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[Transcript of letter from Jo S. Wallace to Josephus C. Moore, February 7, 1864, forwarded by Charles Moore with addendum to Ziza Moore via Josephus, March 15, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Jo S. Wallace to J. C. Moore regarding Wallace's difficulty finding an engineering job in California and other news. Charles Moore has written an addendum to the letter and sent it and another letter onward to Ziza Moore and Josephus.
[Transcript of letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from J. C. Barr in which he copies a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Henry relays news crops, jayhawkers, and of his impending surrender to the federal forces. In a second part of the letter, Barr mentions that he has received two letters addressed to Charles and then goes into local news.
[Transcript of Letter from John Emberson to Eldridge and Elizabeth Emberson, February 15, 1857]
Transcript of a letter to Eldritch and Elizabeth Emberson from John Emberson regarding a sale of land John made and the granting of the power of attorney to Eldritch over the sale. John also wrote about his family and his desire to see Eldritch and Elizabeth.
[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus C. Moore to Charles and Jo Moore, April 19, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. Moore to Charles and Jo containing news of a wounded family member, crop growth, and of a family member (Jo) thinking about moving to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, April 8, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore about family health and a marriage.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, February 16, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore speculating about proposed amendments to the Constitution of the state of Tennessee and the conditions that may be imposed upon its people. Josephus then relates the well-being of friends and neighbors.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, January 30, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore concerning local news, including raids by Confederate horse thieves.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore in which Josephus shares his harsh views about the South, some war news, local news. In addition, he notes that he has a large crop to harvest.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 28, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding the strange earthquake and other local news, including a quarrel that almost became a fight.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore,March 6, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore concerning local news and weather, including further information on a band of local horse thieves, religious services, and elections.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, March 27, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, relating news and the status of family members. He also mentions several Confederate soldiers that are imprisoned in Rock Island Prison
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, May 12, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding health, a crop killing frost, and the slow return to normalcy following the end of the Civil War.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, May 30, 1684]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, relating local news and family health. He expresses a desire for the Civil War to come to an unconditional end.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, November 3, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore about politics, encroaching rebels, further horse thievery, and taking a class to improve his penmanship.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, November 20, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore containing local news and health, a misunderstanding that caused a family friend to be imprisoned, and noting the reelection of Abraham Lincoln.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, October 20, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore featuring local news, including encroaching rebel activity and the continuing theft of horses.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, September 11, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore quickly describing a rebel raid into Josephus' area. He reports no great damage, but the rebels did pillage the area.
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, September 25, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding war difficulties. Specifically, a raid has taken place and has shaken up the community. Army recruiting is taking place and there are rumors of a draft. The Home Guard, while supposed to protect the citizens of Tennessee, are shown to be sliding into lawlessness.
[Transcript of Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, January 1861]
Transcript of a letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore discussing news of family and friends. The letter is dated January 21 and 24. There is an envelope accompanying the original letter, which is addressed to Mr. Charles Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, October 22 - November 14, 1859]
Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore from Julia L. Rucker regarding daily events. In the second half of her letter, she mentions an expedition into Indian Territory and the Sons of Temperance.
[Transcript of letter from Julia Rucker and Henry Moore to Charles Moore, November 13, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Julia Rucker Henry Moore to Charles Moore regarding local politics, lawbreakers, educating children, and business.
[Transcript of letter from Julia Rucker to Charles Moore, December 9, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Julia Rucker to Charles Moore regarding local news, politics, banditry, and news of Henry Moore going to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from L. B. Harris to Charles Moore, March 5, 1871]
Transcript of a letter from L. B. Harris regarding business dealings, health, sending money through the mail by railroad. There is a short list of goods and property at the bottom of the transcript.
[Transcript of Letter from L. Dills to Levi Perryman, January 21, 1879]
Transcript of a letter from Dills at Hare & Head Attorneys and Counselors at Law to Levi Perryman asking for $40.00 to be sent in the matter of Didrick vs. Hamilton by either P.O. order or registered letter.
