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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
Date: August 16, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]

Description: Letter is from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: sending Kate off to school in Nashville,Maud's feelings about her children growing up, receiving Mary Tate's letter from White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, a dialogue about her stolen chickens,a conversation about Sallie starting school with Miss Hunt as her teacher and information about Jimmie and Willie's schooling, news about the weather,news about 'Aunt Mag' and her trip to Austin,a discussion about receiving no information on Wallace and his safe arrival,a dialogue about 'the babies dress and bonnets', and town news from Bolivar.
Date: September 6, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.
Date: September 26, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 27, 1862]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress, describing her fear after several confederate losses. She comments on the recent battles, tells him of her concerns, and pleads with him to not join the Army.
Date: February 27, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 1, 1858]

Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her son, David Fentress, concerning her gathering seeds for him; the amount of money she can raise and send to him; the trial of Allick Neilson for rape; the condition of the crops; and an update on the health and activities of friends and family.
Date: September 1, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
Date: August 16, 1864
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.
Date: September 26, 1859
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - September 1, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her son, David Fentress, concerning her gathering seeds for him; the amount of money she can raise and send to him; the trial of Allick Neilson for rape; the condition of the crops; and an update on the health and activities of friends and family.
Date: September 1, 1858
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jewlers' Business Card]

Description: A fragment of a business card from the C. B. Moore Collection. Text says "[...]arbox & Bro., [Je]welers, [...]49 Union Street, Nashville."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Land sale handbill, undated]

Description: Land sale handbill for real estate located in Hickman, Lewis and Perry Counties, Tennessee.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of expenses for trip, June 27-29, 1865]

Description: A list of expenses for a trip from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It includes tickets and fees, as well as daily traveling expenses. The dates of the listed expenses are from June 27 to June 29.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal notes, undated]

Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail a visit to family and friends in Tennessee. The document goes on to discuss the President of Oak Cliff school, a representative from the Houston Post, and agriculture. It mentions that it rained much of the time during a trip to Memphis from Nashville. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal notes, July 17]

Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail agriculture and travel to Tennessee. Moore lists travel expenses on the back of the page. The document is dated July 17 in an unspecified year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, May 13, 1890]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelop sent for an unknown writer. The envelope is Addressed to Charles B. Moore who was located in Melissa, Texas. The postal stamp is from Nashville, Tennessee and it is dated May 13, 1890. The back of the envelop has a post marked stamp from Melissa, Texas with no date.
Date: May 13, 1890
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wedding announcement for Mary Clara Compton and Harvey Edwin Crawford, June 10, 1909]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Mary Clara Compton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Compton, to Mr. Harvey Edwin Crawford. The wedding was to take place on Thursday, June 10, 1909 in Nashville, Tennessee. There are two copies of this item included.
Date: June 10, 1909
Creator: Compton, James & Compton, Mrs. James
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Travis Winham to Charles B. Moore, November 12, 1892]

Description: Letter talks about his job as a typesetter, the death of his brother, Lyke Winham, and his life insurance policy. He discusses the Republican party and its recent nominating convention, including the McKinley Bill. In addition, he discusses religion and the coming of a new Christ that is greatly needed. Also includes the original envelope.
Date: November 12, 1892
Creator: Winham, Travis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bounds, J. William to Charles B. Moore, October 8, 1899]

Description: Letter from J. William Bounds to Charles B. Moore in which he says that he has visited a mutual friend, Mr. Crawford. Mr. Crawford is very interested in the phosphate mining industry. Mr. Bounds says that Nashville is a very pleasant place to live. He is a student at Vanderbilt University and plans to graduate soon.
Date: October 8, 1899
Creator: Bounds, J. William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs, February 16, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by J. J. Crawford and is addressed to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs. In this letter, Crawford informs Moore and Biggs about the goings-on in Nashville, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt on Moore's letters, a discussion concerning the reasons why he hasn't written Moore in some time, details on the bitter winter weather and how important it is to have a fire in this weather, a dialogue about Moore's trip to Colorado and how Crawford learned much from the letters Moore sent to him,a brief message to Biggs about Tennessee and how he has not been outside of Nashville to see their "old time folks," news about Crawford's family and the winter activities of the children, a message from Anna to the Moore family, and a few messages sent by Crawford to people he knows who reside in Texas. He closes the letter by noting that he hopes Moore, Biggs, and their families are not home bound due to the bad winter weather, detailing that soon the blue birds will sing. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 16, 1899
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections