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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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.

[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

[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.

[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.,

[Typed copy of letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Description: Typed copy of a letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields. It is typed on yellow paper, and some words or phrases are missing.
Date: unknown

[Wedding announcement for Linnett Moore and Claude D. White, October 15, 1901]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Linnet Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moore, to Mr. Claude D. White. The wedding was to be held Tuesday, October 15, 1901 at eight o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Moore near McKinney, Texas. After October 18, the newlywed couple would take up residence at 214 Gandy Street, Denison, Texas. There are two copies of the announcement included.
Date: October 15, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary