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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, November 15, 1909]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She recovered quicker than she thought, it was almost like when she hurt her hip. She mentions they need rain for the wheat. She talks about the hogs and the fruits that are ripe. Since she got hurt she is unable to go visit friends. She asks for information on everyone. She received news from Camilla. Alice Wright visited her, she has been treated for dropsy in Fort Worth. Bettie Keller is not well. She mentions Nannie's baby. She tells Mary who is getting married. She is sorry about writing in pencil and talks about Bertha's baby. She asks for information on the kin she has in McKinney. She gives an update on all of their friends.
Date: November 15, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, February 12, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Mary Ann Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. the news includes: a discussion about the treatment of her eczema on her ankles and an outbreak of erysipelas on her arms, a dialogue about the farmer's duties at present prepping for a new season, details about a vegetable garden, news about Bryan's hogs and the family's poultry, a discussion about correspondences received and the news from those letters,details about those who have la grippe in that area,and a discussion about Bertha and Billy's children. Sally begins a letter the next day that is not dated. It would be February 13, 1911. In this letter, Thornhill discusses the letters she has received from Sis Appling, notes that Wash thinks he has found a cure for his rheumatism with Bodi-Tone, and details community news on family and friends. She notes the situation Alice Wright is in since her mother, Mary Jane Thornhill, passed, detailing that Alice is more hurt over how the family treated her more than anything. She states that she hope Linnet's baby will be a healthy one, and mentions that she now has six great grandchildren. She closes the letter by sending her love to one and all,noting that if her new medicine cure her she will let Mary know. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 12, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Luara Jernigan to Mary and Charles B. Moore, November 2, 1885]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore in which she says that she received Charles's letter about his trip. She says that she is unwell with dengue fever. She also talks about the mortality of babies in her area; the health of her family; and how the crops are doing.
Date: November 2, 1885
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry S. Moore, May 25, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, cousin to Charles and Henry Moore. In this letter, Laura updates Henry on the happenings in Grayson County and the news includes: an aside on how she has not written to him in a while because she has not time, a dialogue about A. J. Jernigan's trips to Sherman to serve on the jury and to Austin with Lizzie, a discussion about Phippen's time in the capitol, details about school ending for Phippen and his plans for summer, a weather update, a discussion about the condition of the crops and notes about the amount of milk butter they are making, an aside about Old Man Smith, details about Jack's land purchase and plans for the land, information about land prices in Texas, and a dialogue about the weather which has brought lots of rain. She closes the letter by stating that she hopes to hear from the Moore family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 25, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore, November 30, 1896]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore in which she informs them that Linnet is doing well in school with Lizzie Jernigan. She states that Jack is serving on the grand jury again. She updates them on the weather and family and friends. She also writes about soap making. It looks like one sheet of paper is missing from the letter.
Date: November 30, 1896
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 3 - 4, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife Mary in which he expresses happiness that she is out of danger of contracting "yellow jack" (yellow fever). He hopes that Mary will be able to visit with Sally Thornhill. He says that he went to town with Linnet to buy flour, shoes, and other supplies. He said that he has acquired a new supply of pork. He states that it is hard to make up a party as boarding schools have taken so many of the young people away from the neighborhood. He updates Mary on the health and activities of family and friends.
Date: November 3, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 2, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife, Mary Moore, in which he updates her on his activities and what has been happening on the farm. He has a good potato crop and is storing part of it in Linnet's room. He writes that they are experiencing a bad "norther" with snow, strong winds and cold temperatures. He received a letter that said that Laura Jernigan had recovered from her illness.
Date: December 5, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 27, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore updates Linnet on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about not receiving word from Linnet, details on receiving correspondence from Laura Jernigan and Jack, a weather update, community news, updates on going to the horse market, a discussion about Anderson who is much better after falling into John Chandler's well, additional community updates on friends and acquaintances, a discussion about hunting in the nation, a dialogue about receiving word that Walter Cox is dead, agricultural news, and details about a picnic above the bridges. Moore closes the letter by noting that Linnet should behave herself, have all the fun she can, and send word home often.
Date: July 27, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 29-30, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Linnet's card, an update about Anderson who fell down Chandler's well, a discussion about the Rutledge burial of one of their three sons, news about Jack Kelly's death, community news, agricultural updates, a dialogue about correspondences received, a discussion about harvest delays in Gallatin due to rain, details about purchasing train tickets to destinations in Colorado, and updates on the well-being of family members and their activities at present. In a brief letter, dated July 30, 1898, Moore discusses the family's milk cow "Old Cora," details community news, and notes that Linnet has received catalogs from Oak Cliff and Fort Worth. He tells her that he would like her to go to school this coming session, but he feels that their excursion to Colorado would provide her with more experience than attending a session. He details some places they will visit on their trip. He wishes she would write soon and send word for Betty and the family to write as well. he closes the letter by noting that he hears dishes rattling and will soon be eating breakfast. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: July 29, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.
Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, September 9, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Moore discusses the goings-on during his trip to Colorado. He details to Mary Ann that they received her letter yesterday and are, at present, writing letter to her and to friends back home. He mentions that he has received correspondence from Tom and Stella from Salt Lake and from their return trip from Salt Lake which found them again in Manitou. He thanks Mary Ann and Laura Jernigan for taking care of the home front while he and Linnet experience Colorado. He notes what he and Linnet have been up to while in Grand Junction. Moore discusses the kin they have visited and stayed with who live in or near Grand Junction. He also discusses society in Colorado and how women are more self-reliant and have the right to vote. The plans are to leave Grand Junction in a few days for Manitou then Denver. He notes that Tom has sent word that Manitou is deserted at present and also sent Charles a Dall Morning newspaper. He closes the letter by telling Mary Ann to direct her next letter to Manitou and that he will travel to the post office soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 9, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles B. Moore, March 23, 1891]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore in which she updates him on her family's health, the weather, and the crops. She discusses her children's schooling, as well as the hired hands and complains that she has not heard from some family members. She writes of receiving photographs of family members and request images of the Moore family.
Date: March 23, 1891
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs, February 16, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by J. J. Crawford and is addressed to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs. In this letter, Crawford informs Moore and Biggs about the goings-on in Nashville, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt on Moore's letters, a discussion concerning the reasons why he hasn't written Moore in some time, details on the bitter winter weather and how important it is to have a fire in this weather, a dialogue about Moore's trip to Colorado and how Crawford learned much from the letters Moore sent to him,a brief message to Biggs about Tennessee and how he has not been outside of Nashville to see their "old time folks," news about Crawford's family and the winter activities of the children, a message from Anna to the Moore family, and a few messages sent by Crawford to people he knows who reside in Texas. He closes the letter by noting that he hopes Moore, Biggs, and their families are not home bound due to the bad winter weather, detailing that soon the blue birds will sing. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 16, 1899
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White and Claude D. White, January 10, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McKinley and is addressed to the White's and Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McKinley informs Linnet White of the goings-on in Gallatin, TN. the news includes: a discussion about all the bad things that have happened recently, details about how she misses her father, a dialogue about what the family did for Christmas including events attended and menus for dinner, news about her sewing endeavor, a discussion about her new black suit, a dialogue about Mattie McGee and Henry McGee grieving for Will in their own ways, news about family and friends, community updates, and a discussions about exchanging photographs. Birdie closes the letter by stating that the White's and Mary Ann should write to her soon. A clipping of the suit purchased by Birdie is included with the letter as well as the envelope she sent to Linnet White.
Date: January 7, 1907
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections