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[Commencement program, 1897]

Description: A commencement program for McKinney College from the C. B. Moore Collection. This program details the graduates from the tenth annual commencement held at McKinney College on May 26, 1897. Additional services honoring the graduates were held prior to the commencement and they included: a baccalaureate sermon held on May 23, 1897 at Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, Texas; an art reception held on May 24, 1897 at McKinney College; and an annual education concert held on May 25, 1897 at Heard's Opera House. The commencement schedule is included on the last page of the program.
Date: May 1897
Creator: McKinney College
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]

Description: Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
Date: 1897/1910
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from B. Ada Drury to Charles B. Moore, June 13, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by B. Ada Drury. In this letter, Drury discusses the theory of evolution, the idea of life after death, and compliments Charles on his ability to think for himself and be a champion of free thought. She asks to hear from him again and in the letter's close she give a brief update on the weather in Louisville, KY. She mentions that she hope the Moore Family will be able to read the letter and sends her love to Mary Ann, Linnet, John, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 13, 1897
Creator: Drury, B. Ada
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family, October 5, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee. In this letter, McGee informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: updates on the weather and the condition of the wells, details about the school house burning down, news about family and events, and a dialogue about Mary Dodd's letter. McGee closes the letter by mentioning that Linnet should write to her as well as Charles, Mary Ann, and Aunt Mollie. She encloses Mary Dodd's letter with her own and details that it may be of interest to Linnet.
Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 22, 1897]

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, Charles informs Mary that he has sent her trunk key to Gallatin and there is no need to break it open. He notes that he has sent a telegram to Will letting Mary know about the key. He discusses the daily chores with her, the weather, and updates her on the goings-on at home since her departure. In his second letter, written in the early morning of October 22, Moore details the happenings since Mary has left for Tennessee. He notes the weather conditions, mentions the chores that He and Linnet have performed, and states that the first night without Mary was lonesome. He details that both he an Linnet miss her very much. He discusses going to Melissa to send the key with the letter and to send a telegram to Will McGee. On this second letter, black threads remain where the key was attached to the paper.
Date: October 22, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 28, 1897]

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, Charles updates Mary on the goings-on in Collin County since her departure to Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving Mary's correspondence, news on the weather, an update on the house construction, details about Mrs Priest and Linnet's visit to her and to Jordan, community news, a discussion about real estate, a dialogue about daily chores, news about the fair and plans for Linnet to go with friends, update on the night's weather, details about the health of friends, and news about family. He notes to Mary that she should not worry about home and stay visiting her family as long as she wants. He closes the letter by updating Mary on the time and temperature. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: October 28, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, November 9, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee in which he updates them on the cold weather; harvesting pears with Linnet; and the successes and failures of the garden and the crops. He also talks about the continuing construction on the house. He says that Billy Smith's daughter died.
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 2, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife, Mary Moore, in which he updates her on his activities and what has been happening on the farm. He has a good potato crop and is storing part of it in Linnet's room. He writes that they are experiencing a bad "norther" with snow, strong winds and cold temperatures. He received a letter that said that Laura Jernigan had recovered from her illness.
Date: December 5, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 3 - 4, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife Mary in which he expresses happiness that she is out of danger of contracting "yellow jack" (yellow fever). He hopes that Mary will be able to visit with Sally Thornhill. He says that he went to town with Linnet to buy flour, shoes, and other supplies. He said that he has acquired a new supply of pork. He states that it is hard to make up a party as boarding schools have taken so many of the young people away from the neighborhood. He updates Mary on the health and activities of family and friends.
Date: November 3, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 20, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore that covers his activities, the weather, the crops, and the farm's animals. He wrote that Linnet was invited to a party. He also shares his views on several members of their community. He recounts the work to churn butter. He also writes about building a chimney. He recounts Linnet's work around the house and on the farm.
Date: November 20, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his wife Mary in which he writes about a trip Linnet is making to a fair. He also writes about picking cotton; what he has to eat; the pear crop; and requests information on family and friends. He writes about the building project he in involved in. Linnet reports on the fair she attended. She had fun, but the fair was "a poor thing." He said Linnet's trip cost $2.30. He lists who was at the fair and what they did. He discusses the rain and its effect on different crops. He states that there were four new cases of yellow fever at Memphis. He lists the activities and chores performed by Linnet. He updates Mary on the people he has seen and heard from.
Date: October 29, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. Hewden to Charles B. Moore, January 7, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by E. Hewden to Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Hewden thanks Moore for patronage of his newspaper and acknowledges that Moore is a veteran in free thought. He details that he hopes Moore would live to 100 and still be able to read his newspaper. He closes his letter by expressing his wishes for a successful new ear.
Date: January 7, 1897
Creator: Hewden, E.
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. 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 K. Wallace to Charles B. Moore, August 29, 1897]

Description: This is a postcard from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by K. Wallace. In this brief letter, Wallace informs Moore about the death of a family member. She details that all of her immediate family is doing well and that she hopes the same for Charles and his family. At the close of the letter, Wallace discusses an upcoming trip to Dallas and sends her love to all.
Date: August 29, 1897
Creator: Wallace, K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet and C. B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Moore, and her cousin Birdie McGee. Linnet writes about the trip she made with her father to by a cape, some shoes, and some flour. She gives the details of the party she threw and a list of the individuals who attended. She expects the house to be done by next week. Mary Kennedy and her mother are moving to Dallas. She said she was invited on a trip with friends, but could not go as it would require an overnight stay. Charles B. Moore wrote to Mary Moore that the house is ready for the shingles. He updates Mary on the crops; the health of family and friends; her flowers
Date: November 7, 1897
Creator: Moore, Linnet & Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections