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[Charles Moore Letter Book]

Description: A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom.
Date: January 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Correspondence, undated]

Description: This is a correspondence from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore. The document includes a detailed genealogical account of the Wallace family history. The account includes family member's names and additional information about each member named in the correspondence.
Date: unknown

[Draft of letter, 1891]

Description: This is a draft from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore when he was 68 years old and addressed to the Courier Journal. In this letter, Moore discusses the Annie Laura story printed in the Rockbridge County News and provides the journal with 100 year old verses written about her by Robert Burns. It is dated 1891 in an unspecified month and day. The document is damaged along the edges and some words are missing due to the damage.
Date: 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

Description: This is a draft from the personal papers of the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore on April 19, 1891. In this letter, Moore writes about an article written in the Dallas Weekly News on April 16 by D. B. Kiefer. The article details a "norther" that struck Texas in April of 1857. He states in this document that he writes to corroborate stories with the journalist, provide his experience through the "norther," and make a correction on the date given in Kiefer's article. The third and fourth page of this document includes genealogical accounts of Moore's descendants. He details the Wallace family and the history of some of the Wallace men who were part of an expedition sent on a charge to the Creek nation.
Date: April 19, 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Fragmented Letter]

Description: Letter does not say who it is for or who it is from. The author talks about what he has been eating. He has plenty of milk and mentions farming. He says that Claude wants to go, but the boss wants him to stay. He talks about being sick.
Date: unknown

[Letter]

Description: This document if from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from an unknown writer to an unknown recipient about how they intended to make arrangements concerning their marriage and children. The letter describes the writer's personal sentiments on life at this moment in time. It is undated.
Date: unknown

[Letter and Booklet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 14, 1907]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude's interest in preparing for the Federal Civil Service Examination by taking a correspondence course with the Washington Civil Service School, of which Mr. Hopkins is the president. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Included with it is a short booklet explaining the pricing of the course, and it includes an application. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 14, 1907. The return address is typed in the upper left corner. There is a postmark for McKinney on December 16, on the back. The following address has been written on the front of the envelope in pencil: A. S. Kent, 205 E. Burnett, Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Date: December 14, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.

[Letter and Pamphlet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 26, 1907]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding the possibility of Claude taking a course to prepare for the Federal Civil Service Examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Also included is a pamphlet of testimonials from other people who have taken correspondence courses through the school. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 26, 1907. The return address for the school is Marden Building, 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. There is another postmark for McKinney on December 28 on the back.
Date: December 26, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.

[Letter, August 5, 1917]

Description: Letter dated August 5, 1917 discussing the recipient's vacation in Denver and the writer's plan to join them there, as well as the recent news from home. The letter is addressed to "My dear Dubbies," and signed "Lovingly, Dubbie."
Date: August 5, 1917

[Letter for Mrs. White, October 23, 1912]

Description: Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. She says that the past summer was her busiest and shortest, even when the girls were babies. She will tell Linnet about camping later. She had help from Mrs. Chambers, who is now in California. The family sale happened Saturday and almost everything went wrong. The weather was bad. But they had a good time.
Date: October 23, 1912

[Letter Fragment]

Description: Letter fragment written by an unknown author discussing farm work. It is not addressed to anyone, but it was written at 6:30 in the morning. The top and bottom edges of the page are torn.
Date: unknown

[Letter fragment, c.1899]

Description: Letter fragment that describes a miniature windmill that can be sen in motion with warmed air.
Date: 1899~

[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]

Description: Letter from A. A. Glisson of the Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company to Claude D. White discussing rates and routes for Mr. White to travel to Blair, Oklahoma. The letter is typed on the company's letterhead, and there is a graph on the left side of the page titled "Profile of Fort Worth & Denver City and Colorado & Southern Railways, Showing Altitudes attained enroute from Texas to Colorado." A map of the Denver Road printed on the back. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in McKinney. There is postmark on the back for McKinney, Texas, September 25, 1908.
Date: September 23, 1908
Creator: Glisson, A. A.

[Letter from A. E. Trent to Linnet Moore White, September 12, 1904]

Description: Letter from A. E. Trent to Linnet Moore White giving information on the family's health, the weather, and the activities of Ruth White. The letter from Mattie Franklin is discussed. The the crops, canning, and the fate of the chickens are discussed.
Date: September 12, 1904
Creator: Trent, A. E.

[Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

Description: Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, local elections, farming, and the weather. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on September 12, 1861.
Date: September 1, 1861
Creator: Wilson, Addison

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda

[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]

Description: Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is doing chores. Dinkie asks that they come visit. Alice mentions the concert that happened last Friday and how funny it was. Her character was Mrs. Buttermilk. She also asks that they come visit.
Date: January 1, 1888
Creator: Dodd, William; McGee, Alice & McGee, Dinkie

[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]

Description: Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk.
Date: December 18, 1875
Creator: Donnell, Alice

[Letter from Alice G. to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, May 22, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice G. Alice writes to express her desire for Linnet and her family to visit. She includes that she would be willing to watch Ruth of Linnet and Claude went to Omaha and mentions a commencement at Howard College.
Date: May 22, 1917

[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators.
Date: October 10, 1915