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[Postcard from John C. Barr]

Description: Postcard sent from John C. Barr in Jerseyville, IL to Charles B. Moore giving a brief overview of recent events. Mr. Barr notes a visit from a friend and the ripening of fruit plants. Two notes on the front of the card read: "Received May 8 1874" and "4th. 1 inch rain last night."
Date: May 3, 1874
Creator: Barr, John C.
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[Postcard from R. Cook to W. A. Morris, June 3, 1880]

Description: Postcard from R. Cook of St. Jo, Texas to W.A. "Bud" Morris of Montague concerning payment in the Frieze case for $5.00 each for him and Hyden, plus $2.50 for a total of $12.50. The postcard mentions that it can be paid by Morris or Levi Perryman to keep someone from staying in jail.
Date: June 3, 1880
Creator: Cook, R.
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[Postcard from J. K. Dodd to C. B. Moore, March 22, 1890]

Description: He will be leaving Monday evening if the weather cooperates. He will have to stay at Gainsville. He will telegraph when they leave and Florence is still not doing well.
Date: March 22, 1890
Creator: Dodd, J. K.
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[Undated postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd to Mary Moore]

Description: A postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Moore. Dodd writes to say that she left Gallatin and hopes to enjoy the "western atmosphere" in Kansas City. She mentions that all are well in Gallatin, and that "Sister" is recovering from a long illness. The postcard, postmarked September 6, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Fort Worth, Texas, Box 52.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodd, M. Dorothy
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[Postcard from William Dodd to Charles B. Moore]

Description: Postcard from William Dodd to Charles B. Moore. Mr. Dodd gives updates on the news of family and his corn crop.
Date: November 28, 1885
Creator: Dodd, William
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[Postcard from William Dodd to the Moore Family, September 11, 1888]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a postcard written by William Dodd, Mary Ann Moore's father. Dodd writes to Charles and Mary Ann, or 'Sis' as the family affectionately calls her, informing the Moore's of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. He details that the family is all well at present and notes that they have received their most current letter. Dodd discusses that they have received a lot of rain and are awaiting a clear day. He states that Dinkie's children are in school and that they have a good teacher, Mr. Griffin. Dodd closes the card by informing the Moore family that Dinkie will write in a few days to continue correspondence with them.
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Dodd, William
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[Advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book]

Description: A card containing an advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book. The advertisement offers a free cook book when customers send their name and address to John Dwight & Co., No. 11 Old Slip, New York, Department 2. There are some handwritten personal notes on the back of the card.
Date: unknown
Creator: John Dwight & Co.
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[Postcard from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore White, October 16, 1910]

Description: Postcard to Linnet Moore White from Birdie McGee in which Birdie writes about her baby, Frank, the weather, and the health of her family. She thanks Linnet for the photographs of her daughter, Ruth White. There is an image of pansies on the back of the card.
Date: October 16, 1910
Creator: McGee, Birdie
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[Postcard from Dinkie McGee to William Dodd, December 28, 1885]

Description: She says that they are all well and they went to Bettie and Florence's house for dinner this week. She made dinner Christmas day and wished that they could have shared it.
Date: December 28, 1885
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Postcard addressed to Mary Moore, December 19, 1913]

Description: Postcard to Mary Moore in Kansas City Missouri that was sent by W. H. McGee and say thank you for the Christmas presents. The image on the opposite side shows two figures walking in a snow covered scene.
Date: December 19, 1913
Creator: McGee, W. H.
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[Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White, July 8, 1907]

Description: Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White. Birdie wrote them a while ago and they never heard from them. They are worried that Claude and them are all sick. The last time they heard from them they were planning on coming to visit. He asks that they write back if they have been sick.
Date: July 8, 1907
Creator: McKinley, W. J.
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[Postcard from H. S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, August 23, 1881]

Description: H.S. Moore is having 100 to 102 degree weather and has seen a second comet that was not as bright. Maria is doing better. George Kendall has started picking cotton. He missed two sermons, but received a private sermon from Bro. Noble. He was able to have more of a conversation with him. Bro. Penn was ill. Mrs. Welbom moved to Sasby and is going to keep a boarding house. The prairies have every kind of livestock coming. Owls and skunks are going after chickens. A rooster fell into the hogs' pen. William Hubford is suffering from an old wound. Jeff Love picks about 100 pounds of cotton every afternoon. Coffman and Scott went to sell dry goods, but their cash box was emptied of $40. Captain Russell has a sign in his salon that says, "In God We Trust." Aunt Ann is doing well.
Date: August 23, 1881
Creator: Moore, H. S.
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[Postcard from Ozment's Bank to Diana Watkins]

Description: A postcard written by J.W. Ozment to Diana Watkins notifying the recipient that her payment on a sewing machine was past due. The card was sent from Palestine, TX.
Date: January 27, 1875
Creator: Ozment's Bank
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[Postcard from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, January 24, 1916]

Description: Postcard to Linnet White from Cora Robertson The front depicts a picture of the garden of Tampa Bay. On the back Cora writes about how she is enjoying her time in Florida and will write Linnet a real letter soon.
Date: January 24, 1916
Creator: Robertson, Cora
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[Postcard from George Stewart to John Stewart, April 30, 1899]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by George Stewart and is addressed to John Stewart. In this postcard, Stewart discusses the goings-on in Johnson County in Texas. The news includes: updates on his and the family's well-being, a discussion about the planting of cottonseed, details about the grasshoppers eating all the wheat and mostly all of the corn, a message to Bill Evans about renting land, and updates about correspondences received. He closes the letter by noting that should John write soon with all the news.
Date: April 30, 1899
Creator: Stewart, George
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[Change of Address Notification, December 4, 1916]

Description: Post card from the U. S. Bureau of Pensions to Loriette C. Redway notifying her that a change of address has been made. Redway is classified in the U. S. Bureau of Pensions as a CIVIL WAR WIDOW.
Date: December 4, 1916
Creator: U. S. Bureau of Pensions
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[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.
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[Postcard from Lula Watkins to Linnet White, May 21, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Lula Watkins. Two of the corners are ripped and there is an illustration of a few flowers with a backdrop of water and greenery on the front. The writing is on both sides. Lula writes with a brief update of her life and hopes Linnet gets over her whooping cough soon.
Date: May 21, 1917
Creator: Watkins, Lula
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[Family Portrait Postcard]

Description: Photographic postcard with a family portrait on the front. There is a young girl wearing a dark coat with a light-colored bow in her hair, standing on the left; in the center, there is a seated woman wearing a dark coat, skirt, and decorative hat and she is holding a baby wearing a light-colored hat and dress; standing on the right, there is a young boy waring a light-colored suit and a military-style hat. The whole group is posed together in front of a backdrop.
Date: unknown
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[Letter for J. K. Drury]

Description: The message says "How are you?" On the other side is a picture of Kentucky day at Gallatin Fair.
Date: unknown
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