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[Receipt from Robert Beebe]

Description: A receipt of goods bought of Robert Beebe in Gallatin, Tennessee around 1870.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rober Beebe
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from an unidentified author (possibly Claude White). The letter thanks Mr. Moore for the letter he sent the writer and states that Dr. Miller no longer has an age limit "for the association," so Mr. Moore can now join. The writer states that he and Linnet have left their Tennessee friends and are headed home. It goes on to give the details of their trip.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Gallatin, Tennessee, June 13, 1878]

Description: An envelope that is torn and stained has a postal stamp on the front stating that it was sent from Gallatin, Tennessee. On the back is a message dated June 13, 1878. The note talks about a visit from Dudley and the children, letters received this week, and the weather.
Date: June 13, 1978
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Joseph Wallace]

Description: Letter from Joseph Wallace in which he requests more letters, and gives updates on family and friends. Add is working with the surveyors of the Cumberland and Ohio Rail Road. Gran became a father. He also says that one member of the Robberts family is building a grist and sawmill at Edgefield Junction. Frank Wilson is headed to Texas. He ends by relating that the weather is dry and what crops have been planted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Joseph
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Obituary for Roy Griffin]

Description: Obituary for Roy Griffin, the 16 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Griffin near Luton (Tennessee?).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt from E. L. Durrett to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1843]

Description: Receipt from E. L. Durrett for $13.75 plus interest to Charles B. Durrett, most likely in Gallatin, Tennessee. It was to be payable out of the proceeds of A. F. Hall's note when collected.
Date: August 16, 1843
Creator: Durrett, Edward Luther
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, December 20, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore on December 20, 1885. She writes about her family's health and their activities marketing their farm produce. She says that John Wallace said that he had never seen as many poor people as he saw in Texas. She passes on the information that Lily Franklin and Charly Elliot are "going to jump the broomstick" (get married). She also says that there will be little candy and Christmas. William Dodd enclosed a note with the letter
Date: December 20, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee discusses weather and cold snap that probably killed all the peach blossoms, but apples and garden looks ok. She recommends Mary get her teeth pulled that are bothering her. Abe is in town and Bettie is lonesome. Some geologists had come and visited Abe's gas well. Willie is working as chain carrier for a surveyor. Birdie, Mary and Bessie have learned to knit and Birdie is piecing a quilt. The women made soap and it only took 3 days. Dinkie's chickens are doing well and they sold all their turkeys at Christmas
Date: April 8, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 17, 1892]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin, Linnet Moore, talking about the sleet and snow that broke the trees. Her mother did laundry and hung then on the line and they are frozen there still. Her brother Will was going to singing school being taught by Mr. Moncreaf at the school. She got a new blue hat for Christmas. Grandpa has 8 little lambs. She writes to Hattie Love all the time. She went and stayed with Clemmie Albright for several days and went with Alice and Mr. Frank and had a nice time. On the back she wrote her alphabet with a little something about each letter.
Date: January 17, 1892
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Linnet, Charles, and Mary Dodd, July 2, 1892]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee talking about her flowers and garden. She also discusses neighbors, dresses they are making, and a new top buggy. There is also a letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet talking about getting her hat newly trimmed and her mother redoing her embroidered dress. She also mentions a new lounging chair they just purchased for $20.00. Also includes envelope from letter. Stamped on the back is Melissa, Texas July 5, 1893.
Date: July 2, 1892
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]

Description: 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.
Date: November 18, 1892
Creator: Griffin, Alice; McGee, Birdie & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, December 8, 1892]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore in which the writer, Birdie McGee, states that everyone is well. Her school is out because the teacher's mother is so ill that school was dismissed entirely. She has since heard that the mother died. She has started a quilt. She thinks Clemmie Albright looks better in a corset and wants one too.
Date: December 8, 1892
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]

Description: 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.
Date: June 29, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, January 26, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, January 26, 1885, in which she gives the details of the health of family and friends. The weather has been extremely cold and icy. Other topics in the letter are: Willie was kept home due to the weather; they slaughtered their last hog; and having trouble keeping busy after using up all the yarn and completing the last sewing project. William Dodd adds a note of his own to the letter. The envelope has a postal mark from Gallatin, Tennessee.
Date: January 26, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to C. B. Moore, January 11, 1884]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her family in which she said that her family is well. She discussed the cold weather and snow that caused plants and animals to freeze. Willie caught some rabbits. She ended the letter by wishing that her family could be together. A note was added on January 12 saying that Jim had refused to haul manure, demanded "his money" and left for town to put a "levy" on the sheep when he was not paid. The envelope was addressed to C. B. Moore, Melissa, Texas.
Date: January 11, 1884
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry Moore, November 3,1885]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry concerning Charles's trip to Tennessee. He writes about the rainy weather, the news from Texas, crops, and the three stable fires that have occurred in the last three weeks. He believes the fires were deliberately set.
Date: November 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Linnet and Claude White, April 5, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee saying that she hasn't gotten her garden in yet, so won't have vegetables for at least three months. Alice is getting glasses, Will gave notice at his job and is going to farming, Uncle Abe is getting better and other family news. She says Sallie Love has gone crazy again and now has become a Christian Scientist and is curing Bailey of consumption. He is nothing but a skeleton and hasn't been able to leave the house all winter.
Date: April 5, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. White, April, 5, 1906]

Description: Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. White discussing his love of farming and how things are growing. He wishes Claude could come to the horse sale. He has the finest shepherd dog there ever was and will send Claude a pup if he wants. He is planning on visiting Claude and Linnet when the chickens are ready. He says, "I am no Methodist minister, but I have that capacity." There is an added note by Birdie McGee at the end saying Alice and Mr. Griffin got back and Mrs. Peyton died.
Date: April 5, 1906
Creator: McKinley, William J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore, February 28, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her Aunt Mollie [Mary] giving family news. Uncle Abe Franklin is very ill He wore himself down riding more than 20 miles in one day to go get a new horse and took sick. Talks of Uncle Tobe's death. From what they can tell, he starved himself to death after he lost all his money. Includes letter dated February 11, 1906 from Gallatin, Tennessee addressed to Aunt Molly, with no author listed. He talks of Uncle Tobe's funeral costs and the sale of a saddle.
Date: February 28, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Death Notice for A. R. Franklin]

Description: Notice regarding the death of A. R. Franklin, who died November 23, 1906. The funeral was held November 24th at the grave side, officiated by Rev. R. M. DuBose; he was buried at Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee. The notice also includes the list of pall bearers.
Date: November 24, 1906
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore, November 17, 1898]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to her daughter and son-in-law discussing the state of her family's health and the weather. She reports there is a team of men from New York prospecting for coal and minerals east of Dobbins Pike. In addition, she writes a short note about her concern with them sending their daughter, Linnet, so far away to school to live with strangers. Includes envelope.
Date: November 17, 1898
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections