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[C. B. Moore taxable property, January 1, 1877]

Description: A list of taxable property belonging to C. B. Moore. Current money on hand was $72.30. The estimated value of Moore's property as of March 30 was $2,960.00.
Date: January 1, 1877
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope Addressed to Charles B. Moore, 1877]

Description: An envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore; McKinney; Collin County E Texas. A note on the envelope reads "Matilda; Dodd; Received August 18; 1877."
Date: 1877
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

Description: She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy to see her sister and mother. She will write more next time and Lilly has been taking strawberries and cherries.
Date: June 5, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M.
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 her Sister and Mother, April 15, 1877]

Description: She ran into Mollie McGee and heard that Abe was up there, and Bettie was there Tuesday. She now has 60 little chickens and When she comes to visit she will make fried chicken. They will also have a lot of peaches, her onions are doing well too. Henry planted his sweet potatoes recently and George Wallace married recently, to Morilla Vaughn. The children talk of going to visit their Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charlie and Grandma. Bettie gave Willie some duck eggs and he had them taken care of by Nat. Dinkie asks that she write soon.
Date: April 15, 1877
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to her Sister, June 9, 1877]

Description: They arrived in Sherman and then stayed at a couple of friends' places. They left Sherman and arrived at Gallatin Friday night. Sissie got sick and so did Willie. Mr. McMurry joined them on their way home and got robbed. It has been raining and they needed it. They have been eating peas, irish potatoes, and beets from her garden. She canned cherries and was able to finish ironing. No one has come to visit yet, but Mollie McGee should come by. She is not going to Aunt Peggy's funeral because her mother is coming home with them. Her father sent Bill Jones to go work at her sister's farm and she is going to send some quilt pieces to her. So that Aunt Til will piece them together and her sister could bring them back. Willie would like her to bring some pecans with her. Sissie likes talking about Uncle Charlie's cows and telling all of their names. She asks to give her love to Mrs. Burge and Aunt Til and Maria. She asks to forgive the bad writing.
Date: June 9, 1877
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S, Moore, August 4, 1877]

Description: A letter from H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore about happenings on their properties during C. B. Moore's absence. Envelope has a note that reads: "H. S. Moore; Received Aug 4th; 1877" and a postal stamp which reads "McKinney Tex; Aug 4."
Date: August 4, 1877
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore, July 22, 1877]

Description: A letter from H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore describing events that had happened in the area and on the farm during C.B. Moore's absence. Envelope has note reading: "H. S. Moore; Received July 26; 1877" and a postal stamp from McKinnet, Texas; July, 23.
Date: July 22, 1877
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, April 22, 1877]

Description: Barr is talking about an advertising sheet that Moore wrote on that he found interesting. He asks about damages and if someone is going to visit. He mentions that everyone is well. Abner's son is not well with a fever. It has been really wet, and they have been unable to work on their corn. He has cut wood and a garden planted. He were able to sell 700 bushels of corn at 39 cents, 400 bushels of wheat at $1.41. He is hoping for no war in the east because of property damage. He hopes they write back soon.
Date: April 22, 1877
Creator: Barr, J. C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, November 1, 1877]

Description: A personal letter from John C. Barr to Charles B. Moore. Postal stamp on envelope reads "Jerseyville, Ill; Nov 2" and a handwritten note on the envelope reads "Received Nov. 5; 1877."
Date: November 1, 1877
Creator: Barr, John C.
Item Type: Letter
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[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 and William Dodd, November 19, 1877]

Description: A personal letter written in two parts - one from Matilda Dodd and one from William Dodd. A postal stamp on the envelope reads "Gallatin, TN; Nov 21" and a hand written note on reads "Matilda William Dodd; Received November 27; 1877"
Date: 1877-11-19/1877-11-21
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. E. Leonard to Mary, June 3, 1877]

Description: Leonard feels that he is a stranger to his family. He is staying on George's farm and he and his wife like it there. It has been cold and wet and the excessive rains might have damaged crops but he is hopeful. Will has gone to the Black Hills in search of gold but has only found bad weather. While Will is there is wife went to visit friends. He asks if aunt Matilda arrived at her house and mentions that she must of had a lovely winter, without fear of losing ears, noses, or toes. His daughter Stella is taller than him and enjoys reading and pressing flowers. She had asked for pictures but he is unable to. Although now that the railroad is finished a photographer should come in to take pictures in town. George will answer her a letter soon.
Date: June 3, 1877
Creator: Leonard, S. E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. G. Strother, Jr, September 28, 1877]

Description: A letter from S. G. Strother, Jr. to Charles B. Moore requesting a place to stay in McKinney while he found a permanent place to stay. The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Cross Plains, Tenn; Sep 29" and a hand written note reading: "Solomon G. Strother; Received Oct 5th; 1877; 1878, 1878"
Date: September 28, 1877
Creator: Strother, Solomon G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Dinky, May 26, 1877]

Description: He was glad to hear that Dinky arrived home safely and was worried that Sissy would have gotten sick. He wants to tell Will that the ducks are fine and follow Betty and Moter. Sissy wants to say that Caty wants her back to help pick strawberries. He wants to let Molly know that he can't write to her because he is in a hurry.
Date: May 26, 1877
Creator: McGee, W. H.
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

[Letter from William Dodd, October 7, 1877]

Description: A personal letter from William Dodd to Charles B. Moore, that includes a recipe for ketchup. Envelope has a postal stamp reading "Gallatin, Tenn; Oct 8" and a handwritten note reading "1988."
Date: October 7, 1877
Creator: Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Dodd to his Mother and Sister, April 29, 1877]

Description: Bettie tells that everyone is doing well and that they have had good rain. Moore arrived last Wednesday, but hasn't been by and she hopes they write soon. William got tired of answering questions as to why his mother did not come with Moore to visit. He has a ship that he used to sell things. Dinky and the children are going to come by. He talks about going home and how Bettie went there for a while and is not feeling well. He plans to write soon.
Date: April 29, 1877
Creator: Dodd, William & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Dodd to Moore, April 30, 1877]

Description: After William sent Moore a letter he received Moore's letter from the 26th. He wrote back because Moore was anxious about Dinky and the children going East.
Date: April 30, 1877
Creator: Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections