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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Advertisement with Written Notes]

Description: Transcript of a written note on the back of a circular produced by Garretson, Cox & Co., Publishers regarding Alden's Manifold Cyclopedia. The note was written by an unknown person and appears to be discussing his appreciation of the Manifold Cyclopedia.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore and Family to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. and Ziza Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing family news, farming, Abraham Lincoln, and the probability that Tennessee will soon secede from the Union. The letter was written over several days from March 8, 1861 to March 12, 1861.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing recent news, opposition to the war in East Tennessee, and his corn crop. He mentions that Josephus is at Fosterville with some volunteers and that times are hard and he is feeling very anxious for himself and his family.
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 Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
Date: September 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, September 25, 1882]

Description: Travis left Sherman with Miss Dora and dropped her off with her family. He took the train to visit Bettie Emerson, who was in Eurkea Springs, Arkansas. He is amazed at how big Fort Worth is. He met up with Charley Moore, whose family was in town. He was very thankful for Charley being kind and courteous. He then went to Dallas and between Fort Worth and Dallas he believes that Dallas will be The City in north east Texas. While waiting at the depot he met George Wilson. Mr Hubbard arrived with Debra Collins and Jack's daughters entertained her. Travis thinks Jack is lucky with his family. He met Uncle Sam Moore and all of his children. He called on Bettie Henry several times. He did not see much of Tom Benton. He thanks Charles and Henry Moore and George Wilson, for their hospitality. He hopes to send love to everyone and thanks for the wonderful time he had.
Date: September 25, 1882
Creator: Winham, Travis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza and Josephus C. Moore to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Letter from Josephus C. and Ziza Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing family news, farming, Abraham Lincoln, and the probability that Tennessee will soon secede from the Union. The letter was written over several days from March 8, 1861 to March 12, 1861.
Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

Description: Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.
Date: March 31, 1861
Creator: Nimmo, J. S. & Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing recent news, opposition to the war in East Tennessee, and his corn crop. He mentions that Josephus is at Fosterville with some volunteers and that times are hard and he is feeling very anxious for himself and his family. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas, and it is dated May 22, 1891. According to the note on the left, it was received on June 8, 1861.
Date: May 22, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 28, 1861]

Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing her recent visit to a military camp, the latest news of regiments preparing for war, and Josephus's recovery from a recent illness. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away.
Date: July 28, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, August 3, 1826]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on August 3, 1826, discussing the family life of Peter Elias Bean, including whether or not he was legally married to the woman he was living with, and the number of sons he has.
Date: August 3, 1826
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History