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[Letter from Kate Wallace to C. B. Moore and family, September 26, 1898]

Description: She mentions that her mother died and that now the bond connecting them is broken. She tells them that her mother had been suffering, but continued to put on a brave face. They buried her next to their father and she will go live with her sister in Dallas. She gives her new address and is happy that he and Linnet enjoyed their trip with her. Included is the Funeral Notice for her mother.
Date: September 26, 1898
Creator: Wallace, Kate
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to H. Moore, March 5, 1888]

Description: She mentions that it is still raining and they can't do much work because of it. She is writing, but has nothing to say other than mentioning the weather. George Turner left and got as far as Cannon. George's wife was concerned he hadn't come home all day. The Colonel has sore eyes, but everyone else is doing fine. She has plenty of eggs and beef, but is running out of flour. One of her milk cows gave birth and the calf is doing well. She will be short on milk because of the calf. Phippen received the problems and is working on on them. She wants to play a trick on C.B. Moore about her twin calves. The Colonel was helping Phippen on the problems. Colonel asks a way to get the answers for the problems. Ben Shirley has been sick, thus neglecting his cattle. She tells him what has been happening to Old Man Smith. She talks about getting Jim new clothes. They might not have a school teacher for the spring. She has not heard about her relatives in Tennessee and can't wait to hear from him again.
Date: March 5, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, March 27. 1887

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan discusses how well her garden is doing and talks about her children going to the new schoolhouse in Cannon. The family is boarding the teacher and they are getting along well. There is a new jail in town. The town has a new paper, the Educational Journal, and the debate and literary society recently debated the subject of how prohibition would benefit the state of Texas. Includes original envelope.
Date: March 27, 1887
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore, September 26. 1887]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry Moore talks about family news, and work that is done around their farm. Mentions how well some of the cousins and how much "flesh" they have gained. Apparently she doesn't like Texas. She says that even though Texas is, "a nasty filthy hateful" place it agrees with some. Includes original envelope.
Date: September 26, 1887
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White, February 4, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Linnet White. In this letter, Laura informs Linnet of the goings-on in Van Alstyne, Texas. The news includes: a discussion about her family and their well-being, agricultural news and community news, and a dialogue about correspondences received. She closes the letter by sending love to all and notes that Linnet must vist her soon or she must visit Linnet soon.
Date: February 4, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, August 30, 1885]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, who was cousin to Charles. In her letter, Jernigan states that she has not kept up correspondence with Charles and Mary due to her daily chores, but also because she was ill for a month with a cough that wouldn't go away. She notes that she is ill again with a cold, though she has no cough this time. She updates Charles on family who have visited her and details that her and the children will be traveling to Sherman next week to visit the Wallace's if all goes according to plan. This trip to Sherman will be her first in seven years. Jernigan points out the the Moore family must be having a wonderful time in Gallatin, Tennessee. She expresses her happiness for Mary who was able to visit her family, but who was also able to see her home state. She fears that she will never see Tennessee again. She informs Charles of the rainy weather they have had and notes that even though the rain was much needed, the mud was certainly not. She states that she has received a letter from Cousin Lizzie who kept her posted on the health and news concerning family friends. She passed this news on to Charles in the letter. She asks Charles to write and tell her about the crops in Tennessee. She mentions that Lizzie still talks about the trip she took to see Linnet and has fond memories of the time they spent together. She hopes that Charles will not be upset with her for not keeping up correspondence and explains that this is the second letter she has written in a long time. Jernigan mentions that she was too tired to search ...
Date: August 30, 1885
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore, February 5, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan to Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: health updates on her and her family, news about Parry coming home, a discussion about the crops and general agricultural news, community gossip, a dialogue about killing and hanging meat to cure, details about how many community members and kin in Tennessee are losing their meat due to the warm winter, and news about Walter Barron shooting Watts last week. She closes the letter by noting that one of her children will be down to visit with Mary soon and she hopes that Mary could visit her soon as well. She send her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 5, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, January 21, 1906]

Description: Letter discussing family, such as Belle who is 19 and married her "boy husband" the previous October. She tells of a concert at the literary school, the heavy rains, the status of their crops and livestock, and all about other family members.
Date: January 21, 1903
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. In this letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in Van Alystne, TX. The news includes: a discussion about how the recent storms have affected her community and the communities around her, a dialogue about Claud marrying and how she hasn't visited since January, details about how she feels about the situation with Claud, a discussion about commencement and the possibility of Mary visiting, an aside about Belle coming down with the chills and how hard it is to get her to take medicine, details about the commencement program, and updates about family members and their plans for commencement. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 12, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, September 8, 1907]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. She had written them and not received a letter until after she left on her first trip. Then when she returned she went on another trip and hasn't had time to respond. She gives some news about Jim. Jim and them went to the lake. She talks about the fruit and crops that were there. She talks about the weather. She talks about her garden and the vegetables that are in it. She hasn't heard from anyone in Tennessee in a long time. Her father went to Austin and passed through Waco, but was on a round trip so couldn't visit. She says she is still waiting for Linnet and Claude to come visit them.
Date: September 8, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann Moore and Birdie McGee, January 23, 1902]

Description: This document is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Ann Moore, and to her cousin Birdie McGee. In the letter, Linnet details the happenings in her life since her last letter to her mother and they include: receiving her mother's most recent letter and photographs; detailing the rainy weather in Denison; and noting that she and Mrs. P went to church on Sunday morning, then for a walk on Sunday afternoon in the country. She describes the city people and how all they want to do is put on their best and gallivant up and down Main street on Sunday. Linnet details her visit to cousin Walter, mentions a real estate prospect that may have her and Claude moving in the future, and remarks on how windy it is which has made her embroidery and table pieces dirty rom hanging to dry on the line. She notes that she and Claude are planning a visit to Mr. White's home and will be there visiting for two weeks, if all goes well. She remarks on how lovely it is for her mother to have gotten a new dress and comments on Birdie's courtship with a young man named Will. She states that she wished she could see Birdie that day. She discusses their Grandmother's home and how it hasn't changed a bit. Also, she expresses her concern for her cousin Jennie who is losing her mental faculties. In the closing of her letter, she informs her mother of the illness of family friends and how she received a good meal because they could not eat the food that was made for them by Mrs. Goldman. She tells her mother that she should visit her soon and promises that they ...
Date: January 23, 1902
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mary and Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, November 9, 1898]

Description: Letter from Charles and Mary Moore to their daughter Linnet while she is away at school. They talk about a day trip they went on with Mr. and Mrs. Priest and their children. They went in the buggy and had a picnic near Van Alstyne of chicken, biscuit, pickles, custard, light bread and butter, and sweet potato custard. Charles brought some horses to town to sell, but only sold Bob. They hope she is feeling better and has her machinery back in working order. The Democratic candidate for governor looks like a whiskey bloat.
Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from T. V. Munson to Charles B. Moore, December 5, 1898]

Description: Letter from T. V. Munson of T. V. Munson & Son's Denison Nurseries to Charles Moore stating that any time of clear weather from time of letter until March 15th is good for planting. He states the studies of polmology (apple cultivation) and theology are in the decline. Theology is destined to decay as men and women are allowed to do their own reading and thinking. Includes envelope which was used as scratch paper and has the names Lena Thompson and Gertie Woods on the back.
Date: December 5, 1898
Creator: Munson, T. V.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Walter Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1901]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Walter Wallace. The letter details the family lineage of Moore's grandmother, Elizabeth Wallace Lanius. It notes family members and the places of death. Wallace furthers that a remaining family member, Uncle James, is in bad health. In the letter's closing, he mentions that Moore's daughter and her husband will visit him and his family. He states that they will do what they can to make her visit a pleasnat one. He also urges Moore to visit and mentions that his home is always open to C.B. The letter is dated October 31, 1901. It was written Denison, TX.
Date: October 31, 1901
Creator: Wallace, Walter
Item Type: Letter

[Telegram from E. E. King to Claude D. White, October 24, 1901]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a telegram to Claude D. White from Eustace E> King. In the telegram, King informs White that he has received the check from White and thanks him for the money. He also notes that he has ordered marriage certificates and will send Linnet the prettiest one when they arrive. He closes the message by sending love and best wishes to them both. King's name card which details the schedule of services, his church's name, and four bible verses is included with the telegram. The envelope the telegram and the card was sent in is included.
Date: October 24, 1901
Creator: King, Eustace E.
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock.
Date: October 21, 1871
Creator: Moore, Charles B.,
Item Type: Letter