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[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, March 15, 1880]

Description: An envelope address to Mrs. Mary Moore, Melissa, Collin County, Texas. A postal stamp on the front reads: "Waco, TX; Mar 15, 7PM." A stamp on the back reads: "Melissa, COllin CO., Texas; Mar 18, 1880." Another stamp on the front is from a libery stable in Waco, TX.
Date: March 15, 1880
Creator: Dego, Mary Morgan & Marchale, Reia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James K. Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, October 15, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by James K. Dodd, Mary Ann's brother. In this letter, James details the goings-on at his residence in Paul's Valley, forty to fifty miles north of Ardmore. He notes that Florence and Mary are visiting Edmond and will be at home in a few days. He asks Charles to send him the balance of his account at the bank in McKinney. He mentions that the balance should be $305.80. James sends a message to George A. Wilson who sent him $200.00 to Edmund. He asks Charles when the $1,000 dollar note will be due and details that he needs it to be between the date of the letter and Christmas. He closes the letter by stating he has heard from Bettie that the Moore family are making their way home from Tennessee and that he expects they should be home by now. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Dodd, James K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, April 15, 1889]

Description: Matilda was sad to hear they were unwell and hopes they are better. She also had a cold and so did Abe, Bessie and Mattie. She gives Dinkie's recipe for cough medicine. She has had dry weather until yesterday and it hasn't stopped raining since. She talks about Dinkie's garden. She is worried about Tobe and Linnet. Dinkie writes that colds are going around. Mattie stayed with Birdie. Dinkie has a hundred chicks and two hens; she milks four cows and has so much milk. She has no hogs to give the milk to because they are all dieing of cholera. She also has to deal with mad dogs.
Date: April 15, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Charles B. Moore and Mary Ann Dodd Moore, April 15, 1880]

Description: A personal letter from Matilda Brantley Dodd to her daughter, Mary Ann Dodd Moore, and son-in-law, Charles B. Moore. The letter discusses Matilda's grandchildren, weather and it's affects on the crops, and the departure of Ted Roberts to go to Texas. A six line note on the top front of the page is from William Dodd. The envelope is address to Charles B. Moore, with a hand written note reading: "W + M Dodd; Received April; 1880." There is a postal stamp on the front reading "Gallatin, TENN; APR 16", and on the back reading "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Apr 19, 1880".
Date: April 15, 1880
Creator: Dodd, Matilda Brantley & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from J. Sabina Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 15-16, 1888]

Description: These letters are from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by J. Sabina Rucker to her brother, Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Sabina updates Charles on the Rucker family and details the country around her. She notes that while in the country she saw cowboys herding fifteen hundred cattle to New Mexico. The topic of this first letter moves to correspondences she had begun writing to Henry or Solomon. She discusses their travel and lodging plans and then closes the letter. Her brief, second letter was written on June 16, 1888. She discusses a house the family is looking at and notes that they saw a pack of dogs as they were coming into town. She details some news about a family friends and closes the letter because of the misting rain. The envelope is included with the letters.
Date: June 15, 1888
Creator: Rucker, J. Sabina
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Matilda Dodd and Adelitia McGee to the Moore Family, August 15, 1888]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a joint letter written by Matilda Dodd and Dinkie (Adelitia) McGee to the Moore family. In this letter, Matilda updates the Moore family on news from Gallatin, Tennessee and it includes: updates on family, friends, and correspondences which were received, a discussion about the dry weather and it's affects on the crops and the stock tank, a dialogue about Mary Thornhill, details about the produce that has been processed as cider, canned, or preserved, a discussion about Dinkie's poultry and the amount of butter she has sold, a dialogue about a disease which is afflicting the calves, instructions about the pictures which were sent to the Moore family, and news about school starting for Birdie,Alice, and Will. She closes the letter by stating that Linnet should attend the school with her kin. In Dinkie's letter, she details the happenings in Gallatin and the news includes: a dialogue about the dry weather and drought-like conditions, news about Will attending an ice cream supper at Limon McGee's place, a discussion about family members who traveled to Dry Fork for a meeting, details about a trip to Cousin Lou's place, a dialogue about John Wallace's burnt up thresher, news about a gift sent to Fannie, and a discussion about Linnet. She closes the letter by stating that Linnet must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 15, 1888
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Adelitia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sworn Statement, May 15, 1880]

Description: Sworn statement made by R. F. Bailey that he is not able to pay the fine and costs from the case The State of Texas vs. R. F. Bailey. The fine and court costs will be paid off with his imprisonment in the county jail.
Date: May 15, 1880
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections