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[Letter from S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill, May 8, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill. In this letter, Appling discusses the current news in her community. She details the goings-on and well-being of family members. She notes to Sally that she has rheumatism in her hands, making it difficult to write. Appling states that the garden is all planted and details which crops are successful or failing at present. She mentions that Henry is currently shearing sheep, updates Sally on community news and family health, and mentions they do not have much fruit this season. She closes the letter by stating that the family should write to them as soon as they are able.
Date: May 8, 1899
Creator: Appling, S. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Belle to her friends and family, 1898]

Description: A letter from Belle in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to her friends and family (the "home folks") in 1898. In the letter, Belle describes the events that took place during a great rain storm and subsequent river flooding in Tellico Plains, near the Tellico Lumber mill. While trying to secure her belongings and escape the home of Mr. Heyser, the general manager of Tellico Lumber, Belle fell into the water beneath a rearing horse ("Joe the horse"). She was saved by John Ballon, a black preacher, whom she called her "hero." Belle mentions that she plans to join Ballon's church and send him a poem entitled "John Ballon and the Flood of '98." Many of the belongings of all involved families were destroyed, but everyone made it out of the flooded area alive.
Date: 1898
Creator: Belle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from May Booth to Linnet Moore, March 24, 1898]

Description: Letter from Mrs. E. T. Booth (May Booth) to Linnet Moore regarding her husband's change of employment as a bookkeeper in Nashville to the head bookkeeper for the Pullman Piano Company. Mrs. Booth says that Richmond was founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). She says that she likes their new home and invites Linnet to visit.
Date: March 24, 1898
Creator: Booth, Mrs. E. T.
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Anna Boyd and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. She informs Moore about the reasons for the family's delay in continuing correspondence with the Moore family since their visit to Colorado. In this letter, Boyd discusses the weather's affect on their crops for this spring. She details the failures they had last season due to grasshoppers and hopes that this season would be better than the last. She notes that they did not have much success with fruit, though the gooseberry harvest looks promising. She mentions to Moore what the family plans to sow this season and tells him that they are all well at present. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: April 27, 1899
Creator: Boyd, Anna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]

Description: Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little.
Date: September 16, 1893
Creator: Boyd, Anna & Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore, January 29, 1899]

Description: Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore in which she discusses going to school. She says that the teacher separated all the girls that were sitting with their friends and had them sit with their sisters. Alta updates Linnet on the health and activities of the friends they have in common. She says who is getting married, who is courting, and who has broken up.
Date: January 29, 1899
Creator: Bryan, Alta
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Registry Receipt, August 26, 1896]

Description: A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas post office for registered letter number 18, received of C. B. Moore on August 26, 1896, and addressed to George Sypert in Arkansas.
Date: August 26, 1896
Creator: Chambersville Post Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Registry Receipt, January 6, 1896]

Description: A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas Post Office for registered letter number 2, received of C. B. Moore on January 6, 1896, and addressed to J. D. Shaw in Waco, Texas. The reverse side contains a message regarding the weather and other matters associated with farming.
Date: January 6, 1896
Creator: Chambersville Post Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inventory of Property, 1898]

Description: Inventory of Property owned by Charles B. Moore in Collin County, Texas. The form asked for information on livestock, carriages, wagons, and bicycles, sewing and knitting machines, and jewelry, among other things.
Date: 1898
Creator: Chandler, J. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alkavis Coupon]

Description: An advertisement flier for Alkavis, a product manufactured by the Church Kidney Cure Company.
Date: June 23, 1896
Creator: Church Kidney Cure Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections