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[Letter from Alan Levi to Dick Peeples about tax exemption forms]
Letter to Dick Peeples from Alan Levi about duplicate tax exemption forms.
[Letter from Alan Levi to Dick Peeples about tax exemption forms]
Letter to Dick Peeples from Alan Levi about duplicate forms of the Texas Human Rights Foundation tax exemption application.
[Letter from Alan Levi to Dick Peeples concerning tax exemption forms]
Letter to Dick Peeples from Alan Levi about tax exemption forms for the Texas Human Rights Foundation.
[Letter from Alan Levi to Jose Plata about the Robert Schwab Awards]
Letter to Jose Plata from Alan Levi thanking Plata for his dedication to the Robert Schwab Awards.
[Letter from Alan Levi to Steven and Garry Cox about beneficiaries of the 1999 Black Tie dinner]
Letter to Garry and Steven Cox about the Texas Human Rights Foundation becoming a beneficiary of the 1999 Black Tie Dinner.
[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]
Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is doing chores. Dinkie asks that they come visit. Alice mentions the concert that happened last Friday and how funny it was. Her character was Mrs. Buttermilk. She also asks that they come visit.
[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]
Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk.
[Letter from Alice G. to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, May 22, 1917]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice G. Alice writes to express her desire for Linnet and her family to visit. She includes that she would be willing to watch Ruth of Linnet and Claude went to Omaha and mentions a commencement at Howard College.
[Letter from Alice G. to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and Family, October 10, 1915]
Letter to Mollie Moore, Linnet White, and family from Alice G. discussing family matters and what she has been doing. She writes of Birdie and Will's plans to eventually purchase a farm and her take on the situation. Alice also includes information about their food situation, her sewing projects, and other daily events. At the end, Alice has a brief note directed at Claude White regarding excitement for the election of state senators.
[Letter from Alice Griffin and Birdie McGee to Linnet White, April 12. 1911]
Letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In Alice Griffin's letter, she notes that she has an experienced x-ray Doctor who has successfully treated a woman with breast cancer. She states that she will talk to her Doctor, but he will want to know specifics about Mary Ann's condition. She mentions that she and Birdie will do all they can for Mary Ann if they decide to go through the Doctor Alice has suggested. She closes by stating that Linnet needs to think this over and write her soon. In the letter written by Birdie, she discusses Mary Ann Moore's grave illness, mentions that Alice has also written about this surprising news, expresses her wishes to see her, and notes that she wants Linnet to write with additional news very soon.
[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that her teacher's mother is ill and that they have called off school until Monday. She also spent time dressing up a pumpkin and making a doll. A class photograph was taken at her school. Matilda Dodd wrote to Linnet that Birdie's teacher was sick; that it had been very rainy; and that they are waiting to sow the wheat. Alice Griffin wrote about her family's new buggy; the cold weather; and about her improving health.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]
She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 31, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to the Moore family in which she apologizes for not writing sooner. She updates the Moore family on her family and friend's health. She writes about altering dresses and creating a hat to update her wardrobe. She asks about the newspapers the Moore family takes and gives the names of the papers she and her husband subscribe to.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Moore family in which she up dates them on the health of her family and friends; going to Plano; fixing up an old buggy; and the choice of cloth for Lillian's cloak. She included swatches of the cloth in the letter.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]
She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon.
[Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 23, 1890]
Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates her aunt and uncle on family health and activities. She discussed the warm weather and heavy rain. She writes to Linnet that she visited Hobdy's Institute to see the exhibition. She also said that she thought Linnet's red stripped dress was pretty. She then asked for updates on family and friends from Linnet. At the end of the letter she says that she sent a "piece [of]Grandma's Mother Hubbard."
[Letter from Alice McGee to to Aunt Mary and Uncle Charles Moore]
Letter from Alice McGee to her aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore. She wrote about her trip home to Tennessee through New Orleans. She encountered a train wreck and saw flooding in Morgan City. Her letter that said that she was returning home had not arrived, so her arrival surprised her family.
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, December 12, 1916]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice to send her condolences for Linnet's mother's death and mentions a plot that is available in the Gallatin, Tennessee cemetery.
[Letter from Alice to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White, February 5, 1917]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Alice. The letter includes local news of friends and family including Christmas, the weather, and recent deaths of friends. She writes of people who have visited them recently and Birdie's daughter Mary Louise.
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet Moore White, June 7, 1909]
Letter from Alta Berry to Claude and Linnet White in which she discusses her health and farming. She says that Claude is in trouble with his crops as he has been "drinking a great deal lately." He was arrested after causing a disturbance at a supper in Melissa, Texas. She also updates Linnet on the activities and health of friends and family.
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, July 10, 1916]
Letter to Linnet White from Alta Berry regarding Linnet's daughter Ruth and the quality of crop this season. Alta ends the letter asking if Linnet and Mary Moore will be able to visit soon.
[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, September 16, 1909]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Alta Berry and is addressed to Linnet White. In this letter, Berry informs White of the goings-on in McKinney. Berry discusses community news, details Minnie's plans to visit several friends before she goes back to Weatherford, and notes that the weather has been hot and windy, making everything dusty.She mention that John's Cotton crop is good, that he has planted cane, and notes that his corn was not a good crop. She states that she has not had much luck with raising chickens, but has been successful with turkeys. Berry notes the death of Mariah Rucker, and notes that Linnet may already have heard about Rucker's illness and subsequent death. She informs Linnet that Anna was asking about Mary Ann's soap and would like to but it, but wants to know how much Moore is charging for it. She discusses her baby boy and say she wishes Linnet could see him. Berry closes the letter by noting that Linnet must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
[Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore, January 29, 1899]
Letter from Alta Bryan to Linnet Moore in which she discusses going to school. She says that the teacher separated all the girls that were sitting with their friends and had them sit with their sisters. Alta updates Linnet on the health and activities of the friends they have in common. She says who is getting married, who is courting, and who has broken up.
[Letter from Andy Scanlon to the Texas Human Rights Foundation about employment opportunities]
Letter to the Texas Human Rights Foundation from Andy Scanlon seeking employment.
[Letter from Anita Simpson]
Letter from Anita Simpson to Al Daniels about the LGRL Lobby Day.
[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]
Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little.
[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Anna Boyd and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. She informs Moore about the reasons for the family's delay in continuing correspondence with the Moore family since their visit to Colorado. In this letter, Boyd discusses the weather's affect on their crops for this spring. She details the failures they had last season due to grasshoppers and hopes that this season would be better than the last. She notes that they did not have much success with fruit, though the gooseberry harvest looks promising. She mentions to Moore what the family plans to sow this season and tells him that they are all well at present. The envelope is included with the letter.
[Letter from Anne B. McKey to Linnet White, April 27, 1917]
Letter to Linnet White from Anne B. McKey. She wrote to wish Linnet well after her operation and to let her friend know that once Linnet is well, she would like to see her.
[Letter from Austin A, Yates, April 12, 1865]
Letter from Austin A. Yates to the Colonel commanding the 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavl. which certifies the following men as Privates in the 1st Company N. Y. Vet. Cavalry: James A. Wilkie, Theron King, Myron H. Densmore, Benjamin F. Carpenter, and John D. Humphrey. These men were certified as privates by Capt. Capt. S. M. Harmon and received bounties for their promotions. The bounties were: advanced pay in the sum of $13.00, a premium on the sum of $2.00, and a bounty in the sum of $60.00. Hamilton K. Redway is listed with the promoted soldier's signatures.
[Letter from B. Ada Drury to Charles B. Moore, June 13, 1897]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by B. Ada Drury. In this letter, Drury discusses the theory of evolution, the idea of life after death, and compliments Charles on his ability to think for himself and be a champion of free thought. She asks to hear from him again and in the letter's close she give a brief update on the weather in Louisville, KY. She mentions that she hope the Moore Family will be able to read the letter and sends her love to Mary Ann, Linnet, John, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter.
[Letter from B. S. Kelly to the Commanding Officer, March 30, 1865]
Kelly was able to furnish transportation to Gallipolis OH for a Private in Co. F 1st NY Vol. Cav. for the cost of $1.01.
[Letter from B. S. Kelly to the Commanding Officer, November 25, 1864]
Letter from B.S. Kelly to the Commanding Officer that transportation was furnished from Parkersburg West Virginia at the cost of $1.01.
[Letter from Barbara Jordan to Don Baker]
A letter written by Barbara Jordan to Don Baker about different planning topics of an event.
[Letter from Belle Jernigan to Linnet Moore, March 12, 1898]
Letter from Belle Jernigan to Linnet Moore in which she updates her cousin on the building of the mill house and her visits with friends. A note on the top of the first page requests, "don't let any body see this letter."
[Letter from Belle to her friends and family, 1898]
A letter from Belle in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to her friends and family (the "home folks") in 1898. In the letter, Belle describes the events that took place during a great rain storm and subsequent river flooding in Tellico Plains, near the Tellico Lumber mill. While trying to secure her belongings and escape the home of Mr. Heyser, the general manager of Tellico Lumber, Belle fell into the water beneath a rearing horse ("Joe the horse"). She was saved by John Ballon, a black preacher, whom she called her "hero." Belle mentions that she plans to join Ballon's church and send him a poem entitled "John Ballon and the Flood of '98." Many of the belongings of all involved families were destroyed, but everyone made it out of the flooded area alive.
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, April 1900]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he congratulates her on her choice for a husband. He asks her to return the ring that he gave her. He has promised to marry a girl in Van Alstyn.
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, December 5, 1899]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he states that he has never received a reply from her and that he thinks she does not wish to hear from him. He said he enjoyed seeing her at Thanksgiving and would like to see her again.
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, May 4, 1900]
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.
[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1899]
Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says he enjoyed the Sunday he spent at her home. He wished he had received an answer to his previous letter. Then he announces that he will be near her on a business trip and would like to see her again.
[Letter from Berry, Purton to the Commanding Officer, February 27, 1865]
Letter to the Commanding Officer from Berry Purton that transportation was furnished to Frederick, MA for Mensc. Selden Averell at the cost of $2.70.
[Letter from Berry, Purton to the Commanding Officer, February 27, 1865]
Letter to the Commanding Officer from Berry Purton that transportation was furnished to Frederick, MA for Mensc. Selden Averell at the cost of $2.70.
[Letter from Bessie Franklin to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, December 27, 1916]
Letter to Linnet, Claude, and Ruth White from Bessie Franklin. Bessie sends her sympathies and understanding to Linnet for the death of her mother and goes on to write about Christmas festivities. At the end, she thanks the family for sending the Christmas gifts that Linnet's mother had intended to send.
[Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary Ann Moore and Charles B. Moore, December 17, 1900]
Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she gives family news, including their health and activities. She also talks about visits by friends and the weather. Bessie gives an update on Grandma's health and activities. There is also an accounting of the crops and farm animals. She also talks about developing plans for Christmas.
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Dodd Moore, December 10, 1865]
Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Dodd Moore regarding a trunk from Mary that has yet to arrive, as well as cold weather and health issues.
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]
A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, March 17, 1879]
Matilda had received and written back already, but hasn't heard anything from them yet. She says that they are doing well, but the county is sick with pneumonia. They have been gardening in the dry weather, but it might frost. She doesn't expect any peaches because of the bad weather. She should finish her quilt by tomorrow. Mrs. Nay died and Peat Wallace lost is youngest son. She is afraid to leave her house at night because of wild hogs. She hopes they are well and asks that they write back soon. Bettie says she has been enjoying good weather and has planted irish potatoes, beets, and parsnips. She asks if Mr. Moore paid the doctor and she wanted to help. Pete Wallace's son was buried last Friday. She went to town and got some dishes and looked at a stove. Abe is going to town to sell wood, she asks that they write back soon.
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd, December 10, 1876]
A letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their mother (who is visiting Mary Moore) and sister (Mary Ann Dodd Moore). The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Galatin, Tenn; Dec 11" and a hand written note reading William Dodd; + Betty Franklin; Recvd Dec 15th; 1876."
[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]
They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.