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[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, July 28, 1872]

Description: The author says that everyone is doing fine. They had a little bit of horse trouble, some of the horses got scared and loose and ran away. They were able to recover the horses though. The author went hunting in Cooke county, which didn't go well, but he found a bee tree.
Date: July 28, 1872
Creator: Moore, H. S.

[Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to Byrd Williams, Jr., August 23, 1923]

Description: Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to her husband Byrd Williams, Jr., discussing the need for money to pay for their sons, B. M. (Byrd, III) and John to have their tonsils taken out, as well as for John's circumcision. The letter also delves into their marital troubles as Byrd spends too much time away while working and gambling.
Date: August 23, 1923
Creator: Williams, Irene Biffle

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 30, 1882]

Description: They received the Moore's letter and are all doing well, except Florence. She was overheated while cooking three meals for 25 hands. The hands were used to thrash the wheat and they got 700 bushels cut. They has never before in Tennessee been able to get 25 bushels per acre. She thinks the corn looks promising. Carrol Wilson visited from Texas and took Miss Prudy Petete with him. He lives in Cook County. She says that the peaches and apples look good and that they have plenty of vegetables. Bettie says that if Abe leaves for work, Matilda has to stay with her. Bettie and Abe had a picnic and everyone enjoyed it. Melissa Seago's daughters are in town from New Orleans to visit family.
Date: July 30, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Willliams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - November 5, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams of Gainesville, Texas to her son B. M. Williams, Jr., discussing previous letters, normal household goings on, church gossip, and domestic chores such as gardening. It includes an envelope addressed to Byrd M. Williams, Jr. in Ogden, Utah.
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.

[Letter from W.O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: 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.