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[Letter from R. G. Schurig to Rosa Walston Latimer - February 24, 1992]

Description: Letter from R. G. Schurig of Mesa, Arizona to Rosa Walston Latimer of Lubbock, Texas with information about his father, who was a chef and baker in the Harvey House at Gainesville, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1992
Creator: Schurig, R. G.
Partner: Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

Description: Letter to city council from the Gainesville Business and Professional women discussing the best location for the new library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gainesville Business and Professional Women
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Letter to Councilman]

Description: Letter to city councilman from Mrs. E. E. Wright, Jr. discussing information about Cooke County Library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, Mrs. E. E., Jr.
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter]

Description: Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter from John S. Hardy. The letter discusses Miss Lillian Gunter being the first woman to purchase a poll tax in Cooke County, and women's suffrage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardy, John S.
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to Byrd Williams, Jr., August 23, 1923]

Description: Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to her husband Byrd Williams, Jr., discussing the need for money to pay for their sons, B. M. (Byrd, III) and John to have their tonsils taken out, as well as for John's circumcision. The letter also delves into their marital troubles as Byrd spends too much time away while working and gambling.
Date: August 23, 1923
Creator: Williams, Irene Biffle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Willliams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - November 5, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams of Gainesville, Texas to her son B. M. Williams, Jr., discussing previous letters, normal household goings on, church gossip, and domestic chores such as gardening. It includes an envelope addressed to Byrd M. Williams, Jr. in Ogden, Utah.
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 30, 1882]

Description: They received the Moore's letter and are all doing well, except Florence. She was overheated while cooking three meals for 25 hands. The hands were used to thrash the wheat and they got 700 bushels cut. They has never before in Tennessee been able to get 25 bushels per acre. She thinks the corn looks promising. Carrol Wilson visited from Texas and took Miss Prudy Petete with him. He lives in Cook County. She says that the peaches and apples look good and that they have plenty of vegetables. Bettie says that if Abe leaves for work, Matilda has to stay with her. Bettie and Abe had a picnic and everyone enjoyed it. Melissa Seago's daughters are in town from New Orleans to visit family.
Date: July 30, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W.O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: Letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from W. O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thomas Willis, J. P. to Levi Perryman, September 26, 1879]

Description: Letter from Thomas Willis, Justice of the Peace for Cooke County, precinct 4 asking for the money collected for execution from Honorable P. Williams, D. H. Edwards to W.T. Roberts, attorney at law.
Date: September 26, 1879
Creator: Willis, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, July 28, 1872]

Description: The author says that everyone is doing fine. They had a little bit of horse trouble, some of the horses got scared and loose and ran away. They were able to recover the horses though. The author went hunting in Cooke county, which didn't go well, but he found a bee tree.
Date: July 28, 1872
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter regarding a loan for William Murrell, January 12, 1861]

Description: Letter to a "cousin" from J. Thompson and Giles Thompson, introducing William Murrell and discussing acceptable terms for a loan to Murrell with slaves as collateral.
Date: January 12, 1861
Creator: Thompson, Giles
Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin