An envelope which contained a letter to C.B. Moore. A not on the left bottom corner reads: "Hubert + Theresa Sauer; Received Feb 21st; 1875."
Date: February 7, 1875
Creator: Sauer, Hubert
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Matilda Boder and Bettie Franklin]

Description: An envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, Esq. A note on the bottom left corner reads: "Matilda Boder +; Betty Franklin; Received January 8th; 1875." A postal stamp reads: "Gallatin Tenn; Jan 3."
Date: January 3, 1875
Creator: Boder, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]

Description: Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk.
Date: December 18, 1875
Creator: Donnell, Alice
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin, November 7, 1875]

Description: Bettie was unable to write a quick letter before Robbe left and she wanted to send some patterns and a dress that needs work done on it. She mentions it was unbearably hot inside the house. Someone is very sick and wants to see Charles and his wife soon. She sends all of her love to the relatives and hopes that Charles is done with his wheat so they can come visit.
Date: November 7, 1875
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bob Landers to Charles B. Moore, May, 23, 1875]

Description: This letter from the Charles B. Moore collection is written by Bob Landers and is addressed to C.B. Moore. In his letter, Landers details for Moore news about his family and their health, news about his crops and the cold spring weather, and news from his community. In the closing remarks, Landers sends his respect to Moore's family. It is dated May 23, 1875.
Date: May 23, 1875
Creator: Landers, Bob
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Comptroller of Public Accounts Stephen H. Darden to Montague County Presiding Justice, April 9, 1875]

Description: Letter from Stephen Heard Darden, Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas to Presiding Justice of Montague County about debts drawn on Levi Perryman, Sheriff, for assessing taxes. The justices will have to decide amongst themselves how the funds will be divided.
Date: April 9, 1875
Creator: Darden, Stephen Heard
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie to Her Sister, September 24, 1875]

Description: The author mentions that everyone is doing well. The author is going to take her children to town to see a show and she has a meeting the next Sunday. Bettie and her mother went to town and got two dresses. Old Pros is working with Old Kit's colt for seventeen days. Mollie Loves' baby had a cold and Alice Donnell wants to see the author's sister. The author is going to make a dress and suit for a wedding between Dock D. and Miss Fallen. Bettie is pregnant with Abe's child. Willie has a brief letter to his aunt about jackets and going to the show next week. Mr. Wilson has land in Ellis County. There is also a letter to Mr. Moore from W. H. McGee. Henry's eyes are bad so McGee is writing for him. There has been a bid on his land and he is considering moving to Texas if he could get some cheap land in Mr. Moore's neighborhood. Henry hopes to write himself next time.
Date: September 24, 1875
Creator: McGee, W. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Enoch D. Rushing to Charles B. Moore, July 15, 1875]

Description: This letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection is written by Enoch D. Rushing and is addressed to C. B. Moore. Rushing details updates in his are and they are: news about the crop failures in his area, news about local deaths of notable community members, news about local marriages, information about the local mill, information on local politics,and news about his daughter's marriage. In Rushing's closing remarks, he inquires about updates on Ziza, Alvira, Sabina, and Henry. He notes that Moore should direct his letters to Aldenbrook Post Office in Independence county, Arkansas because the old Pleasant Plains Post Office is "kept foul by them dirty McCauleys." It is dated July 17, 1875.
Date: July 17, 1875
Creator: Rushing, Enoch D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from F. H. Kollock to H. K. Redway, October 5, 1875]

Description: Letter from F. H. Kollock to H. K. Redway detailing a real estate agreement made between J. Q. Brigham and H. K. Redway. Kollock is requesting signatures on the promissory notes for the mortgage. Kollock also states that Brigham has signed the deed and has given the document to him, awaiting the signed notes and a draft from Redway. He relays to Redway that once he receives the "properly signed" notes and a $600.00 draft, he will send the deed to him.
Date: October 5, 1875
Creator: Kollock, F. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from George Bratney to Mary, December 17, 1875]

Description: George hasn't written back because he became sick with Typhoid fever in August and now has the strength to write back. He would like to spend the holidays with Mary in her new home. He still lives in York and because of that was able to go to his brother's wedding. He is going to work on his farm for a time and then decide if the married life is for him. He wants to write her every few days but can't afford it. He is thinking of moving to Texas for the better climate and company.
Date: December 17, 1875
Creator: Bratney, George
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hubert and Theresia Sauer]

Description: A letter from Hubert and Theresia Sauer of Fillmore County, NB to Charles B. Moore. It details the difficult times Nebraskan farmers were having.
Date: February 7, 1875
Creator: Sauer, Hubert & Sauer, Theresia
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 M. Dodd to his Sister, September 12, 1875]

Description: The author is happy to hear from his sister and says that his family is doing well also. Although they have all been suffering from colds. The weather was really hot during the day and then frosting at night. There is a turnip patch that has produced and an irish potato patch that they had to fight the bugs off of them. They also have apples and are making cider with it. Wilson sold some sheep and now are running the cattle to Louisville. Wilson and Mr. Albright are heading to Texas and might call on her and Dinkie. The author also gives information on the flowers and on the horses. Mrs. Summers would like to go visit Texas also. He talks of the chickens, and then asks his sister to write more often.
Date: September 12, 1875
Creator: Dodd, M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie Redway to Caroline B. Tate, August 10, 1875]

Description: Letter from Minnie Redway to her maternal grandmother Caroline B. Tate discussing news about what has been happening at home and in Washington. Minnie's mother, Loriette C. Redway, includes a small note to her mother in the letter.
Date: August 10, 1875
Creator: Redway, Minnie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Motherell Dodd to his Sister, August 15, 1875]

Description: The author wanted to write, but until now didn't have time to write. The author's family came by and everyone is doing well. Bettie complains in the evening, she walked to his house barefoot and has gotten burnt. The Texas folks arrived. He then proceeds to discuss the wheat crops and corn and then about the cow. Old Kit passed away. The author was worried about getting cholera like Mr. McGee who also passed away. The author wants to know why his sister isn't writing Dinkie, who is upset that she doesn't write her. The author tells his sister to tell George and Willie to write him.
Date: August 15, 1875
Creator: Dodd, Motherelle
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections