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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she sends news of the battle at Fort Donaldson, Tennessee. She gives her opinion of the news of the war and the generals. She says she longs to see the men drafted as there are men who are "loafing and drinking" who should be compelled to fight. She describes the capture of Confederate soldiers. She ends the letter with family news.
Date: February 19, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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[Letter from Michael M. Kennard to A.D Kennard, February 25, 1860]

Description: Letter from Michael M. Kennard to his brother, A.D Kennard, updating him on how the community is doing. He describes his mother's sale of a house, and dividing the Negros among the children. He also includes the price of corn, and other details including how stock throughout the county have died because of the rough winter.
Date: February 25, 1860
Creator: Kennard, Michael M.
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[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, February 8, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore and is from Minny Rawlings, an friend in the same town as Linnet's school. She discusses Linnet's homesickness and a sick spell she went through during Christmas. Minny details that the combination of the two have made Linnet even more homesick and she has headaches almost every week. She tells the Moore's that she would have sent Linnet home, but the assignments Linnet turn in shows that she has intellectual promise and would be better served by staying in school. She details that Linnet has decided to stay in school, despite a bad headache which caused her to question if she should stay or go back home. In a brief letter , dated February 16, 1898, Rawlings details that Linnet has had another bad headache and a pain in her side. She advised Linnet not to give up school and blames the bitter winter weather for everyone's gray mental well-being. She states that everyone at the school wishes for the vitality and renewal of Spring days to come as quickly as possible. She notes that, ultimately, it is up to Linnet to stay or go. If she decides to stay, the school and its instructors will do their very best to make sure she is well-educated and shaped into a well-rounded person. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minny
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[Letter from Mrs C. D. Ham to C. B. Moore, February 14, 1884]

Description: Letter from Mrs. C. D. Hamm to Charles B. Moore. The bulk of the letter lists the Hamm family genealogy, giving names and death dates. The younger generation is listed according to marital status and number of children. The envelope is with the letter. The letter is written on the Mount Vernon National Bank stationary.
Date: February 14, 1884
Creator: Hamm, C. D.
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[Letter from Newt to Claude D. White and Family, February 9, 1916]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White and family from Newt regarding a change in recent fashion and a business deal Claude made. Newt writes that he does not see the benefit of the shorter skirts being worn by women and he goes into detail on the amount of rent Claude is obtaining from his farm and what he is paying in interest.
Date: February 9, 1916
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[Letter from Opal E. Drury to Mrs. Moore and Linnet, February 14, 1910]

Description: Letter from Ohal E. Drury to Mrs. Moore and Linnet. He mentions he has just gotten out of school and mentions who his teachers are. They gave one of the dolls they sent to the baby. He answers their question about pecans. He talks about the pony his father was working with. He talks about what he did for Christmas and decides to end the letter.
Date: February 14, 1910
Creator: Drury, Opal E.
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[Letter from Robert P. Kennedy, February 25, 1865]

Description: Circular: Prisoners of War will be borne on Muster Rolls, Reports, and Returns, in accordance with the instructions contained therein. General: The Prisoners of War are to be Mustered as "Prisoners of War," and on the monthly and tri-monthly reports, although not on detached service without the army, they should be accounted for in that column, with not in the column of "Remarks," how many are of that class. On back are a list of names.
Date: February 25, 1865
Creator: Kennedy, Robert P.
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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, February 12, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Mary Ann Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. the news includes: a discussion about the treatment of her eczema on her ankles and an outbreak of erysipelas on her arms, a dialogue about the farmer's duties at present prepping for a new season, details about a vegetable garden, news about Bryan's hogs and the family's poultry, a discussion about correspondences received and the news from those letters,details about those who have la grippe in that area,and a discussion about Bertha and Billy's children. Sally begins a letter the next day that is not dated. It would be February 13, 1911. In this letter, Thornhill discusses the letters she has received from Sis Appling, notes that Wash thinks he has found a cure for his rheumatism with Bodi-Tone, and details community news on family and friends. She notes the situation Alice Wright is in since her mother, Mary Jane Thornhill, passed, detailing that Alice is more hurt over how the family treated her more than anything. She states that she hope Linnet's baby will be a healthy one, and mentions that she now has six great grandchildren. She closes the letter by sending her love to one and all,noting that if her new medicine cure her she will let Mary know. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 12, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
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[Letter from Travis Winham, February 16, 1875]

Description: A personal letter from Travis Winham to Charles B. Moore covering the following topics: Wiham's daily schedule, Winham's recent trip to to visit family, Winham's local family in Nashiville, marriage advice, and politics. The envelope has a postal stamp saying "Nashiville, Tenn; Feb 24" and a handwritten note reading "Travis Winham; Received March 1st; 1875."
Date: February 16, 1875
Creator: Winham, Travis
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[Letter from Will McGee to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, February 3, 1898]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore in which he informs them that Will Love has died. Frank Wallace sold his interest in a store he had with Enfield. He also wrote about attending a "social." He states that he sold his horse. He is currently working on Mr. McKinley's house.
Date: February 3, 1898
Creator: McGee, Will
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[Letter from Will McGee to Mary Moore, February 26, 1906]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to his Aunt Mary Moore. He says that he has wanted to write earlier, but has not had time. He can only write at night. He mentions that he is working for J. N. R. R., although it is not regular work. There are plans to put a new depot in Hendersonville. He enjoys the railroad work. He made a place to put his tools and was promoted to inside work. He then got into a spat with one of the bosses. He mentions that Henry is getting into the pills and almost had a serious accident. Henry has gotten bigger.
Date: February 26, 1906
Creator: McGee, Will
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[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker, February 1962]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker discussing the recent weather, his health, the war and the difficulties caused by the blockade, and other local news. He also includes and excerpt from a recent letter from Josephus. The letter was started on February 9th and finished on the 11th.
Date: February 1862
Creator: Moore, Ziza
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[Letter to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, February 4, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White's. The write is unidentified, but it is a family member from Gallatin, TN. In this letter, the writer discusses receving word of Linnet's illness in her last letter, well-wishes for a quick recovery, details about a visit from Linnet and Claude, and a update on the wintery weather that they are having at present.
Date: February 4, 1907
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[Letter to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, February 12, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by a woman names Etha and is addressed to the White's and Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Etha informs the White's and Moore of the goings-on in her community in McKinney, TX. The news includes: a dialogue about Ruth White Moore and about Etha's baby, details about the weather, new about community members who own an "auto" and Etha possibly buying one, an aside mentioning the prevalence of la grippe in her area, a discussion about Morris and Harry's reading ability, news about the Rucker and Kendal families as well as friends in the community, agricultural updates on crops, a dialogue about Opal,and a discussion about poultry. She closes the letter by noting that Mary Ann and Linnet should write her soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 12, 1909
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[Letter to Mollie Dodd and Family, February 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Birdie to Aunt Mollie and family discussing the family's upcoming move to Texas, health, family news, and sewing. Birdie specifically addresses Linnet in the letter as well. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Kansas City, Missouri. Birdie's last name is not given.
Date: February 25, 1914
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