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[Man Riding Phinney]

Description: Photograph of a man riding a horse (Phinney) in a dirt field at Kyle Ranch in Whitesboro, TX. A tree line is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shugart, Don
Item Type: Photograph

[McQuay Stables, Tioga, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group five of horses in a grassy area. White pipe fences and a metal building are visible in the background. Tim McQuay is cited, this photo was likely taken at McQuay Stables.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shugart, Don
Item Type: Photograph

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, May 13, 1879]

Description: Recieved from Levi Perryman $282, collected for the execution No. 530 - M Scheuder & Bros. vs D. R. Long. From the County Court in Grayson County Texas.
Date: May 13, 1879
Creator: M Schuder & Bros.
Item Type: Text

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, May 17, 1879]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman through W. A. Morris $13.80 for costs for Grayson County in case No. 530. Then lists out the costs: Clerk costs, Sheriffs cost, County Judge cost. Signed by the County Clerk, with thanks in left bottom corner.
Date: May 17, 1879
Item Type: Text

[Receipts of Levi Perryman, November 16, 1880]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman the following court papers, execution issued from County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 881, with the cost of $250.38. Execution issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 885, with the cost of $410.69. Execution issued out of the District Court of Lampasas County in Case No. 380, with the cost of $928.25. Execution issued out of the District Court of Cook County in case No. 1038, with the cost of $1029.65. Also a Bill of Cost issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 53, with cost of $51.25.
Date: November 16, 1880
Creator: Campbell, G. W.
Item Type: Text

[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

[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

[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
Item Type: Text

[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 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 K. Wallace to Charles B. Moore, August 29, 1897]

Description: This is a postcard from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by K. Wallace. In this brief letter, Wallace informs Moore about the death of a family member. She details that all of her immediate family is doing well and that she hopes the same for Charles and his family. At the close of the letter, Wallace discusses an upcoming trip to Dallas and sends her love to all.
Date: August 29, 1897
Creator: Wallace, K.
Item Type: Postcard

[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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, May 4, 1900]

Description: Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says that he has received the ring. He is upset that she did not include a note with the ring. He asks that she write him one more letter to say if he may keep her last letter to him or return it.
Date: May 4, 1900
Creator: Ledbetter, Ben
Item Type: Letter

[Clipping and Tickets, October 1901]

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

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1901]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet in which he says that he has visited with Mrs. Williams. He thinks Mrs. Williams and her daughter will be good company for Linnet. Claude tell Linnet that they will live in the "nicest part of town." He also gives details of his plans for the upcoming move.
Date: September 24, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Letter