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[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, November 30 - December 2, 1897]

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 discusses the goings-on in Collin County since Mary's departure to Tennessee. He details community news and the health of friends, daily chores, weather updates, and a discussion about leading the calves to water. At the end of this letter, he notes that bright has paid him five dollars in interest and tell Mary the most current temperature reading. In the letter dated December 1-2, 1897, Moore informs Mary Ann of the goings-on in Collin County. He details Linnet's and his daily chores and discusses community news with Mary. He notes that he is sending the Paris, Texas paper to Will McGee. He writes a brief letter to Will which discusses the paper and the reason he is sending it to him. After the message to Will, he notes that they have stripped the walnut trees and it looks like rain out. He closes the letter by noting the time and temperature. Moore begins a letter at the bottom of this page which is dated December 2, 1897. He updates Mary on the weather, details that he has not called the household up for the day, and notes the daily chores. He discusses the clock with Mary Ann and that Mr. and Mrs Priest are supplying them with bones and sausages. He mentions that when it is time to kill their hogs the favor will be returned to the Priest family. He closes this letter by stating that he will try to get the letter to the post soon. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: November 30, 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 H. S. Moore to Charles, Mary, and Linnet Moore , August 9, 1889]

Description: The author went to the post office in vain. She mentions Aunt Jill is unwell. She finally saw Davidsons comet. The author is also improving in archery. Tom Wilson was killed. He received the letter to Gross in Melissa and can't respond until the next day. Aunt Jill has gotten better. He gives some news from Kingston. He talks about the picnics in Melissa. He talks about opening an archery. He talks about work on a well.
Date: August 9, 1889
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal entries, April 1857]

Description: This document includes journal entries from April 4 to April 11 in an unidentified year. In the entries, Moore writes about a camping trip that is cut short by a "norther." The cold and snowy weather damaged the wheat and corn crops. He details his trip into McKinney in the snow and the snowball a group of boys were rolling in town. The next morning, on the 12, the winter weather had cleared up and by noon the snow was nearly all gone.
Date: April 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Camille Wallace to Charles Moore, November 26, 1898]

Description: Letter from Camille Wallace talking about her trip to Denver and Pueblo. She mentions that they have gone to many parties including a whist party and afternoon teas. They enjoyed reading Charles' letter that had been published in the McKinney Messenger. She reports that her sister Mollie and her family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico and have suffered from floods. Includes the envelope.
Date: November 26, 1898
Creator: Wallace, Camille
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore, August 19]

Description: The author has applied for a patent on a extinguisher for locomotive smoke stacks. The author then describes the different mills of the walnut lumber. On the other side is the letter from C.B. Moore. Add and Henry are trying to borrow a thousand dollars for walnut timber. A mill is offering them at $4.50 per hundred for the best logs. Jo Wallace is going to Texas again when it gets cooler in order to clear up Uncle Sam's land title. Uncle Sam's land is worth six to eight thousand dollars. He plans to go with Add to grans next week.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections