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[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 30, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten in Chicago, on April 30, 1946. He discusses his son's Hoosier Motor Club membership, and the fact that the Chicago Club doesn't accept Negro patrons. He also mentions Don's desire to go to school, and suggests staying in Chicago.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Transcript of letter from from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family.
Date: January 21, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: 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.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Patty Brown, March 1891]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore to Patty Brown. In the letter, Charles discusses the Annie Laura story and gives Brown a brief, yet detailed family history. Highlighting major life events, he notes how he was born in Gallatin, moved to Texas, and moved away from Texas during the war. He also details his work with mills,how he changed career paths, and when he was married. This letter is dated March 1891.
Date: March 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs C. D. Ham to C. B. Moore, February 14, 1884]

Description: Letter from Mrs. C. D. Hamm to Charles B. Moore. The bulk of the letter lists the Hamm family genealogy, giving names and death dates. The younger generation is listed according to marital status and number of children. The envelope is with the letter. The letter is written on the Mount Vernon National Bank stationary.
Date: February 14, 1884
Creator: Hamm, C. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

Description: Letter from Mary A. Barr talking about improvements made to her property and her livestock. Talks about her daughter Julia and her travels. Tells about a trip she took with the Odd Fellows to Denver Colorado, including stops in Kansas City, Topeka, and Hutchinson Kansas. She rode the train which included an entire car filled with California fruit that they could have. She also talks about family she visited in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes original envelope.
Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Barr, Mary A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]

Description: His health and the health of his wife and Lyke are well. Lyke and him went to go visit Lou Wallace. He also visited with Wallace's mother, Bet Wallace, Jimmy Wallace and one of Bet's sons. He met both of Dr. Bill Love's sons. He did not learn a lot about his relatives while there and so won't try to remember what he did. He was glad to hear that Moore and the rest of his family was doing so well. He then talks about his religious beliefs. He will try to visit with them when they come visit.
Date: July 22, 1889
Creator: Winham, Travis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]

Description: He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards.
Date: March 24, 1882
Creator: Barr, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and Elvira Moore, January 14, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and Elvira Moore that contains a transcribed letter from John Dixon. Dixon's letter contains news of refugees and of Henry Moore. Charles' letter contains local news and news of widespread friends and family members.
Date: January 14, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family.
Date: January 21, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, April 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore relaying news from Henry and Sabina Moore about Confederate banditry, followed by other local news regarding the Civil War winding down.
Date: April 15, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Ziza Moore, May 24, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Ziza Moore comparing the Civil War to the American Revolution, considering the future of the nation, and relaying local news.
Date: May 24, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, June 5, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore regarding family health, a successful crop, and the postwar fate of some people known to his family.
Date: June 5, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: Letter from John 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.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections