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[Customer's draft, August 19, 1909]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of two hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated August 19, 1909. The document has two stamps from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of two hundred dollars was paid on August 20, 1909 and August 22, 1909.
Date: August 19, 1909
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from F. M. Griffin to Mary Moore, August 27, 1907]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore from F. M. Griffin. She mentions the fair was organized very well. She has had so many visitors that she is now sick. She mentions where Lillian is going to school and what she did before the fair. Martha Patterson helped them at the fair. She talks about food spoiling and cousin Lou not doing so well. She talks about her crops and how well they did. She is getting treated by the same doctor that treated Uncle Abe. She talks about her treatment and pain. She asks that Linnet write to her, and she really wants to see them.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Griffin, F. M. & Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, August 2, 1907]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She received their letter and was sad to hear that they weren't coming to visit. She says that she could not go visit them because they are having a lot of bad luck. She is sorry that their crops are not doing well. Birdie's chickens have cholera. Lillie Bell has consumption. She canned and jammed Blackberries and sold them. She comments that everything is ripening late. The cashier at the bank was robbing it for years. She mentions how the money was being used. She brags about Will and how well he is doing. She is waiting for Linnet's letter and wishing they would come visit. She talks about the work she is doing and gives news about people. Richard Dobbins got married. She asks for information about the people living in Texas.
Date: August 2, 1907
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, August 20, 1901]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he tells her of a murder in Whitesboro, Texas. He says that an African American was captured, confessed, and was burned at the stake. He says that he will send her the full account of the incident in the Dallas News. He says that he makes $60.00 a month and asks her if she thinks they can live on that salary.
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he he says that the hotel gave out his room when he was late returning. He said he acquired an alarm clock so that he could get to the train on time. He updates her on the health of his family. He asks for an update on her buggy.
Date: August 9, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest, August 28, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest discussing Charles Moore's declining health and his last wishes should he die in the near future. He mentions a house that he is having built and some things which he wants Mr. Priest to have in the even of his death, and he asks that Mr. Priest not discuss the contents of this letter with Mary or Linnet. Moore also shares something he wrote in his diary the previous night.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Linnet Moore, August 17, 1900]

Description: Letter for Linnet Moore. She was so glad to hear from Linnet and is sorry that Linnet is worried. Her cousin Minnie went to the City of Mexico to teach English and Literature. Miss Dove came back from her visit in Lampasas. She mentions Sallie and Mr. Easterling also. She then talks about her health.
Date: August 17, 1900
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.
Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, August 11, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: updates on family and friends who are visiting town, community health news, a discussion about family friends going to the nation for grapes and to find a place to rent, a dialogue about Mr. Buckly's trip west, details about community gossip, news about their cow "Old Cora," and a discussion about last evening's plans. He closes the letter by stating that he is still tempted to buy the tickets to Colorado and for Linnet to let them know when to meet her at Melissa.
Date: August 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. K. Drury to Linnet and Charles Moore, August 26, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. K. Drury to Linnet and Charles B Moore. In this letter, Drury informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Chambersville, TX while Charles and Linnet were in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: updates on family, news about the weather and crops, a discussion about community news, a dialogue about the camp meeting and the attendees of that meeting, details about Sid Williams' sermon. The envelope is included with the letters.
Date: August 26, 1897
Creator: Drury, J. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore, August 3, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Drury informs Linnet of the goings-on in Chambersville, Tx. The news includes: updates on friends, community news, a discussion of the camp meeting and the attendees of that meeting, and additional news on family and friends.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Drury, Henry W.
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

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

Description: She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making.
Date: August 11, 1895
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections