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Description: Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley. Guthrie, a veteran of the Mexican War, died of pneumonia at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee at the age of 77. At the time of his death, Guthrie had been married to his wife, Lizzie, for 50 years. He was survived by his wife and three of his children children. Guthrie was known as a very religious man, and was one of the wealthiest men in the county. Sarah Ann McKinley, wife of W. J. McKinley, died after a long illness at the age of 62. She was survived by her husband and two children.
Item Type: Clipping
Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail a visit to family and friends in Tennessee. The document goes on to discuss the President of Oak Cliff school, a representative from the Houston Post, and agriculture. It mentions that it rained much of the time during a trip to Memphis from Nashville. The document is undated.
Description: Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore from an unknown sender discussing recent news of family and friends, farming, and news related to the war and military preparations. The letter was written over several days from September 9, 1861 to September 15th.
Description: Postcard to Linnet White from Lizzie. She wrote to give Linnet a brief update on what has been happening in life. She mentions that she has been sick, someone that had an operation recently, and hopes to hear from Linnet on how her operation went.
Date: May 2, 1917
Item Type: Postcard
Description: Letter to Mary Moore from Laura [Jerningan] discussing news of friends and family. She writes of plans for Christmas, health concerns for herself and others, and other topics.
Date: December 1, 1916
Description: Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White and Mary from Laura [Jerningan] regarding local events of friends and family. Laura writes of the weather and of friends she has seen during this time.
Date: August 1916
Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing her recent visit to Linnet, their daughters, and apologizes for something she said during her visit that might have caused undue worry. Cora's daughter is at boarding school and she writes at length about how much she enjoyed her visit.
Date: March 2, 1915
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Description: Letter to Claude D. White in Dallas, Texas from an unknown person discussing a successful operation that Linnet White had and her recovery process. The pages are stained and torn in several places, and the name of the person who wrote the letter is missing.
Date: April 12, 1914
Description: Invitation from William A. Shaw to Claude and Linnet White. The invitation is for the wedding of their daughter Irene to Mr. Charles Clinton Jones. The wedding is set for June 10, 1909 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 26, 1909
Creator: Shaw, William A.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White's. In this letter, Thornhill informs her kin on the going-on in Goodlettsville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about her correspondences, an apology for not writing a quick reply to Moore and White, a discussion about the grippe outbreak and news about those who are sick with pneumonia, a dialogue about Bailey Love's death, a dialogue about the mud and how it makes the agricultural work much harder, news about her weaving project, a discussion about traveling to see family in Nashville, and updates on the prices of meat and an aside on the production of eggs this winter. She closes the letter by sending love and well-wishes to all.
Date: March 10, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Virginia Bird, daughter of Mrs. Jennie Oates, to Mr. Joseph Harrison Armstrong. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, January 1, 1902 in Dallas, Texas. After February 3, the newlywed couple would take up residence in McKinney, Texas.
Date: January 1, 1902
Creator: Oates, Jennie
Description: These are documents from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The documents include a clipping and two tickets. The clipping details that P. O'Reilly and W. L. McCormick were elected as alderman to fill the position in their respective wards. On the reverse side of the clipping is a marriage announcement for Linnet Moore and Claude White; the reason this clipping was cut and saved. The tickets were for travel on October 16, 1901 from Dallas to Denison for two passengers on a passenger car designed by the Pullman Company.
Date: October 1901
Item Type: Clipping
Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Mary Wilmeth, daughter of Mrs. C. M. Wilmeth, to Thomas H. Horn. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, May 1, 1901 at 96 Hughes St., Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 1, 1901
Creator: Wilmeth, C. M.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. G. Cook and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Cook informs Linnet of the happenings in Burnet, TX. The news includes: a discussion about correspondences lost on the mail, details about a girls-only event held in town, a dialogue about how he and G. fixed the fortunes told by the fortune teller at the girls-only event, an update on when and where he has seen Lula Dalton and the rest of the girls in the club, news about the Jones family moving to Oklahoma, and a discussion about traveling out of Burnet. He closes the letter by noting that he is the same Jim Cook as Linnet has known,the same person she hoped he would be, and signs the letter a true friend.
Date: April 29, 1899
Creator: Cook, J. G., Jr.
Description: He was glad to receive a letter from Charles while he was in Colorado. Neal will try to explain what has happened since the last time he wrote. He writes about certain expenses that have thrown him and swear to never have it again. He has gotten some work in San Antonio and is staying with Will Firgh. He has come to the realization that he is not a city person and will eventually become a farmer. He asks Moore to keep an eye out for good land for him. He asks about a job as a farm hand, and mentions that his parents say there is no work in Dallas. He mentions that Minnie was in Boulder for a teachers' convention. He says his parents are doing well, but he and his brother are not. He thinks that his letter did not reach Charles or he did not receive Charles' answer. He says that since he is in the country he has no spare time and has made repairs to the house. He needs to do some planting and hopes to get some work in San Antonio to make more repairs. He would like to hear about Charles.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Neal
Description: A bill from the Texas Farm and Ranch Publication Company in Dallas, Texas for one year of subscription.
Date: December 1, 1894
Creator: Texas Farm and Ranch Publication Company
Description: Travis left Sherman with Miss Dora and dropped her off with her family. He took the train to visit Bettie Emerson, who was in Eurkea Springs, Arkansas. He is amazed at how big Fort Worth is. He met up with Charley Moore, whose family was in town. He was very thankful for Charley being kind and courteous. He then went to Dallas and between Fort Worth and Dallas he believes that Dallas will be The City in north east Texas. While waiting at the depot he met George Wilson. Mr Hubbard arrived with Debra Collins and Jack's daughters entertained her. Travis thinks Jack is lucky with his family. He met Uncle Sam Moore and all of his children. He called on Bettie Henry several times. He did not see much of Tom Benton. He thanks Charles and Henry Moore and George Wilson, for their hospitality. He hopes to send love to everyone and thanks for the wonderful time he had.
Date: September 25, 1882
Creator: Winham, Travis
Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from an unknown sender discussing recent news of family and friends, farming, and news related to the war and military preparations. The letter was written over several days from September 9, 1861 to September 15th.
Date: September 9, 1861