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[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

[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 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 from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she recall a visit with Linnet two years earlier. She writes that she is sending a piece of her shirt waist and describes the design.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGee, Birdie

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles Moore in which she describes how cold it is. She writes about what her family has been doing and the people they have visited with. She says she received shoes for Christmas. She requests a letter from Linnet.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGee, Birdie

[Letter from C. B. Moore]

Description: C. B. Moore is talking about his being his last letter. He is looking forward to a hopefully painless death. He talks about sleeping well only to wake up in pain.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from C. B. Moore, August 19]

Description: The author has applied for a patent on a extinguisher for locomotive smoke stacks. The author then describes the different mills of the walnut lumber. On the other side is the letter from C.B. Moore. Add and Henry are trying to borrow a thousand dollars for walnut timber. A mill is offering them at $4.50 per hundred for the best logs. Jo Wallace is going to Texas again when it gets cooler in order to clear up Uncle Sam's land title. Uncle Sam's land is worth six to eight thousand dollars. He plans to go with Add to grans next week.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Jacob Bayon]

Description: Charles says that the money and note made it. Although the note did not have a name on it so he doesn't know who to credit the money to. He sent it to Mr. Anderson but would like to know who sent the money.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore to unknown recipients. In this letter, Moore details the dilemma centered on the Annie Laura story which was printed in the Rockbridge County newspaper. He provides a brief, yet detailed genealogical account of the Moore family history as well as the Anna Laura ballad for the letter's recipients. The letter's edges are damaged and some of the words are missing due to the damage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mr. Kelly]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to a Mr. Kelly from Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Moore updates Mr. Kelly on news about a speech and its possible publication in a political paper. Included in this letter is a discussion about Mrs. Grundy and her role against the speech's publication. The letter is undated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to O. P. Reed]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to O. P. Reed. In the letter, Moore discusses literature, a picture drawn by O. P. Reed, news about friends, and a dialogue about the snow. At the bottom of the letter, he recalls a brief history of his life for Reed, detailing major life events in his sixty six years of living in both Tennessee and Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Robert Hall, November 3]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Robert Hall, a geologist, in which he says that he will try to answer Mr. Hall's questions about Collin County, Texas. He describes the soil, "black waxy", and the white rock underneath it, limestone. Charles states that the limestone is often used to build chimneys. He also describes digging a well and the layers of rock in it. He mixes the hard well water with rain water to soften it. A diagram of the soil and rock of Collin County is included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles B. Wallace to Sy and Will Wallace, December 6]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Sy and Will Wallace. In this letter, Moore details a genealogical account of the Wallace family. He provides a brief, yet detailed family history. The history includes a narrative of the Wallace elders, a list of the children born to Joseph and Mary Wallace, and a list of the children born to John and Matilda Wallace. The letter is dated December 6th and the year is unidentified. It is damaged along the edges of the letter and some words are missing due to the damage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Charles Moore]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore relating stories he heard from a man named Nicholas while riding on the train. The man claimed to be represent a publisher out of Philadelphia. In his early years in Texas, long before the "War of Unpleasantness," he traded a law library worth of books to Governor Henderson in exchange for land. He says that Sam Houston claimed that Texas annexation would have occurred 10 years earlier if they had followed a plan that Governor Jackson had set up. Robert E. Lee also refused to write his biography because it would involve him relating a negative story about Jefferson Davis. Apparently, Lee had recommended they surrender early in the war because continuing would devastate the Confederacy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Florence Dodd to Sis, Mr. Moore, and Linnet, undated]

Description: They arrived safely, but had a lay over in New Orleans. She saw her mother and Bettie's children. She wished Linnet would have been there. She had a really good time there and is really thankful to them. She is really excited to see Bettie. She mentions a weird person on the train. She asks that they write soon.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodd, Florence

[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore]

Description: A letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing farming, milling, a saw mill, hauling crops, and people he knows. Written upon a sheet of paper that was torn in half horizontally.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Henry S.

[Letter from Jennie Van to Linnet White]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Jennie Van to Linnet White. In this letter, Van informs White of the goings-on in her area. The news includes: a discussion about Van and her family's trip back from Estes Park, details on how glorious the trip was, a dialogue about finding many letters to reply to once she returned, an aside about Mrs. Patton who traveled with them to Estes Park, a discussion about her husband leaving for a fishing trip early in the morning and details on what he left for her and the kids to entertain themselves with, a dialogue about wishing Linnet, Ruth, and Claude were with them, news about an available boarding house, details about the monthly rent of the boarding house, and a discussion about going on an outing with H. B. and the kids. Van sends her love to the White family and states that she will soon see them all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Van, Jennie

[Letter from Jos. Wallace to Charles Moore]

Description: Letter from Joseph Wallace to Charles Moore that starts out with a request for more letters. Family and friends are discussed; the presidential election is mentioned; Wallace coming to Texas; and the subscription school that the son of Henry Dobbins is the principal of. The letter is torn and badly stained and many of the words can no longer be made out.
Date: 1uuu-10-01
Creator: Wallace, Joseph

[Letter from Joseph Wallace]

Description: Letter from Joseph Wallace in which he requests more letters, and gives updates on family and friends. Add is working with the surveyors of the Cumberland and Ohio Rail Road. Gran became a father. He also says that one member of the Robberts family is building a grist and sawmill at Edgefield Junction. Frank Wilson is headed to Texas. He ends by relating that the weather is dry and what crops have been planted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Joseph