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Texas Attorney General Open Records Letter Ruling: OR2000-0370

Description: Document issued by the Open Records Division at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an informal interpretation of Texas law related to whether certain information is subject to required public disclosure under the Public Information Act, chapter 552 of the Government Code.
Date: February 3, 2000
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from O. C. Harris to Claude D. White, April 3, 1916]

Description: Letter to Claude D. Moore from O. C. Harris regarding a deal they had been considering. Harris accepts the terms to purchase some of Claude's land and mentions some ideas he has for it.
Date: April 3, 1916
Creator: Harris, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, October 13, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which Mr. Berry says he ran into John Cox who told him that Claude owes him money for a mare. Mr. Berry is said that he is "sorry that the trade turned out as it did." He offers to pay Cox for Claude and send him the receipt. He also updates him on the rain and availability of water. A deposit slip for the Melissa State Bank is also included.
Date: October 3, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 3, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In the letter, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in Austin, TX. The news includes: a health update on her well-being at present, a discussion about Weasie Thomas' visit, a dialogue about Linnet's decision to marry, details about expecting a visit from Linnet, a discussion about sewing projects, and notes past events and future plans. The letter is incomplete.
Date: February 3, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, January 3, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Claude White and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, White expresses how he felt receiving Linnet's letter, notes that he was ill for a few days, and details that he may go on vacation to McKinney to visit Linnet. He discusses how good it would do him to go on vacation and also discusses a situation with Mr. Muse. White professes his deep affections for Linnet throughout the letter. He notes that he has made a resolution to see Linnet once a month and mentions that they can decide if they would meet at Linnet's house at night or she would meet him in Melissa and from there they would go riding to McKinney. He closes the letter noting that Linnet must write him soon.
Date: January 3, 1901
Creator: White, Claude
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, December 3, 1900]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore in which he discusses how his letter to her could have arrived late and thanks her for her letter. He looks forward to facing the future with her.
Date: December 3, 1900
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

Description: She is thankful that Mr. Moore trust them to send Linnet to spend the terms with them. She says that they will treat Linnet like a daughter. She says the cost would only be $50. She enjoyed going to Colorado in the summer and would like to go again. She talks about the weather and that farmers are almost done gathering cotton. She is concerned about the Texas problem with renters. She hopes they are revived by the time the letter gets there.
Date: October 3, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore, August 3, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry W. Drury to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Drury informs Linnet of the goings-on in Chambersville, Tx. The news includes: updates on friends, community news, a discussion of the camp meeting and the attendees of that meeting, and additional news on family and friends.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Drury, Henry W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to the Moore family. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: confirmation that the Moore's letters were received, a dialogue about Lila and Solomon, a discussion about the new well, a weather update about the day's rain, details on how the rain halted Gross and Solomon's work on the grass, a dialogue about Gross picking up turnip seeds in Melissa, a discussion about exploring the property for water, details about Jones & Co., news about Charles' red heifer, a dialogue about Jupiter, updates on the family and on friends who have visited recently, news about Bessie and Cloyd, a discussion about Emmet's bow and arrows, news of the Webb-Moyer death, details on the pastures drying up, a discussion about the sanctificationists, a discussion the options of splicing a team with Will Dixon to meet an appointment in town, an a dialogue about a skunk. He closes this letter and begins on the seventh page with a letter dated September 4th. In this short second letter, Henry details the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a weather update, news about Lila's cow, calf, and filly, a discussion about the Moore's house and carpet, a dialogue about Sabina's dog Jacky, family news from Neal Moore, news from Lizzie Jernigan, community health updates, and additional family news. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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 S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
Date: September 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, March 3, 1875]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter to Moore from a woman named Helen Duncan. She details her love of writing letters to Moore. The conversation then moves to the topic of marriage and she mentions that she fears she will never find someone. She restates her promise to Moore, which was to find Moore a widow to marry, and notes that it would be a difficult task to find a woman to fit Moore's specifications of what he would want in a wife. She asks Moore if an old maid would do, if she wouldn't be able to match him with a widow. Moore promised to send a photograph to her to pass on to the Kansas widow. The topic of matchmaking moves on to Helen Duncan's home life. She states that she is happy at home and declares that she must have the "happiest home that ever was." She mentions that she shares her home with her family: six sisters, three brothers, and her parents. Helen notes that she has a strong relationship with her father and hardly does anything or write anything without telling him first. She states that her reasoning for this is that her father she no fault in anything she does, while her mother sometimes does. She describes her father's pride in showing off photographs of her and her sisters to visitors. The topic of discussion moves on to agriculture and Helen expresses her sympathy when hearing that Moore's fruit tress have died. She tells him if he were closer she would send him some of their peach harvest. In her closing remarks, Helen asks Moore if he likes Dickens' works and details that if she were on a deserted island she would be at home if she ...
Date: March 3, 1875
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Will Boyd, November 3, 1873]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore in Collin County to Will Boyd, Phelps, Missouri discussing the poor crops that year, including corn and wheat and the slightly better cotton. He discusses the large volume of emigrants entering the area looking for cheap land who are willing to work. He mentions a visit from Uncle Bill Moore from Atlanta, Aunt Polly Winham from Jerseyville, Illinois, and other family members.
Date: November 3, 1873
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections