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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top.
Date: July 7, 1850
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill.
Date: November 18, 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]

Description: Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves.
Date: July 10, 1859
Creator: Moore, Elvira

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.

[Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1959]

Description: Letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859. It has an envelope addressed to Adison Wilson in McKiney, Collin County, Texas. The envelope is torn at the top right corner, and there is a partial postmark from Tennessee.
Date: December 18, 1859
Creator: Moore, Ziza; Moore, Josephus C. & Wallace, Will

[Letter to Moore, July 16, 1853]

Description: Letter written to a Mr. Moore about the history liquor laws enacted in Portland, the politics behind the passage of the 1851 version of the law, and observations made after it was passed. Author is unnamed, but states he was a member of the senate when the law was passed.
Date: July 16, 1853