[Transcript of letter from L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace, March 9, 1862]
Transcript of a letter form L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace wherein L. J. discusses the excitement and unease being felt in the area due to the presence of both Union and Confederate forces. Weather and health are discussed, and it is mentioned that a few Confederate soldiers were hunting some African Americans.
[Transcript of Letter from Littoon to Charles B. Moore, November 6, 1859]
Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore from Littoon regarding local news around Chapel Hill, including health, prices of crops and land, and Elvira Moore's schooling.
[Transcript of letter from Liza Moore and Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, March 15, 1872]
Transcript of a letter from Liza and Charles Moore to Elvira Moore. Elvira is informed that Missa is recovering from her miscarriage. A friend has been having a string of bad luck, and the locals are excited about railroads coming through the area. Charles Moore adds a section about farming concerns.
[Transcript of Letter from M. C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses financial arrangements to buy land and what her son will raise on his land. She also fills him in on family activities and health.
[Transcript of Letter from M. D. Herbert to Levi Perryman, February 12, 1879]
Transcript of a letter from M.D. Herbert, District Clerk of Montague County, to Levi Perryman stating that as far as he was concerned he should receipt Mr. John C. Downey for the same.
[Transcript of Letter from M. J. Wallace to Josephus and Elvira Moore, October 28, 1860]
Transcript of a letter M. J. Wallace to Josephus, or "Seph," and Elvira Moore discussing family and friends, the recent weather, and M. J.'s upcoming wedding.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, April 29, 1860]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David to her son describing the health of family members; the courtship of William and the widow Polk; her social life and the activities of her church; home repair and her need for a new well; Buster Belcher's denial in the sending an "impudent Valentine" and how rudely Kate has treated him. She requests information on his prospect for a good crop and "for making an easy living out there."
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 4,1869]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, detailing local activities in Bolivar, Tennessee including information about crops, local marriages, and the management of the John Fentress Estate. In addition she mentions various people's children and how they are growing up.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress discussing personal finances. She tells him how much she misses him, and also includes information on family and friends. Towards the end of the letter she discusses various fruits and crops.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress December 4, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress urging him to raise godly children and to pursue a life of piety. She also updates him on the lives of family and friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, December 25, 1860]
Transcript of a letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 2, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress encouraging him to write her. She claims that she has not heard from him in two years, and tells him news of friends, family and the wars' impact on the local community.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress telling him about day to day life. In her letter, she discusses the rising cost of goods and crops, and she also comments on the deaths of soldiers in the war, and asks him not to enlist. Towards the end of the letter, she gives him financial advice and includes the price of several commodities.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress February 4, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to move home for the sake of his family. She also updates him on local life, telling him of improvements that have been made in the town and business. In addition, to gives him updates on family and friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 14, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress describing the mood in town after several confederate losses. She pleads with him to not join the Army, and updates him on family and friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 27, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress, describing her fear after several confederate losses. She comments on the recent battles, tells him of her concerns, and pleads with him to not join the Army.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - January 1, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress updating him on the war and it's impacts on her local surroundings. She also gives him news about family and friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, January 1, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress updating him on the war and it's impacts on her local surroundings. She also gives him news about family and friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 1, 1861]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the making of clothes for the family; a report that a man was killed by Indians; the military build up in the south; and her opinion of Abraham Lincoln.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 3, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress giving him news of the war and describing its effects on her surrounding community.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 10, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, updating him on the events of the war and their impacts on the community, and pleading with him to write her more regularly. She also gives him news of family and friends. She also includes information on the lack of availability and rising cost of goods.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress November 10, 1861]
Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress describing packages of clothing and goods she has sent for him and others. She encourages him to purchase a horse, and urges him maintain a godly lifestyle.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October]
Transcript of letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress informing him that she has begun his package the way that he instructed her to. Tells him that it is a valuable bundle, and that she has also written to him twice. She discusses the naming of a child, and brags about David's wife Clara.
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October 26, 1859]
Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress inquiring about the purchase of a Mare and discussing the travel arrangements of his Uncle. She mentions that his uncle is ill, and also inquires about his housing accommodations, in case she should decide to come visit him. Towards the end of the letter she mentions that she is making dresses for a baby and sleeves for David's wife, Clara.