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[Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary Ann Moore and Charles B. Moore, December 17, 1900]

Description: Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she gives family news, including their health and activities. She also talks about visits by friends and the weather. Bessie gives an update on Grandma's health and activities. There is also an accounting of the crops and farm animals. She also talks about developing plans for Christmas.
Date: December 17, 1900
Creator: Franklin, Bessie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to C. B. Moore, July 30, 1990]

Description: Letter to her Uncle Charlie, Aunt Mollie and Cousin Linnet. She says they are all doing well except for her grandmother. They haven't adjusted to not having Mary there anymore. They try to visit her grandmother everyday since she got hurt. She doesn't think she will walk again. Her Aunt Bettie had told them to watch her. They were planning on going to Texas before her grandmother got hurt, but now they won't be able to make it. She would like to respond to Willie's question, but she doesn't know where to mail it to. They are planning to get her grandmother a chair with wheels. They haven't thrashed the wheat yet and are scared it might spoil. She mentions the health of everyone. She also mentions that cousin Lou came to see her grandmother.
Date: July 30, 1900
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Charles, and Linnet Moore, December 18, 1900]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family in which she gives the news of the health of their extended family. She expresses her belief that going to college has gone to Mary Dodd's head. Mary is also being courted by three men. She thanks Charles for the newspapers. She says her plans for Christmas are not working out.
Date: December 18, 1900
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family, February 4, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Linnet Moore, and Aunt Mollie. In this letter, McGee informs the Moore family and Aunt Mollie of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The News includes: a confirmation about receiving the most current letter written by the Moore's, a weather update, details about the smallpox outbreak and how everyone is getting their vaccinations, a discussion about going to town to get a vaccination and details that Alice is sock from hers, news about community deaths, a dialogue about social events some family members attended and what happened at the events, health updates on Matilda Dodd and on the family members who have been vaccinated, and a discussion about clothing. She closes the letter by noting that the family should write to her soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 4, 1900
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Carry Goodall, 1900]

Description: Letter to Miss Carry that the book she asked C. B. Moore to read is not to his liking. He tried reading the book and he did not like the preface and then when trying to read the first chapter he kept falling asleep. He feels the book is not of his capacity. He says that it is not just this book and its ideas that don't agree with him.
Date: 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Mary Moore, January 8, 1900]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore He received her letter and they all felt compelled to write her back. Willie finished and sent his letter already. Linnet was too tired and went to bed early. He tells her what he has been doing and mentions that he had some visitors. He mentions the weather and how cold it has been. He was hoping to get a letter from her that evening, but didn't. He talks about all the rain they have had. He mentions food that he has eaten. He received a letter from Kate Wallace and a card from her. He will try to finish his letter and send it off. Willie has been visiting Priest. He again mentions the weather. He lost a tooth. He talks about the letters he is expecting and how well their milk is.
Date: January 8, 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C.B. Moore to Mary Moore, January 11, 1900]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore from her husband C.B. Moore. Willie sent his and Linnet's letter to her. He read the paper and then went to bed. He had a hard time sleeping because of the cold. He mentions that it has been raining. He mentions that Linnet and Willie are milking and the weather is still dreary. Linnet is cooking for him and now the wind has picked up and is hurting his eyes, so he has to stay inside. He received a letter from Camilla Wallace, but none from her. By the evening it cleared up, but he thinks it may frost. He went to sleep early, although he work up because of the cold. Tommy was still over after ten o'clock. There was an incident with a negro, he got arrested. He then copies an entry from his diary of the day. He tells her to stay as long as she can and to enjoy her visit.
Date: January 11, 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Carter Dalton Linnet Moore, April 8, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he confesses that he forgot to "check your trunk and have cussed myself over and over for so doing." He tells her about a dam that washed away killing nine men in Austin, Texas. He asks Linnet's advice on answering a letter from a woman. He wants to keep her as a friend, but not encourage her to think he wants more from the relationship. He say that he is thinking about going "to the Territory" next summer.
Date: April 8, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 19, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he says that Lula Dalton and Mrs. White went to the university to hear William Jennings Bryan. He has "a whole train load of people" from Burnet staying with him, so that they could be in town to hear Mr. Bryan. Small post has broken out at the University. He updates Linnet on his activities, the girl he is courting, and the news of their friends.
Date: April 19, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 11, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore. He wanted to respond to Linnet's letter before too much time had passed. He was worried about Lula going to Dallas to visit Linnet. He is about to be on his way home to spend time with Jim Cook. Jim's mother and sister are in Austin, but he hasn't seen them. He asks about who is in love with Linnet now. He talks about his problems and asks if Linnet is coming to the San Antonio fair. He talks about Burnet and how old friends don't talk to him anymore. So he is now lonely, but he has some questions for her about graduation. He asks about her suitors and the guy that sent Lula a picture of himself.
Date: October 11, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter J.
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 from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, March 14, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his daughter, Linnet Moore, in which he writes her about the daily activities of his and Mary's household. Charles gives the news of the farm and the activities of their friends and family. The picture man came and he now has a picture of Henry that is first rate. He ends the letter by saying that "if the big ships come to Galveston go to see them."
Date: March 15, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, March 19, 1900]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his daughter Linnet in which he referred to her trip to Galveston, Texas. He tells her about the activities on the farm. He also says that he drove by a young woman who addressed him as "Uncle Charlie," but he did not recognize her. He also says that one of the legs on his milking stool broke off while he was using it. He was not injured. He also reports that he has been looking after the graveyard.
Date: March 19, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, January 13, 1900]

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, Charles informs Mary of the goings-on in Advalorem, Texas. The news includes: detailed accounts of daily chores around the house, updates on agricultural chores around the land such as clearing wood, stacking corn, and general maintenance of the farm, a confirmation about receiving Mary's letter, a discussion about the news from Gallatin,TN, a dialogue about the possibility of Mary not receiving all the letters Linnet and Charles sent to her, details about Will's trip to church, and a recount of his afternoon and evening. In Moore's letter dated January 14, 1900, he discusses the day's chores and notes that this day is a glorious one. He notes that he showered and got ready for the day, but needed a bit of hep from Linnet with his dressing. His mention community news and details what Linnet prepared for their dinner. He tells Mary that her absence allows Linnet and himself to take on responsibilities that usually fall on Mary, but he is happy to take them on because it means that Mary can relax when she is in Gallatin. He thanks her for taking care of their home while he and Linnet were in Colorado. He notes that it is now their turn to take of the home while Mary is away with her family. He closes the letter by giving a weather update and noting that this letter will go into the mail in the morning.
Date: January 13, 1900
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, January 15, 1900]

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, Charles informs Mary Ann of the goings-on in Advalorem, TX while she is in Gallatin, TN visiting kin. The news includes: updates on daily chores and agricultural chores, community news, updates about renting Linnet's land and the south field, and gossip from Linnet and friends. In his next letter dated, January 16, 1900, Moore details abut his morning routine and gives a weather update before he closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: January 15, 1900
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections