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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

Description: She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making.
Date: August 11, 1895
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, August 2, 1907]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She received their letter and was sad to hear that they weren't coming to visit. She says that she could not go visit them because they are having a lot of bad luck. She is sorry that their crops are not doing well. Birdie's chickens have cholera. Lillie Bell has consumption. She canned and jammed Blackberries and sold them. She comments that everything is ripening late. The cashier at the bank was robbing it for years. She mentions how the money was being used. She brags about Will and how well he is doing. She is waiting for Linnet's letter and wishing they would come visit. She talks about the work she is doing and gives news about people. Richard Dobbins got married. She asks for information about the people living in Texas.
Date: August 2, 1907
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest, August 28, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest discussing Charles Moore's declining health and his last wishes should he die in the near future. He mentions a house that he is having built and some things which he wants Mr. Priest to have in the even of his death, and he asks that Mr. Priest not discuss the contents of this letter with Mary or Linnet. Moore also shares something he wrote in his diary the previous night.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, August 31, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry S. Moore. In his letter, Charles updates his brother on the happenings of his trip, who he has visited, and how he enjoys seeing old friends again. He details news about a trip that Betty Thornhill is making to Dallas and he states that she may be visiting him soon, if she is not already there. He notes that the family listened to a sermon by Brother Haynes. All the family attended this sermon except Mr. Dodd. He mentioned that Henry should pass this information on to Mrs. Thornhill. Moore tells his brother about meeting new friends and old comrades as well as their siblings, but also details the business successes of family friends. He states that Sam Thornhill and Tom And Alice Wright have plans to visit Texas soon. He expresses his happiness for John Stewart who has been appointed revenue collector and will make good pay; a living which will prevent him from having to turn to hard labor for money. He details that Tim Thornhill was very badly injured from a buggy accident and mentions a robbery which occurred to a family friend as well as financial concerns surrounding this crime. He states that he has seen Alexander and Allen, but has not spoken to them about the estate of their uncle. Charles tells Henry that Jack Wood's daughter will be married and Tobe and Florence want him to accompany them to the wedding. He updates Henry on the weather and on the crops in the Gallatin area. He notes that Sally Thornhill is recovering from her illness and details additional news concerning family friends and the community. He mentions his past plans with friends and ...
Date: August 31, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, August 11, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: updates on family and friends who are visiting town, community health news, a discussion about family friends going to the nation for grapes and to find a place to rent, a dialogue about Mr. Buckly's trip west, details about community gossip, news about their cow "Old Cora," and a discussion about last evening's plans. He closes the letter by stating that he is still tempted to buy the tickets to Colorado and for Linnet to let them know when to meet her at Melissa.
Date: August 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.
Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charlie Gross to Charles B. Moore, August 16, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charlie Gross and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Gross updates the Moore family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a dialogue about not getting the grass burnt and not having trouble with the stock pumping into the garden, a discussion about Bryney was has been cut deep and may pass, an update on the peach crop, news about community meetings and picnics, details about Clarence's lemonade stand, a dialogue about attending the show in town, updates about the turnips and plans to sow the rest of the patch as soon as it is dry, a weather update, a message to Mrs. Moore about the hens, a message to Linnet about seeing Lora in town and details that Gross will write Linnet soon. He closes the letter by stating that he has told the Moore family all he can. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 16, 1889
Creator: Gross, Charlie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he he says that the hotel gave out his room when he was late returning. He said he acquired an alarm clock so that he could get to the train on time. He updates her on the health of his family. He asks for an update on her buggy.
Date: August 9, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from F. M. Griffin to Mary Moore, August 27, 1907]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore from F. M. Griffin. She mentions the fair was organized very well. She has had so many visitors that she is now sick. She mentions where Lillian is going to school and what she did before the fair. Martha Patterson helped them at the fair. She talks about food spoiling and cousin Lou not doing so well. She talks about her crops and how well they did. She is getting treated by the same doctor that treated Uncle Abe. She talks about her treatment and pain. She asks that Linnet write to her, and she really wants to see them.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Griffin, F. M. & Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, August 20, 1901]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he tells her of a murder in Whitesboro, Texas. He says that an African American was captured, confessed, and was burned at the stake. He says that he will send her the full account of the incident in the Dallas News. He says that he makes $60.00 a month and asks her if she thinks they can live on that salary.
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, August 8, 1881]

Description: He received Charles' letter and Clarence got a job moving Mr. Crowell to Delta County. They were going to go through Melissa and Ladonia, but couldn't. They went through White Rock, Devil's Race Track, Hogeye, and Commerce. After moving Mr. Crowell they visited Paris, Texas. Nelson Dalken and J.W. Broad are dead. He talks of how nice Paris square is. Then he went to Bonham and his acquaintance Maddsey is becoming rich from being a butcher. He mentions Dodd City and they were going to start for home, but Una wasn't feeling well. They returned home and he mentions that his cotton is damaged by the drought. The corn has also been effected by the drought. Sam Doss was killed by the sheriff of Bonham. He talks about camp meetings taking place on their route, the little rain they received. Sylvanns and Solomon killed some skunks and Aunt Ann has gotten better, George is not back from the Nation, and Harriets' folks are not well.
Date: August 8, 1881
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, Mary, and Linnet Moore , August 9, 1889]

Description: The author went to the post office in vain. She mentions Aunt Jill is unwell. She finally saw Davidsons comet. The author is also improving in archery. Tom Wilson was killed. He received the letter to Gross in Melissa and can't respond until the next day. Aunt Jill has gotten better. He gives some news from Kingston. He talks about the picnics in Melissa. He talks about opening an archery. He talks about work on a well.
Date: August 9, 1889
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry Moore to C. B. Moore and Company, August 27, 1893]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore which he recounts the trip to town he made. He also says that there was a case of domestic disturbance in which the constable was involved. It resulted with the wife taking her life. He writes about the financial crisis and his support for silver. He is an artesian having a well drilled. One of Linnet's lambs died due to a snake bite. Henry sent this letter to Gallatin, Tennessee where the Charles Moore family were visiting relatives.
Date: August 27, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, August 24-27, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a three part letter written by Henry S. Moore. In the first letter, Henry notes that he has received Charles' letter and that all is well. He details a terrible nose bleed he experienced and mentions that Sabina went on a trip with George and Serena to Hunt Co. Henry discusses the success of a camp meeting, the prohibition boom, and details on the politics of the prohibition party. He furthers this discussion by noting the politics of the democratic and saloonist party, and how these parties affect the chances of victory for the prohibition party. The conversation moves on from politics to a brief note on the weather and then moves to a letter which was sent from E. E. Barnard regarding a comet. Barnard details in his letter the approximate location the comet could be found in the night sky but fears that once the moon moves out of the way, it will be difficult, almost impossible, to view it. He updates Charles on news on family, friends,the community,and agricultural endeavors such as the purchase of land, the condition of cattle and crops as well as the price of wheat. In the second letter, dated August 25, 1885, Henry updates Charles on the weather and informs him that he has planted turnip seeds, but does not have any hopes for a abundant harvest. He states the the prohibition party intends to publish a newspaper. Henry mentions the papers that are published and publication's political affiliation. The topic of the discussion continues with politics and Henry tells Charles that the prohibition party may have some affect with the democratic majority currently in Texas. He details that a family friends has returned from a trip to Eureka Springs, ...
Date: August 24, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 10, 1893]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to his brother Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore. Henry uses shorthand in the first five pages the letter. He informs the his brother's family about his activities, his friends, and what he duties at work. He also talks about his farm, the produce it produces, and the sales of produce and farm animals. He says his 'Examiner" subscription continued. He also made a comment on "free silver."
Date: August 10, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore in which he jokes about starvation and then lists the food he has available to eat. He was writing the Moore family while they were visiting family in Gallatin, Tennessee. Henry writesthat he has heard that there are more buggies than hogs in Texas. He discusses the financial crisis of 1893. He also talks about farming, harvesting cotton, and canning peaches. He is interested and would like to see a six inch telescope that the "College at Whitewright" (Grayson College) is said to have. He gives details on a picnic, trips he took, the weather, and his views on politics.
Date: August 19, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore, August 3, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Drury informs Linnet of the goings-on in Chambersville, Tx. The news includes: updates on friends, community news, a discussion of the camp meeting and the attendees of that meeting, and additional news on family and friends.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Drury, Henry W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. E. Gibson to Claude D. White, August 14, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. E. Gibson, of Staple and Fancy Groceries, to Claude D. White informing him of the state of the crops, the weather, and that a statement of account is enclosed. The statement shows the condition of the Melissa State Bank on august 12, 1909.
Date: August 14, 1909
Creator: Gibson, J. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. K. Drury to Linnet and Charles Moore, August 26, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. K. Drury to Linnet and Charles B Moore. In this letter, Drury informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Chambersville, TX while Charles and Linnet were in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: updates on family, news about the weather and crops, a discussion about community news, a dialogue about the camp meeting and the attendees of that meeting, details about Sid Williams' sermon. The envelope is included with the letters.
Date: August 26, 1897
Creator: Drury, J. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White, August 8, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which he describes the drought and its impact on the crops. He also writes about the work he has put in to the farm and says that he would like to stay there for four or five years.
Date: August 8, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from O. C. Harris to Claude D. White, August 20, 1910]

Description: Letter from O. C. Harris to Claude White to give him an update on Johnson, the cotton, and to ask if he still plans to come down in the summer. He is interested in a land deal. He would like to buy the land for the coming year.
Date: August 20, 1910
Creator: Harris, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections