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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, March 1, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is from Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving her letter as well as Mary J. Thornhill's letter, details about Kate's buggy, news from Alice Wright about her mother's health, a discussion about her health, agricultural updates on crops and poultry, news on the health of family and friends as well as deaths in the community, a discussion bout Eula Thornhill's newborn baby, and a dialogue about the aging and decline in health of their favorite family horse. Sally begins a second letter dated February 2, 1909. In this letter, Thornhill discusses Vera and Nilla, details that she has yet to hear from Tom Jackson, and updates Mary Ann on the on-going bad weather. She closes the letter by noting that she always love to hear from Linnet or Mary and that they should write her soon.
Date: March 1, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, August 2, 1909]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she writes about her family's health, the weather, and a visit by Claude White. She updates Mary on the activities of family and friends. Sally recounts a crash with a buggy, which left her and Nelly injured. She also tells Mary that she has eczema on her ankles. She describes how she treats the eczema.
Date: August 2, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, November 15, 1909]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She recovered quicker than she thought, it was almost like when she hurt her hip. She mentions they need rain for the wheat. She talks about the hogs and the fruits that are ripe. Since she got hurt she is unable to go visit friends. She asks for information on everyone. She received news from Camilla. Alice Wright visited her, she has been treated for dropsy in Fort Worth. Bettie Keller is not well. She mentions Nannie's baby. She tells Mary who is getting married. She is sorry about writing in pencil and talks about Bertha's baby. She asks for information on the kin she has in McKinney. She gives an update on all of their friends.
Date: November 15, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 8, 1910]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she discusses her health, the garden and the crops, and the farm. She writes about how the economy has influenced their decisions on what to sell and what to hold on to. She gives news of her family and a baby that is teething. She relates the activities of family and friends.
Date: July 8, 1910
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, November 10,1910]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore in which the progress of the children of the family is noted. The health of family members, the weather, and hiring someone to help with the housework are written about. Sue and Wash Warren have a telephone in their home. Sally Wallace McGee married again. She "married a Wallace." She mentions the "no fence law." She says she fears Will's mother will die. She also writes about the problems she has with eczema. She includes a label for Antiphlogistine, a medicine she has used.
Date: November 10, 1910
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, February 12, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Mary Ann Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. the news includes: a discussion about the treatment of her eczema on her ankles and an outbreak of erysipelas on her arms, a dialogue about the farmer's duties at present prepping for a new season, details about a vegetable garden, news about Bryan's hogs and the family's poultry, a discussion about correspondences received and the news from those letters,details about those who have la grippe in that area,and a discussion about Bertha and Billy's children. Sally begins a letter the next day that is not dated. It would be February 13, 1911. In this letter, Thornhill discusses the letters she has received from Sis Appling, notes that Wash thinks he has found a cure for his rheumatism with Bodi-Tone, and details community news on family and friends. She notes the situation Alice Wright is in since her mother, Mary Jane Thornhill, passed, detailing that Alice is more hurt over how the family treated her more than anything. She states that she hope Linnet's baby will be a healthy one, and mentions that she now has six great grandchildren. She closes the letter by sending her love to one and all,noting that if her new medicine cure her she will let Mary know. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 12, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family, June 3, 1911]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore and Family. She was proud that Mary is writing again and hopes that she will have good health. She was glad to get news from Linnet. Sister Melissa and Mr. Thornhill died. Sister Appling was sick all winter. She sent Linnet's letter to Sue Thornhill, since they don't visit anymore. She mentions the other people who have poor health. She wants to go visit some friends, but can' go by herself. She hasn't left the house in a while. She mentions the weather. She talks about Bertha's family and how they are doing. She has somewhat gotten over her eczema. She talks about Bertha's vegetables that are ready now and her chickens. She helped out Lu Jackson since she was sick. She mentions the fruit that is ripe. Claude Thornhill should be visiting them. They haven't seen Tom Jackson in a while. She sends a picture of Billy and Bertha and would tell C. B. if he were still alive about grandsons and granddaughters.
Date: June 3, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet Moore White, June 27, 1913]

Description: In this letter, Sally details that she has been ill for three weeks, notes that their vegetable garden is late, and that farmer's all around them are busy with their crops. She mentions the family who have visited her as of late and that Tom Jackson has married, but has not come home with his wife because she is ill. She gives an update on Cy and Viola Wallace, Birdie McKinley, and Mary Gillespie and her sons. She moves on to news on their Texas kin and notes that there was a homecoming in Chattanooga, TN for all that could attend. She details the news from all the kin who have visited, notes that John Thornhill stayed with them for 15 days, and they visited all their kin in the area. John said that everyone fed him so well that he gained about 10 lbs during his visit. Thornhill states that the had pictures made during John's visit and will send one to Linnet and Mary Ann as soon as she gets more prints. She closes the letter by noting that it may be time for her and Mary Ann to ready themselves for another world. She details that though she isn't religious, she was taught to be honest and to do and be good in this life in order to be forgiven of all sins at death. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 27, 1913
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to the Moore family, May 23-24, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to the Moore family. In this letter, Sally informs the Moore family of the goings-on in White Hill, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Moore's correspondences, general updates on the family's well-being at present, a discussion about the vegetable garden and the fruit that is currently available for harvest, news about the crops, a dialogue about measles, a discussion about family's travels and who is in town at present, updates on correspondences received, and general community news. She begins a letter to Mary on the third page of this letter. In Mary's letter, Thornhill discusses her health, notes that the family has received word from Birdie McGee, details her happiness for seeing things grow again,and mentions the condition of her flowers. She mentions that she has finished soap making and tells Mary Ann about the obituaries of kin. An aside at the top of this page notes that she is sad to hear about Laura and Jack's health and gives details about Jack's family who reside in Tennessee. She closes the letter to Mary and begins another letter to Charles, dated May 24, 1899. In this letter, she discusses the Will's conditions, notes that Mr. Thornhill is on his way to Springfield to pay taxes, and news about family members. She closes her letter by noting that she wants the Moore family to write and sends her best wishes. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 23, 1899
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, May 20, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she says that she has had little time to write as Mr. Thornhill and sister Melissa are unwell. Bertha now has an organ to play. She tells how she made rhubarb pudding. Sally gives an update on her garden, an invasion of locusts, and the crops. She also passes on the news of the activities and health of friends and family.
Date: May 20, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore that has pages missing. The only has pages present are 5 through 8. Sally says that Mattie Franklin married a Mr. Walker. She advises Mary to either rent out her farm or sell it. She said she heard that Linnet and Claude White are planning a trip to Tennessee and asks that they come and visit her. She said that there are "many old cronic [sic] cases through the country and many deaths."
Date: 1906~
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 16, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she writes of "sister's" death and the impact it has had on her. Mr. Thornhill can not walk and is unwell. She asks if Mary has heard of the death of Sarah Wallace. She died at Gainsville, Texas. The health of family member, her garden, farm animals and canning are also detailed.
Date: July 16, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, January 20, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and family. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville,, TN. The news includes: a confirmation about receiving word on Abe Franklin's passing, an account of how Mr. Thornhill passed, an update on the health of family members, details about Mr. Thornhill's family who visited his grave, a discussion about Bertha and the school fund, a dialogue about Tom Jackson's health condition and his visit after he was better, details about how the family all helped to clear debts or take care of Mr. Yhornhill, a discussion about the crops in Texas and in Tennessee, community agricultural news, and well-wishes for everyone's health and happiness. She closes the letter by sending love to all. Clipped obituaries of Bailey Love and Dr. J. N. Thornhill as well as the envelope are included with the letter.
Date: January 20, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White and Claude D. White, March 10, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White's. In this letter, Thornhill informs her kin on the going-on in Goodlettsville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about her correspondences, an apology for not writing a quick reply to Moore and White, a discussion about the grippe outbreak and news about those who are sick with pneumonia, a dialogue about Bailey Love's death, a dialogue about the mud and how it makes the agricultural work much harder, news about her weaving project, a discussion about traveling to see family in Nashville, and updates on the prices of meat and an aside on the production of eggs this winter. She closes the letter by sending love and well-wishes to all.
Date: March 10, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 21, 1907]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore. She wanted to write sooner, but it was too hot and he wasn't feeling well. She mentions what was eaten for dinner. She talks about hard times, but is thankful. She talks about the crops of wheat and corn. She talks about prices and practices for farming. She comments on how Mary is feeling blue about taking care of the farm and gives some advice for it. Sally went to go visit Mr. Thornhill's sister, who was not feeling well. She also saw Aunt Jane who also was not feeling well. She tended to Sue's chickens and turkeys. Alice and her mother went back to Texas, but Sally has not heard from them. She stayed at Alice's and it felt like old times. Sabina and Dr. J. B. Walton died. She talks about the trip she wants to go on. She talks about the weather and the rain they need. She talks about the teachers at the schools. She asks if anyone in the Rucker family got small pox. She is working hard and her children papered her room. She talks about her chickens.
Date: July 21, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary A. Moore and Family, November 20, 1907]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to her cousin Mary A. Moore discussing recent health problems and other news of family and friends, plans for Thanksgiving, crops, and the weather. She mentions that she has recently heard from Mary Thornhill who had been paid a visit by Mariah Rucker. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in McKinney, Texas. It is postmarked Goodlettsville, Tennessee November 20, and there is a postmark for McKinney, Texas on November 23, 1907 on the back.
Date: November 20, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Partial Letter from Sally Thornhill, 1907]

Description: Partial letter written by Sally Thornhill in 1907 to an unknown recipient. On this page of the letter, she states that she will send a send a death notice clipped from a January 18, 1907 newspaper from Robertson County and she discusses the recent weather.
Date: 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White and Family, December 27, 1916]

Description: Letter to Linnet White and family from Sally Thornhill. Sally sends her sympathies for passing of Linnet's mother. She writes of Christmas and the cards she's received from her friends. She requests that Linnet sends her news of their family in Texas like her mother used to do.
Date: December 27, 1916
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections