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[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 28 - May 4, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. The letters are dated April 28, 1899 and May 1, 1899. In these first two letters, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: a discussion about her wrapper and hat, a dialogue about going riding with the White's and Lorena, and details about going to visit the Taylor family. She closes the letter by stating that she needs to read her lesson for the Club meeting and will tell her the remainder of the news soon. In Lula's next letter, dated May 3, 1899, she continues to detail the goings-on in her life and in the community. She discusses their trip to the Taylor's and notes their return trip was pleasant, notes that she stayed with Mrs. White that night because she was sick, and mentions the sewing projects she is working on at present. She closes the letter by stating that she has not yet received a letter from Linnet and hope she is not ill. Lula sends lots of love to Linnet and wishes her sweet dreams. She begins another letter on Thursday May, 4, 1899. In this brief letter, she notes that she has still not received word from Linnet and is feeling anxious about her well-being. She updates Linnet on her sewing projects and mentions that school will be out soon. She wishes that Linnet were there to go to the commencement with her. She closes the letter by sending lots of love and hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: {1899-04-28, 1899-05-01, 1899-05-03, 1899-05-04}
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 15-18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. She discusses rainy weather they have been having, memories about Cuckle Burr Hill, updates about friends and their plans, sad news about a friend's death, and a dialogue about going riding with Flora. She details the prayer meeting they attended and how she accepted Jim's invitation to walk her home. She tells Linnet about her trip to Aunt Mat's and that is planning on visiting Linnet and staying for some time. She hopes that the two of them can go to Colorado together. Lula begins another letter the next night, Sunday April 16, 1899. In this letter, Lula continues to update Linnet on the goings-on in Burnet since Linnet's departure. She details what she did on that Sunday and also mentions past happenings with her family. She notes that she has made alterations to her sailor shirt, plans to go to Georgetown for Commencement,needs to make a cake for the Baptist supper, and discusses a conversation she and Jim had about Linnet. The remaining pages of the letter detail friends and town gossip. She closes this letter by noting that she must write to Mr. Taylor and hopes that Linnet has a goodnight. In a letter, written on Tuesday April 18, 1899, Lulu details the events which occurred Monday and they include: baking for the Baptist dinner, going to the depot to welcome the soldiers home, and attending the Baptist dinner. She also notes that she has received her handkerchiefs and is thinking of going to Austin to purchase clothing. She mentions they have planted their garden and closes the letter, wishing Linnet a goodnight.
Date: {1899-04-15..1899-04-16, 1899-04-18}
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 28, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore about his activities since Christmas. He says that Bill Bounds made a trip to Texas, but was not met at the stations by friends. He states that Lila Franklin telephoned Bill Bounds to invite him to have Christmas with her family. Mr. Moore relates the details of the murder of one of the Combs brothers. His brother is in jail as he is believe to be the murderer. Tommie Horn came to stay with Mr. Moore while Linnet went out to a party. He wants Mary to ask Will if there is a connection between phosphate and the old dye stone Will's father used as a building material.
Date: December 28, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mary Moore to Charles B. Moore and Linnet Moore, December 28, 1899]

Description: Letter from Mary Moore to Charles and Linnet Moore in which she updates her her family on her health and her Christmas activities. She asks Linnet about Mr. Ledbetter. She talks about phosphate mining and seeing "mother's old place." The Nimmo family has started the move to Texas.
Date: December 28, 1899
Creator: Moore, Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 23, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Mary Moore in which he lets her know the details of the weather; updates her on the activities of friends and family; and gives news of the farm. He writes about his and Linnet's health. He also updates Mary on the health of friends. He describes the preparations for Christmas.
Date: December 25, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 22, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore in which he tells her about the weather; Linnet's cooking; and how wood was brought up to his house. He relates his and Linnet's activities and some news of friends and family.
Date: December 22, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore, December 20, 1899]

Description: Letter from C. B. Moore. The letter has been too badly damaged to discern what is being mentioned.
Date: December 20, 1899
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W.H. Abrams to K.K. Legett - December 19, 1899]

Description: Letter from W.H. Abrams of the Texas & Pacific Railway Company to K.K. Legett, concerning obtaining a road crossing over railroad tracks on his land.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Abrams, W. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, December 5, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he states that he has never received a reply from her and that he thinks she does not wish to hear from him. He said he enjoyed seeing her at Thanksgiving and would like to see her again.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James M. Hunter to Dr. Joseph Pound, December 1899]

