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[Letter to Asbury, from O. Fisher]

Description: Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher from his father, Orceneth Fisher telling of his arrival in San Francisco and his general impression of it.
Date: April 30, 1855
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter to Asbury, from O. Fisher]

Description: Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher from his father, Orceneth Fisher expressing his gratitude that Asbury is working in the church and his duty to stay in California. He also discusses news of the family and their acquaintances.
Date: October 3, 1856
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from J.A. Corker]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from J.A. Corker regarding possession of a slave. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: March 12, 1857
Creator: Corker, J. A.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher, from Orceneth Fisher]

Description: Letter from O. Fisher to his son, O.A. Fisher discussing his opposition to the union of Northern and Southern Methodist church. He also expresses his concern for his daughter, Annie, regarding her religious development and possible marriage.
Date: April 19, 1858
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher, from Orceneth Fisher]

Description: Letter from O. Fisher to his son, O.A. Fisher discussing family matters including his other children and his wife's recent recovery from an illness.
Date: February 15, 1859
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher, from Orceneth Fisher]

Description: Letter from O. Fisher to his son, O.A. Fisher containing a home cure for his throat and expressing a desire for O.A. Fisher to come to California with his brother, Sterling, and sister, Anna.
Date: April 8, 1859
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, December 20, 1863]

Description: Letter from Jo S. Moore to Charles Moore, discussing a carpentry job, living in California, thoughts from several people about moving around the country, and news.
Date: December 20, 1863
Creator: Wallace, Jo S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Josephus C. Moore, February 7, 1864, forwarded by Charles Moore with addendum to Ziza Moore via Josephus, March 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from Jo S. Wallace to J. C. Moore regarding Wallace's difficulty finding an engineering job in California and other news. Charles Moore has written an addendum to the letter and sent it and another letter onward to Ziza Moore and Josephus.
Date: February 18, 1864
Creator: Wallace, Jo S. & Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from Jo S. Wallace to Josephus C. Moore, February 7, 1864, forwarded by Charles Moore with addendum to Ziza Moore via Josephus, March 15, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Jo S. Wallace to J. C. Moore regarding Wallace's difficulty finding an engineering job in California and other news. Charles Moore has written an addendum to the letter and sent it and another letter onward to Ziza Moore and Josephus.
Date: February 18, 1864
Creator: Wallace, Jo S. & Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Asbury, from O. Fisher]

Description: Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher from his father, Orceneth Fisher discussing his recent work and wishing well the family. He also gives details of his personal history and that of his family.
Date: June 6, 1868
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Sam E. Wanford to Charles B. Moore, August 27, 1883]

Description: Letter discussing how he broke his jaw in two places while he was unloading grain with rolling nets. Mentions medical treatment. Also includes original envelope with note saying from Sam E. Wanford Modesto,California received September 6, 1839.
Date: August 27, 1882
Creator: Wanford, Sam E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sam E. Wanford to Charles B. Moore, November 29, 1883]

Description: Letter from Sam Wanford saying he likes Selma California less than Modesto. Talks about visiting Yolo and how irrigation was a problem. He recommends that a cousin of his from Yolo would like to go to Texas and be a teacher. He highly recommends her and says he will accompany her to Texas if they think they can find a place for her. He says she is "a boss on music," but can also assist in teaching school or even pick cotton. He misses going to the dances at their house. Says he is well and hearty and up to 152. Includes original envelope.
Date: November 29, 1883
Creator: Wanford, Sam E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Letter from Henry Sayles to A. W. McQueen, August 21, 1906]

Description: Letter from Henry Sayles to A. W. McQueen discussing having sold land and timber from his family's properties and inquiring to know of any other land his father may have owned.
Date: August 21, 1906
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. V. Munson to George C. Husmann, November 1, 1910]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from T. V. Munson to George C. Husmann discussing the "Pearl of Casaba" grape and describing the characteristics of the variety.
Date: November 1, 1910
Creator: Munson, T. V. (Thomas Volney), 1843-1913
Partner: Grayson College Foundation

[Letter to Alma Hiller, October 8,1917]

Description: Letter to Alma Hiller from her little cousin, "Hef", who writes about what it's like for him at Camp MacArthur, a military training base in Waco, Texas. The letter also discusses other family members, including a newborn baby in the family. The stationery letterhead has on its left and right side, respectively, an American flag image and a symbol that consists of a triangle within a circle, and it reads, "National War Work Council, Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Associations, 'with the colors'".
Date: October 8, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease]

Description: A letter to Julia Maria Pease from a former employee who had emigrated from Japan—he wants to go back and get married, and he asks Pease to verify that he had legally come into the US from Japan, so that he can return with his wife.
Date: October 25, 1919
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Charles Evans, Jr. to Clara Evans Willis, 1925]

Description: Letter from Charles Evans, Jr. at Cheek-Neal Coffee Company to Clara Evans Willis in 1925. He congratulates her on the birth of her daughter and asks that she get their parents to come out and see his family in California.
Date: 1925
Creator: Evans, Charles, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
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