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[Letter from J. Ann to Charles Moore, April 8, 1883]

Description: He was surprised, but glad to hear from Charles. He is sorry that Charles' brother John was suffering fro rheumatism. He believes everyone is doing well, and he mentions that they are suffering from dry weather. He hopes for good crops this year. There is a liquor prohibiting law and the Marshall takes drunk men to jail every few nights. He tells Charles that his son Will is still sheriff and the ages of aunts and uncles. He doesn't know if Willis is going to leave or not. He asks that they write soon. In the P.S. he asks some questions. He aks if Charles and Henry are the only ones to keep the Moore name. He mentions that the Boyd name rests on the second generation with one boy.
Date: April 8, 1883
Creator: Ann, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

Description: He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.
Date: March 24, 1882
Creator: Barr, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

Description: Letter from Mary A. Barr talking about improvements made to her property and her livestock. Talks about her daughter Julia and her travels. Tells about a trip she took with the Odd Fellows to Denver Colorado, including stops in Kansas City, Topeka, and Hutchinson Kansas. She rode the train which included an entire car filled with California fruit that they could have. She also talks about family she visited in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes original envelope.
Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Barr, Mary A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, June 11, 1880]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman through W. A. Morris the sum of $2.00. Collected upon the execution issued in the case Wheeler & Wilson Co. vs W. P. Leverett. Signed by the Justice of the Peace of Harris County, H Brashear.
Date: June 11, 1880
Creator: Brashear, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipts of Levi Perryman, November 16, 1880]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman the following court papers, execution issued from County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 881, with the cost of $250.38. Execution issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 885, with the cost of $410.69. Execution issued out of the District Court of Lampasas County in Case No. 380, with the cost of $928.25. Execution issued out of the District Court of Cook County in case No. 1038, with the cost of $1029.65. Also a Bill of Cost issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 53, with cost of $51.25.
Date: November 16, 1880
Creator: Campbell, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. C. Campbell to William Dodd, December 10, 1883]

Description: There was a problem between William and his brother George. W.C. would like to settle this and asks that William write back as soon as possible. He hopes that William's family is well. He mentions that John Love's wive is very sick. He asks again to respond immediately. In the P.S. he tells that Mary Love is dead.
Date: December 10, 1883
Creator: Campbell, W. C
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[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections