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[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore from Dinkie McGee, January 3, 1886]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa,Texas. A faded note in the corner appears to have the name McGee. The postmark in from Gallatin, Tennessee, 1886. The envelope is damaged and torn. The remnants of a letter are still inside. The letter appears to discuss a party, visits between relatives, and farm information.
Date: January 3, 1886
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, June 3, 1881]

Description: She went home for a while and has canned 7 cans of cherries and one can of strawberries. She hopes to see them this summer. Birdie has grown and is able to talk and sing. She has irish potatoes, peas, beets and 100 little chickens. Henry isn't done planting, but it has been so dry. Birdie keeps Sissie busy minding her. Sam Wallace came to visit and is not as proud as he used to be. She has been cleaning. Mollie's Nephew writes a few lines. He writes about how helpful he has been. He mentions he has new clothes and shoes. He has helped his mother clean and has been fishing. He caught a turtle. Dinkie mentions she has no way to go visit Bettie and is happy with the Sunday school Willie and Sissie go to. She wants to go to town and get a hat and dress. She really wants them to visit and asks that they write soon.
Date: June 3, 1881
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
Date: September 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to the Moore family. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: confirmation that the Moore's letters were received, a dialogue about Lila and Solomon, a discussion about the new well, a weather update about the day's rain, details on how the rain halted Gross and Solomon's work on the grass, a dialogue about Gross picking up turnip seeds in Melissa, a discussion about exploring the property for water, details about Jones & Co., news about Charles' red heifer, a dialogue about Jupiter, updates on the family and on friends who have visited recently, news about Bessie and Cloyd, a discussion about Emmet's bow and arrows, news of the Webb-Moyer death, details on the pastures drying up, a discussion about the sanctificationists, a discussion the options of splicing a team with Will Dixon to meet an appointment in town, an a dialogue about a skunk. He closes this letter and begins on the seventh page with a letter dated September 4th. In this short second letter, Henry details the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a weather update, news about Lila's cow, calf, and filly, a discussion about the Moore's house and carpet, a dialogue about Sabina's dog Jacky, family news from Neal Moore, news from Lizzie Jernigan, community health updates, and additional family news. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
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[Postcard from R. Cook to W. A. Morris, June 3, 1880]

Description: Postcard from R. Cook of St. Jo, Texas to W.A. "Bud" Morris of Montague concerning payment in the Frieze case for $5.00 each for him and Hyden, plus $2.50 for a total of $12.50. The postcard mentions that it can be paid by Morris or Levi Perryman to keep someone from staying in jail.
Date: June 3, 1880
Creator: Cook, R.
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[Transcript of Letter from W. O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
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