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[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
Date: November 4, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Unidentified Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified older gentleman, posing in front of a decorative backdrop, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a light-colored shirt with a dark-colored bow tie, waistcoat, and jacket as well as a pair of wire-rim glasses. The photograph is mounted on a dark green mat.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edwin Brink Photographers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified older gentleman, sitting on a wooden chair outdoors. The man has a white moustache and beard and he is wearing a light-colored shirt with a dark suit including a waistcoat and bow tie. He is seated in front of a vine-covered wall, on a patch of grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Charles and Linnet Moore]

Description: Photograph of Charles Moore and his daughter Linnet seated outside of a house. He is wearing a dark suit and she is wearing a checkered blouse and a dark skirt. They are sitting in front of a porch with a railing and a screen door. Written on the back is "Charles Moore and daughter Linnet."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Linnet Moore]

Description: Photograph of Linnet Moore. She is wearing a checkered blouse and a dark skirt. She is holding a cat and is sitting beside stairs. The top half of the photo is stained and obscured by the damage. On the back is written "Lynnette."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Linnet Moore and Family, June 1901]

Description: Letter from an unknown person to Linnet Moore and family discussing daily events, crops, household chores, and news of family and friends. The letter is dated June 20, 1901 and June 21, 1901. It is torn in several places, making it difficult to read. Some of the pages are numbered, and some are not, so it is unclear if the pages are in the correct order.
Date: June 1901
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd, May 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to an unknown recipient discussing the weather, crops, and recent news. There appears to be part of an envelope stuck to the front page with a postmark from Gallatin, Tennessee dated May 23, 1885. The first page is written in purple ink, and the second page is written in pencil.
Date: May 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda Bratney
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]

Description: Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, discussing a local drought. Hays is setting up a homestead outside of Howell County, Missouri. Milling has suffered due to low water levels from the drought. He finishes by speaking of wars in Europe and of the city of St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: September 15, 1870
Creator: Hays, W. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochler, September 14, 1871]

Description: Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochland regarding a question of debts. Down expresses confusion over who is in debt to whom and attempts to present an idea of accounts to Hochland. Investment in a hotel is mentioned.
Date: September 14, 1871
Creator: Down, W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Paper Craft Hand Holding Heart]

Description: Paper craft blue hand holding white heart.The heart and hand have been woven together. There is some faint writing in pencil on the thumb that cannot be read.
Date: unknown
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Alta Berry and J. H. Berry to Claude D. White, April 11, 1909]

Description: A pair of letters from J.H. and Alta Berry to Claude White describing their experiences on the family farm, including the hassle of keeping turkeys, health issues, keeping servants, and an early frost that may have ruined a cotton crop.
Date: April 11, 1909
Creator: Berry, Alta & Berry, J. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White, January 9, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White and family discussing a favor Linnet had done for Sally, crops, raising chickens, and family news. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude White in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: January 9, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 11, 1914]

Description: Letter written to Mary Moore and family discussing family, livestock, and farm work. The letter is opens with "Dear Aunt and Cousins," so the author is related to Mary Moore. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Kansas City, Missouri. Some of the text is missing as the pages are torn.
Date: January 11, 1914
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Emma E. Walker to Linnet White, February 26, 1914]

Description: Typed letter with handwritten notes from Emma E. Walker of The Ladies Home Journal to Linnet White discussing how to deal with superfluous hair. It includes a typed article titled "Superfluous Hair," which gives detailed instructions regarding the best way to deal with the issue. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. C. D. White in Kansas City, Missouri.
Date: February 26, 1914
Creator: Walker, Emma E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Elvira Moore, February 16th, 1872]

Description: An unsigned letter to Elvira Moore. In it the author writes about local gossip, including numerous deaths and births, house fires, and the treatment of a neighbor's miscarriage.
Date: February 16, 1872
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]

Description: Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes.
Date: October 30, 1898
Creator: Welherald, E. E. & Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. A. Jimmer, March 6, 1914]

Description: Letter written by Mrs. A. Jimmer to an unknown person she addresses as "Dear Friend," discussing the receiver's upcoming move from Kansas City to Texas, and news of family and friends. Some of the text is missing because the pages are torn.
Date: March 6, 1914
Creator: Jimmer, A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Peterson, Sylvanus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections