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[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

Trails made and routes used by the Fourth U.S. Cavalry: Under command of General R.S. MacKenzie in its operations against hostile Indians in Texas, Indian-Territory (now Oklahoma), New Mexico and Old Mexico during the period of 1871-2-3-4 and 5

Description: Military map of the routes used by R.S. Mackenzie and his troops, including New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas as well as parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Mexico. The map shows routes, trails, railroads, roads, camps, old forts, other landmarks, battles with American Indians, and names and locations of American Indian tribes in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Scale [ca. 1:1,405,436] (23.76 miles to the inch).
Date: 1927
Creator: Dorchester, E. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library