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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: 1863- 03-29
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, June 18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in Chambersville, TX. The news includes: a confirmation of receiving a note from Linnet written by Mary Ann, a discussion about her trips to Georgetown and Austin, details about her visit to Austin, an update on her eyes and the treatment she received from an oculist, news from her community when she got home from Austin, and a discussion about the camping trip she and her friends will go on to the river. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes Linnet will write as soon as she can and sends her best regards to the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 18, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, March 12-20, 1899]

Description: She is happy that they write each other everyday. She talks about what happened after dinner. Minnie had an old friend from school visit. She talked about her to her family and they are all happy to hear about Linnet's welfare. She always think of her. She saw Jim who acted like he hadn't heard from Linnet. Lorena saw Jett who also hadn't heard from Linnet. She talks about teaching and hearing a sermon. She received a letter from Melvin and Carter. She plans to see her in June. She talks about what she did Monday and the reason why she was unable to write Monday night. She had a weird dream Sunday night. She talks about the weather and hopes it will rain. She washed some clothes and did some reading. She went with Minnie to look at Mr. Darbis' flowers. Minnie received a letter from Linnet's father. She received a letter from Mr. Taylor who sent only Linnet love. She calls Linnet her adopted daughter and asks about the boys Linnet met. She heard about a letter from Linnet to Jim Cook. She sent a letter to Carter that she would not be going to Austin and that he needed to come home. She hasn't told anyone but Linnet and Lorena that she might plan to go and visit Linnet in September. She had a very lonely day Thursday. She writes about the articles that she is reading. Minnie received a letter from Kate Thomas. Carter came home and she went to a lecture with him. She then names off some new couples. She thought she had broken the door to the Judge's Office. She says that LInnet needs to respond to Jett, even if it is that she doesn't want to write him. She does not like ...
Date: March 12, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Item Type: Letter

[Man with Horse on Barrachone Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a man with a horse on the Barrachone Ranch in Round Rock, Texas. The man stands close to the horse, holding its lead. A line of trees can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[News Script: Doctor Dickey]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dr. James Lee Dickey, a black physician, receiving recognition from the town of Taylor for his work improving public health in the black community.
Date: January 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Jail sold]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the town of Round Rock, north of Austin, selling its jail due to a lack of crime in the city.
Date: January 3, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Item Type: Letter