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[Letter from Dubbie to Linnet White, August 11, 1917]

Description: Letter from Dubbie to Linnet White. The letter is addressed to 'Dubbies' while the envelope says to 'Mrs. Claude D. White.' The author's stationary comes from L. B. Price Mercantile Company and he writes to let Linnet know his travel plans and that he expects to see her in Pueblo soon.
Date: August 11, 1917
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Jo Wallace, August 20, 1879]

Description: They are on a trip and Jo is in the wagon in a makeshift bed. Along the trip Jo improved. They stopped at a red house and fed the team and ate dinner. They ate squirrel and chicken with crackers. They arrived at aunt Nancy's by sundown. Uncle Even had just left and got a free ride to Nashville, he is going to pick up his railroad dividends. Jo wrote to John to come, they will be going with her to Texas. When they arrived Charles and Bettie had already arrived from Sherman. Jo is still not doing well, but they are waiting on him and will be able to provide for him. Minlele E. has had several offers to buy his land, but he didn't want to do anything without hearing from Wallace. She will get her last letters today, but maybe more from the office.
Date: August 20, 1879
Creator: Moore, Elvira
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[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
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway, August 17, 1864]

Description: Redway certifies that in accordance with General Order No. 22, he sent valise containing his company books and records to Martinsburg West Virginia for storage. Redway believes that it was captured by the enemy on July 3, 1864, so Redway was unable to make out his returns.
Date: August 17, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway, August 17, 1864]

Description: Redway certifies that in accordance with General Order No. 22, he sent valise containing his company books and records to Martinsburg West Virginia for storage. Redway believes that it was captured by the enemy on July 3, 1864, so Redway was unable to make out his returns.
Date: August 17, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 4, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 25, 1867. The letter regards Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway asks if Ellen is there with Loriette. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that there is some excitement over the removal of Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Also included with this item is the envelope in which this letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
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[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.
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