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[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, August 18, 1898]

Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding the passing of John's wife, Junia. Ann wrote how they were fortunate to have children around to comfort them when their spouse's died. She told them they had many visitors recently and that she was hearing of a lot of deaths in the Farman family. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: August 18, 1898
Creator: Farman, Ann
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, August 29, 1898]

Description: Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an inheritance. James told John he was entitled to one tenth of the money a family member would receive for property that was being sold after someone's death.
Date: August 29, 1898
Creator: Frear, James E.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his sister, August 26, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his sister, discussing what he's been doing on his travels. The letter is torn through the middle, and is held together by a piece of tape.
Date: August 26, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, August 28, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his life in Germany, including his host Mr. Hollaender [sic], the people of Germany, and the hotel service. The letter is torn through the middle, and is held together by a clear piece of tape.
Date: August 28, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, August 11, 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 on the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: updates on family and friends who are visiting town, community health news, a discussion about family friends going to the nation for grapes and to find a place to rent, a dialogue about Mr. Buckly's trip west, details about community gossip, news about their cow "Old Cora," and a discussion about last evening's plans. He closes the letter by stating that he is still tempted to buy the tickets to Colorado and for Linnet to let them know when to meet her at Melissa.
Date: August 11, 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, August 24, 1898]

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 days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, August, 1898]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, with news of how she had been doing. She and her sister had been spending time together lately and hoped that John's son, Paul, would move closer to the rest of the family. She quoted scripture to her brother and told him she expected to be home later in the fall.
Date: August 1898
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from J. H. Powell to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 25, 1898]

Description: Letter from J. H. Powell to Dr. Joseph Pound saying his "Rispic all prepaired ready for transmistion," which was thought to be a cure for cancer. Powell also informs the doctor that T. D. Vaughn, of whom he plans to send the money to, is not at that location.
Date: August 25, 1898
Creator: Powell, J. H.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from Mrs. D. C. Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 17, 1898]

Description: Letter from Mrs. D. C. Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound telling him that she has received word from Dr. Powell saying that Powell would like to meet Dr. Pound. The rest of the letter she goes on to talk about meeting up with the Pound family at the Fredericksburg fair but that her family would not be staying the entire time.
Date: August 17, 1898
Creator: Riley, Mrs. D. C.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead