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[Indemnity Bond, March 25, 1880]

Description: Indemnity Bond in the case of B. s. Harper vs. Lewis Farrow, in Grayson County, Texas, for the sum of $50.05. The document directs Levi Perryman, sheriff of Montague county to seize property to sureties to guarantee payment by Mr. Farrow to Mr. Harper.
Date: March 25, 1880
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[Letter from Dinkie, Willie and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, Marach 25, 1883]

Description: Dinkie says that they are all doing well, except Sissie who is unwell. She had tried gardening, but it has been really cold. John Rutledge is sick, Lizzie Wallace's son is well, Mrs. Allison will not live long, Mrs. Harper is sick and Laura Dorris has consumption. Bessie and Bettie are doing well. The wheat does not look good this year anywhere. She is going to sell butter and eggs. She has a lot of sewing to do and needs to make soap. Birdie says that she is writing to Linnet and Uncle Charlie. Dinkie asks that they write soon. Willie writes that he made a cradle and wagon for his Aunt Florence. His sister Alice has been unwell. He is going to trim the orchard for his grandfather. He is also milking cows. He mentions that telephone wires are being put up. He wishes he could see Linnet. Alice writes that she has been sick, but has been helping out as well. She was milking cows and making butter to sell. Birdie and Alice wish they could play with Linnet and Willie made himself a tool chest.
Date: March 25, 1883
Creator: McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 25, 1885]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. The letter is a four page letter.In the letter,on the first and second pages, Henry updates Charles on community news and it includes: an aside concerning the letters he has received from Charles, health updates of family and friends, details on the lack of news from Hunt County, a discussion about Vick's invitation, a discussion about a trip made by friends, a dialogue about Sam's white corn, news on the death of Kite and a subsequent discussion about the animal's fate in the afterlife, update on the eclipse viewing Henry held with friends on the night of the twenty-third as well as an aside about an astronomical publication he subscribed for, a discussion about Sabina's, the Moore's, and Henry's stopped clocks, and details about an ordered book written by General Grant. In the third and forth pages of the letter, Henry details updates on the happenings in McKinney and the news includes: news about the cool weather and the amount of rain in Charles' tank, an aside about cotton, a discussion about Joe Johnson, news about an extension, a dialogue about Dago's hospitality, details about Lily's time at the barber, a brief about Sam's intention to sow wheat and his need for help to gather corn at present, news about Cope White and McLean's dilemma and how McLean is at present, weather update with temperature and humidity readings, a dialogue about George Long's desire to sell out, and an aside about Vanter's agricultural endeavors. No envelope is included with this letter.
Date: September 25, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry S. Moore, May 25, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, cousin to Charles and Henry Moore. In this letter, Laura updates Henry on the happenings in Grayson County and the news includes: an aside on how she has not written to him in a while because she has not time, a dialogue about A. J. Jernigan's trips to Sherman to serve on the jury and to Austin with Lizzie, a discussion about Phippen's time in the capitol, details about school ending for Phippen and his plans for summer, a weather update, a discussion about the condition of the crops and notes about the amount of milk butter they are making, an aside about Old Man Smith, details about Jack's land purchase and plans for the land, information about land prices in Texas, and a dialogue about the weather which has brought lots of rain. She closes the letter by stating that she hopes to hear from the Moore family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 25, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, June 25, 1882]

Description: She is glad to hear they are doing well. She also mentions that they are doing well now. They had a case of flux and there are some cases of small pox in town. They are almost done with harvesting the wheat. Oat harvesting is almost here and the corn is looking well. They have irish potatoes, and they will have tomatoes soon. She had about a hundred chickens, but some were appropriated. She has seven turkeys. She learned from Em that Smith Johnson died, Malald Johnson's husband. Em had also said that things had been left in bad circumstances and asks that they write to Mrs. Johnson. Em also heard that White River had overflowed. She tells Sis not to worry about her coming to Texas that she wants to go because she is not happy with her current situation. She is expecting family to come, but she is going to her sister's instead. She tells Sis not to mention it in her letters because her husbands reads them. Her father has been trying to buy her a place, but has been unsuccessful. She asks what Linnet and Birdie feed the chickens and says that Bettie's baby is pretty. She asks that they write soon.
Date: June 25, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
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[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, September 25, 1882]

Description: Travis left Sherman with Miss Dora and dropped her off with her family. He took the train to visit Bettie Emerson, who was in Eurkea Springs, Arkansas. He is amazed at how big Fort Worth is. He met up with Charley Moore, whose family was in town. He was very thankful for Charley being kind and courteous. He then went to Dallas and between Fort Worth and Dallas he believes that Dallas will be The City in north east Texas. While waiting at the depot he met George Wilson. Mr Hubbard arrived with Debra Collins and Jack's daughters entertained her. Travis thinks Jack is lucky with his family. He met Uncle Sam Moore and all of his children. He called on Bettie Henry several times. He did not see much of Tom Benton. He thanks Charles and Henry Moore and George Wilson, for their hospitality. He hopes to send love to everyone and thanks for the wonderful time he had.
Date: September 25, 1882
Creator: Winham, Travis
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[Letter from William & Matilda Dodd and Bettie Franklin to Charles B. Moore and Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 25 and 26, 1880]

Description: The first page is written from William Dodd to his son-in-law Charles Moore and daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on January 25, 1880. The second page is from Matilda Brantley Dodd to her daughter Mary Ann Dodd Moore on Monday morning, January 26, 1880. It discusses some seedlings and saps she would like to Texas, an accident that a small child they know had, and a suicide. The last two pages are from Bettie Franklin to her sister Mary and brother-in-law Charles. It discusses weather and the health of their mutual friends and family. The envelope is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Melissa Texas. It has a hand written note: "Dodd family; received January 29th; 1880."
Date: January 25, 1880
Creator: Dodd, William; Dodd, Matilda Brantley & Franklin, Bettie
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[Sworn statement, January 25, 1880]

Description: Sworn statement made by Frank P. Rudolph that he knows Jim Baily and D. Baily, who are charged with murder in Comanche County, Texas, and that the men held in custody in Montague County, Texas are not the men he knows.
Date: January 25, 1880
Creator: Williams, W. A.
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