The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 6 Matching Results

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[Land Grant, May 17, 1883]

Description: This is a land grant from the State of Texas to Levi Perryman. It has been signed by governor John Ireland, and W.C Walsh, commissioner of the general land office. The land is 90 2/5 acres, and is about 10 miles from the city of Montague.
Date: May 17, 1883
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
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[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore, September 9, 1884]

Description: She was glad to receive the letter from Charles. She has been lonesome since Jack left. Lizzie has spent time with the children. Jinni hasn't had any rain. She says that she is lonely and doesn't receive any letters, except from Charles and Carin Henry. Sam Henderson is going to visit Charles. She doesn't know what to write since no one visits her. Jackson has been gone for more than a day, she thinks he might be married. Mary and Laura are similar to herself. She believes that she has enough fruit for the winter. She asks that they write more and that she would answer her friends letters if they would write.
Date: September 17, 1884
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 17, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she starts out discussing her and her family's health. She also discusses the weather, crops, and the deaths of Jo Wallace and Mrs. Wilson. She says that Dinkie needs to make soap and was making butter. William Dodd and Birdie McGee added a notes at the end of the letter. Birdie shared that she weighed 41 pounds.
Date: April 17, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, July 17, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Matilda Dodd, Mary Ann Moore's mother. In the letter, Dodd notes that the family has received the letter written by Mary Ann and that they were all glad to hear that they were all well. She mentions that Bettie's health has improved while she was there visiting the Franklin family. She states that there has been so much rain that people are losing there oat and hay crops, but the corn corps are flourishing and the fruit promise to be abundant. Dodd details that some family members are hauling clover hay because the weather is warm. She notes that the Moore family will experience warm weather as they travel up to see the Dodd and their kin in Tennessee. Dodd states that there is no report of Cholera and that there are no illness that she knows of around their community. The discussion moves to the abundance of berry harvests that she and Florence have put up. She also mentions that she has put up a sizable blackberry harvest for Bettie. She notes that Dinkie has gone to visit a family friend who is very sick with the same illness Bettie is recovering from. Dodd details that Birdie is probably readying her dolls for Linnet's visit. She begins to close her letter by informing Mary of Day's tavern if they need a place to stop and rest, or if they need a buggy to take them to the family's home during their trip. Dodd expresses her wishes to hear from Mary soon at the letter's close.
Date: July 17, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
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