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[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.
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[Envelope Fragment, August 5, 1853]

Description: Envelope fragment postmarked Saco, ME. August 5, 1853. The right side of the front of the envelope, where the address would have appeared, had been torn away. The envelope was received on August 16, 1853 according to the written note at the bottom left corner. Part of a red seal is still on the back.
Date: August 5, 1853
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[Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. to Linnet White, August 8, 1917]

Description: Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. at the Price Building in Fort Worth, Texas to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Manitou, Colorado. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 8, 1917. The date August 15, 1917 is also stamped on the front. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 8, 1917
Creator: L. B. Price Mercantile Co.
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[Envelope from M. C. Elliott to Linnet White, August 28, 1917]

Description: Envelope from M. C. Elliott at 3335 [Montgall] Ave., Kansas City, Missouri to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver, Colorado. It is postmarked Kansas City, Missouri August 17, 1917, and the date Aug 28 is also stamped on the front. The return address is written on the back, along with some other handwritten notes. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 17, 1917
Creator: Elliott, M. C.
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[Last will and testament of Charles B. Moore, September 30, 1901]

Description: Last will and testament by Charles B. Moore in which he says that he previously made out a will and left it with Mr. J. M. Pearson. He states that he had previously given Linnet 100 acres. She sold 25 to raise funds to build a house. The land is now rented out. He now wishes to give her another 450 acres, $300.00, and a filly named Trixy. He leaves the rest of the estate to his wife Mary Ann Moore. He says that Birdie McGee currently lives with them and he leaves it up to "Mary's liberality" to her continuing to do so. He wishes to be buried with his family "without religious ceremonies."
Date: August 30, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter, August 5, 1917]

Description: Letter dated August 5, 1917 discussing the recipient's vacation in Denver and the writer's plan to join them there, as well as the recent news from home. The letter is addressed to "My dear Dubbies," and signed "Lovingly, Dubbie."
Date: August 5, 1917
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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
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm.
Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Griffin, Alice
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[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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