Description: Letter from James M. Hunter to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning the doctor's son, and the book that Dr. Pound misplaced: "I am truly sorry that you have lost that most valuable narrative...'Who is Capt Banta'." At the end of the letter Hunter details what eggs are selling for in his town and tells Pound not to move up there if it would cause to much of a sacrifice.
Date: December 1899
Creator: Hunter, James M.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from D. C. Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound, November 26, 1899]

Description: Letter from D. C. Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning his being confined to the bed for more than four weeks. Riley tells about the doctor cutting a place on his jaw and having black blood come out; he was also given a shot of moonshine in his arm which made him sick to his stomach though eventually it made him sleep.
Date: November 26, 1899
Creator: Riley, D. C.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Correspondence to Henry Ladd from S.W. Doom]

Description: A letter to Henry Ladd from attorney D.W. Doom regarding “the case of Elisabet Ney against yourself and Mosle.”
Date: November 8, 1899
Creator: Doom, D.W.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, November 4, 1899]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore in which she expresses how much she misses Linnet. She says that Leta Fowler is to be married. She also writes about the new clothes she has had made or altered for he winter wardrobe. She also writes about Jim Cooke. The Floral Society has plans to put up an exhibit.
Date: November 4, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, October 27, 1899]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore from Claude White in which he asks her not to share his letters with her friends. He wants to keep his courtship with her a private matter. He tells her that confidential friends have given him "more trouble than any one else on earth." He says that he presumes that she has "quit" Tommie by this time. Claude says that he may place him as the cashier of the Santa Fe Route Eating House. He wants to get a place on the Frisco line, near Dallas. He says that he will try to return to see her as soon as he can.
Date: October 27, 1899
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J.W. Ward to K.K. Legett - December 22, 1899]

Description: Letter written to K.K. Legett in Abilene Texas from J.W. Ward, Division Superintendent at the Texas and Pacific Railway Company. The letter says: "In reference to your letters to Maj. Abrams relative to a crossing near Elmdale, have instructed Mr. Stamper, our Roadmaster, to meet you at Abilene Dec. 27th., and go over the situation with you."
Date: October 22, 1899
Creator: Ward, J. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John M. Garman to John Patterson Osterhout, October 19, 1899]

Description: Letter from John M. Garman to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an invitation to visit Belton, Texas. Mr. Garman regretted having to decline Mr. Osterhout's invitation to visit and told him that the next time he came South, he would try to visit. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout." The front of the envelope has an image of the lobby at the New Waverly Hotel and Bath House in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Date: October 19, 1899
Creator: Garman, John M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Bounds, J. William to Charles B. Moore, October 8, 1899]

Description: Letter from J. William Bounds to Charles B. Moore in which he says that he has visited a mutual friend, Mr. Crawford. Mr. Crawford is very interested in the phosphate mining industry. Mr. Bounds says that Nashville is a very pleasant place to live. He is a student at Vanderbilt University and plans to graduate soon.
Date: October 8, 1899
Creator: Bounds, J. William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White, to Linnet Moore, October 2, 1899]

Description: Letter from Claude D. White, "Claudius," to Linnet Moore in which he expresses his love for her and says that he wishes to marry her. He says that he has given up Emma for her and that he hopes she will forsake Tommie for him. He requests a new photograph of her.
Date: October 2, 1899
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says he enjoyed the Sunday he spent at her home. He wished he had received an answer to his previous letter. Then he announces that he will be near her on a business trip and would like to see her again.
Date: September 24, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William P. Schell to John Patterson Osterhout, September 11, 1899]

Description: Letter from William P. Schell to John Patterson Osterhout regarding the last letter received from him. He told John that the manager of a publication was pleased to see his letter because it would be published. He mentioned some mutual acquaintances and hoped that John was well. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: September 11, 1899
Creator: Schell, William P.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from L. H. Blanton to William John Bryan, September 2, 1899]

Description: Letter from L. H. Blanton to William John Bryan regrettably declining his invitation to Texas and reporting that the Treasury Department, Office of the Supervising Architect has purchased land in Abilene.
Date: September 2, 1899
Creator: Blanton, L. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, July 18,1899]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore in which she said that she has had her eyes examined in Austin and needed new glasses. Lula updates Linnet on the costume party she attended, as well as the friends and family who have taken trips. Her glasses have helped so much that she wants to start on her embroidery.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections