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[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, October 13, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which Mr. Berry says he ran into John Cox who told him that Claude owes him money for a mare. Mr. Berry is said that he is "sorry that the trade turned out as it did." He offers to pay Cox for Claude and send him the receipt. He also updates him on the rain and availability of water. A deposit slip for the Melissa State Bank is also included.
Date: October 3, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White, August 8, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which he describes the drought and its impact on the crops. He also writes about the work he has put in to the farm and says that he would like to stay there for four or five years.
Date: August 8, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, April 25, 1911]

Description: Letter J. W. Berry to Claude D. White. He wanted to write, but has been sick. He heard from Mr. Drury that Mrs. Moore is going to have an operation and hopes she will be fine. He talks about the weather and farming. He is expecting to see Claude this summer. He talks about Pitt. He mentions he only writes when he has something to write for. He hopes they are doing well. She is sorry for not writing but John was sick and she has been busy. She talks about Mrs. Moore and answers the questions she had about the well. She mentions the rain and how it didn't fill the well but was good for the crops. She talks about her bad luck with chickens. She talks about gardening. Mr. Gibson died. Wylie Horn died the day before he was to get married. She mentions the other couples that were to be married.
Date: April 25, 1911
Creator: Berry, John W. & Berry, Alta
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Raising a Boy]

Description: The author congratulates raising a boy. He hopes that the boy will become a farmer.
Date: 1858
Creator: Biggs, Tim
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mattie Blackman to C. B. Moore, January 5, 1890]

Description: Mattie is apologetic that they can't answer Moore's questions on a weed. He tries to discuss the possibilities of the germination, but mentions that he is not that knowledgeable on the subject.
Date: January 5, 1890
Creator: Blackman, Mattie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wedding announcement for Buena Vista Blassingame and Samuel G. Bryan, November 20, 1907]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Buena Vista Blassingame, daughter of Mrs. John D. Blassingame, to Dr. Samuel G. Bryan. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, November 20, 1907, at 5 o'clock in Elmont, Texas. The newlywed couple would later take up residence in Van Alstyne, Texas.
Date: November 20, 1907
Creator: Blassingame, Mrs. John D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Matilda Boder and Bettie Franklin]

Description: An envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, Esq. A note on the bottom left corner reads: "Matilda Boder +; Betty Franklin; Received January 8th; 1875." A postal stamp reads: "Gallatin Tenn; Jan 3."
Date: January 3, 1875
Creator: Boder, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Text
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Bounds to Charles B. Moore, February 22, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to Charles B. Moore from J. W. Bounds. In this letter, Bounds informs Moore of the goings-on in Nashville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about Washington's birthday, details about his Christmas vacations and Lila Franklin, a dialogue about the smallpox outbreak in his area, details not to tell his parents about his close encounter with smallpox, a discussion about graduating, and a weather update. He closes the letter by sending his regard to all of the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 22, 1900
Creator: Bounds, J. W.
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 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
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from George Bratney to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, November 19, 1876]

Description: A personal letter from George Bratney to his cousin Mary Ann Dodd Moore, informing her of his wishes to marry. The envelop has a postal stamp "York, Neb; Nov 23" and a hand written note reading "George Bratney; Recd Nov 28; 1876."
Date: November 19, 1876
Creator: Bratney, George
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from George Bratney to Mary, December 17, 1875]

Description: George hasn't written back because he became sick with Typhoid fever in August and now has the strength to write back. He would like to spend the holidays with Mary in her new home. He still lives in York and because of that was able to go to his brother's wedding. He is going to work on his farm for a time and then decide if the married life is for him. He wants to write her every few days but can't afford it. He is thinking of moving to Texas for the better climate and company.
Date: December 17, 1875
Creator: Bratney, George
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bratney, W. A., July 26, 1876]

Description: A personal letter from W. A. Bratney to Mollie Moore informing her that he had gotten married and started a new line of work in collections.
Date: July 26, 1876
Creator: Bratney, W. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

Description: Flyer announcing a new location for the Bray Brothers dry goods store in McKinney, Texas. There is a handwritten note on the back which appears to be a philosophical discussion of freedom and liberties, starting with observations about wild mustangs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bray Brothers
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wedding announcement for Frances Franklin and John Bailey Hill, December 18, 1901]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Frances Franklin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Thornton Brooke, to Mr. John Bailey Hill. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, December 18, 1901, at 8:30pm, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in McKinney, Texas.
Date: December 18, 1901
Creator: Brooke, William Thornton & Brooke, Mrs. William Thornton
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Calling Card]

Description: Calling card handwritten with the name W. I. Bryan.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bryan, W. I.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from George B. Buckler to Charles B. Moore, November 7, 1873]

Description: Letter from George Buckler? saying that he had fallen off a wagon and was unable to come into town. He was no longer able to work as a teacher because the government was too unreliable to pay him a salary. He was owed for three months work already and the pay would only be $50.00 in greenbacks which was not enough remuneration.
Date: November 7, 1873
Creator: Buckler, George B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections