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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 28, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore about his activities since Christmas. He says that Bill Bounds made a trip to Texas, but was not met at the stations by friends. He states that Lila Franklin telephoned Bill Bounds to invite him to have Christmas with her family. Mr. Moore relates the details of the murder of one of the Combs brothers. His brother is in jail as he is believe to be the murderer. Tommie Horn came to stay with Mr. Moore while Linnet went out to a party. He wants Mary to ask Will if there is a connection between phosphate and the old dye stone Will's father used as a building material.
Date: December 28, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, October 27, 1899]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore from Claude White in which he asks her not to share his letters with her friends. He wants to keep his courtship with her a private matter. He tells her that confidential friends have given him "more trouble than any one else on earth." He says that he presumes that she has "quit" Tommie by this time. Claude says that he may place him as the cashier of the Santa Fe Route Eating House. He wants to get a place on the Frisco line, near Dallas. He says that he will try to return to see her as soon as he can.
Date: October 27, 1899
Creator: White, Claude D.

[Advertisement, August 1899]

Description: Advertisement by E. P. Rutherford, the editor of the Clarksville News, asking for stories about early settlers. He intended to include information about Confederate soldiers. The back of the ad is covered with numbers, equations, and a list of names.
Date: August 1899
Creator: Rutherford, E. P.

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, July 18,1899]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore in which she said that she has had her eyes examined in Austin and needed new glasses. Lula updates Linnet on the costume party she attended, as well as the friends and family who have taken trips. Her glasses have helped so much that she wants to start on her embroidery.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, June 18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in Chambersville, TX. The news includes: a confirmation of receiving a note from Linnet written by Mary Ann, a discussion about her trips to Georgetown and Austin, details about her visit to Austin, an update on her eyes and the treatment she received from an oculist, news from her community when she got home from Austin, and a discussion about the camping trip she and her friends will go on to the river. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes Linnet will write as soon as she can and sends her best regards to the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 18, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula

[Letter from S. H. Thornhill to Linnet Moore, June 6, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. H. Thornhill to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Thornhill discusses establishing a line of communication with Linnet through correspondences. He states that he had hoped to hear from Linnet after she left Waxahachie, but understands that her studies took priority of writing letter. Now that school is out, he mentions, it is about time she write him a few lines. He details that all the family is well, urges Linnet to visit again, and notes that he accompanies Frank to visit his girl, Miss Lottie, and is courting her sister who he describes is the prettier of the two. He informs her of the weather at present for the summer season, closes the letter by noting that he will write a better letter next time,and sends love to all his kin. He hand writes an aside on top which notes that he will be unable to visit her due to his employment and the approaching cotton harvest. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Thornhill, S. H.

[Class of 1899, June, North Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph of the class of June 1899 of the North Texas State Normal College with President and Mrs. Menter Bradley Terrill, and Mathematics Professor and NTSNC Treasurer Jessie A. Sanders. The photograph shows four young men seated in the front row, three young women and the Terrills seated in the second row, and five young men standing in the back row. Photographic images mounted on embossed card mount. Affixed to upper margin of mount is typed caption: "Class of 1899. Top Row: (1) Billy Mayes (2) J.A. Sanders (3) Overton Parr (4) Omer Nicholson (5) John Potter. Middle Row: (6) Henrietta Austin (7) M.B. Terrill (8) Mrs. M.B. Terrill (9) Ida Cook (Mrs. Wolfsohn) (10) Sue Allison (Mrs. Christal) Bottom Row: (11) Sempy Horn (12) Joel McCook (13) Ed Horn (14) Newton Jarrell" Penciled notation on front of mount: "N.T. Normal College". Embossed along right edge of mount is photographer's information and monogram: "Williams W Denton, Tex." Reverse of mount has various penciled notations, including: "Miss Str[illegible] Justin PO 5.W. Slidell - 382 Greenwood"; "Mr. J. D. Hall"; "[illegible]sola Morgan"; "3 / 31/31"; "Make full 14 x 17 to the Edge"; "Class of '99"; "Class 1899"; "Y872"; and "SC St.257".
Date: June 1899

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to the Moore family, May 23-24, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Sally informs the Moore family of the goings-on in White Hill, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Moore's correspondences, general updates on the family's well-being at present, a discussion about the vegetable garden and the fruit that is currently available for harvest, news about the crops, a dialogue about measles, a discussion about family's travels and who is in town at present, updates on correspondences received, and general community news. She begins a letter to Mary on the third page of this letter. In Mary's letter, Thornhill discusses her health, notes that the family has received word from Birdie McGee, details her happiness for seeing things grow again,and mentions the condition of her flowers. She mentions that she has finished soap making and tells Mary Ann about the obituaries of kin. An aside at the top of this page notes that she is sad to hear about Laura and Jack's health and gives details about Jack's family who reside in Tennessee. She closes the letter to Mary and begins another letter to Charles, dated May 24, 1899. In this letter, she discusses the Will's conditions, notes that Mr. Thornhill is on his way to Springfield to pay taxes, and news about family members. She closes her letter by noting that she wants the Moore family to write and sends her best wishes. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 23, 1899
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

[Letter from S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill, May 8, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill. In this letter, Appling discusses the current news in her community. She details the goings-on and well-being of family members. She notes to Sally that she has rheumatism in her hands, making it difficult to write. Appling states that the garden is all planted and details which crops are successful or failing at present. She mentions that Henry is currently shearing sheep, updates Sally on community news and family health, and mentions they do not have much fruit this season. She closes the letter by stating that the family should write to them as soon as they are able.
Date: May 8, 1899
Creator: Appling, S. T.

[Postcard from George Stewart to John Stewart, April 30, 1899]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by George Stewart and is addressed to John Stewart. In this postcard, Stewart discusses the goings-on in Johnson County in Texas. The news includes: updates on his and the family's well-being, a discussion about the planting of cottonseed, details about the grasshoppers eating all the wheat and mostly all of the corn, a message to Bill Evans about renting land, and updates about correspondences received. He closes the letter by noting that should John write soon with all the news.
Date: April 30, 1899
Creator: Stewart, George

[Letter from J. G. Cook, Jr. to Linnet Moore, April 29, 1899]

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.

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 28 - May 4, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. The letters are dated April 28, 1899 and May 1, 1899. In these first two letters, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: a discussion about her wrapper and hat, a dialogue about going riding with the White's and Lorena, and details about going to visit the Taylor family. She closes the letter by stating that she needs to read her lesson for the Club meeting and will tell her the remainder of the news soon. In Lula's next letter, dated May 3, 1899, she continues to detail the goings-on in her life and in the community. She discusses their trip to the Taylor's and notes their return trip was pleasant, notes that she stayed with Mrs. White that night because she was sick, and mentions the sewing projects she is working on at present. She closes the letter by stating that she has not yet received a letter from Linnet and hope she is not ill. Lula sends lots of love to Linnet and wishes her sweet dreams. She begins another letter on Thursday May, 4, 1899. In this brief letter, she notes that she has still not received word from Linnet and is feeling anxious about her well-being. She updates Linnet on her sewing projects and mentions that school will be out soon. She wishes that Linnet were there to go to the commencement with her. She closes the letter by sending lots of love and hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: April 28, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula