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[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
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[Letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: Letter from John C. Barr in which he copies a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Henry relays news crops, jayhawkers, and of his impending surrender to the federal forces. In a second part of the letter, Barr mentions that he has received two letters addressed to Charles and then goes into local news.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
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[Transcript of letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter from J. C. Barr in which he copies a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Henry relays news crops, jayhawkers, and of his impending surrender to the federal forces. In a second part of the letter, Barr mentions that he has received two letters addressed to Charles and then goes into local news.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
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 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
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[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, June 3, 1901]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. She is sorry that she hasn't written sooner, but she has been so busy. She received flowers from Mr. House. She had a talk with Carter about Mr. House's proposal. Carter wants her to wait, but she will do what she thinks is best. She did not have to pay for Linnet's boarding. She is going to use Linnet's money to get the pictures Linnet wanted. She tells Linnet to get well and have a good time.
Date: June 3, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Lula
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 Opal Drury to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet White, April 3, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Opal Drury to Linnet White and Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Opal discusses that the family does not have any time to write due to the baby, notes that Clifford Chandler and the Harris children have the measles, and and mentions that they have a new carriage. Opal informs Moore and White of the successful crops in Greenville, and states that her mom has a successful endeavor raising chickens, hens, and partridges. She states that the baby is beginning to crawl and has one tooth. She also notes that she has "fell off so much," about 15 pounds or so and that they would no recognize her at all. She closes the letter by expressing her wish to see them this summer and hopes that they write soon. A name card for Dr. Benjamin Thomas White is included in the letter as well as an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White.
Date: April 3, 1911
Creator: Drury, Opal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thomas Dyerz to Moore, August 3, 1853]

Description: Letter to Moore from Thomas Dryez regarding the effects of a liquor law passed in Portland and the politicians involved with the law.
Date: August 3, 1853
Creator: Dyerz, Thomas
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[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 R. L. Landers to Charles B. Moore, March 3, 1891]

Description: Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles More in which Mr. Laners lists their mutual friends and reports on who is still living and who is deceased. He discusses his own family and their recent baby. He also writes about the scarcity of game "down on Sabina['s] old place." Mr. Landers served as the sheriff and later as a Justice of the Peace in Arkansas. He states that he wished he had joined Charles Moore in Texas. The weather, crop production and price, and sale of hogs and cattle are detailed.
Date: March 3, 1893
Creator: Landers, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. E. Leonard to Mary, June 3, 1877]

Description: Leonard feels that he is a stranger to his family. He is staying on George's farm and he and his wife like it there. It has been cold and wet and the excessive rains might have damaged crops but he is hopeful. Will has gone to the Black Hills in search of gold but has only found bad weather. While Will is there is wife went to visit friends. He asks if aunt Matilda arrived at her house and mentions that she must of had a lovely winter, without fear of losing ears, noses, or toes. His daughter Stella is taller than him and enjoys reading and pressing flowers. She had asked for pictures but he is unable to. Although now that the railroad is finished a photographer should come in to take pictures in town. George will answer her a letter soon.
Date: June 3, 1877
Creator: Leonard, S. E.
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mr. Moore and Sis, June 3, 1881]

Description: She went home for a while and has canned 7 cans of cherries and one can of strawberries. She hopes to see them this summer. Birdie has grown and is able to talk and sing. She has irish potatoes, peas, beets and 100 little chickens. Henry isn't done planting, but it has been so dry. Birdie keeps Sissie busy minding her. Sam Wallace came to visit and is not as proud as he used to be. She has been cleaning. Mollie's Nephew writes a few lines. He writes about how helpful he has been. He mentions he has new clothes and shoes. He has helped his mother clean and has been fishing. He caught a turtle. Dinkie mentions she has no way to go visit Bettie and is happy with the Sunday school Willie and Sissie go to. She wants to go to town and get a hat and dress. She really wants them to visit and asks that they write soon.
Date: June 3, 1881
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Will McGee to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, February 3, 1898]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore in which he informs them that Will Love has died. Frank Wallace sold his interest in a store he had with Enfield. He also wrote about attending a "social." He states that he sold his horse. He is currently working on Mr. McKinley's house.
Date: February 3, 1898
Creator: McGee, Will
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from William McKinely and Birdie McGee to Claude and Linnet Moore White, March 30, 1904]

Description: Letter from Will McKinley to Claude and Linnet Moore White in which the author says that he misses Texas and intends to come back. He describes the illness and death of his mother. He also thanks Claude White for his kindness to Birdie McGee. Birdie writes that she has visited the Shaw's garden, which she said had received 27,00 visitors the day she visited. She gives a description of the exhibit and buildings. She is afraid that they have made a bad move. Both she and Will liked the Dallas area better. Will thinks it would be better to move and live with "father and aunt Ellen." She regrets that she sold so many of her belongings before the move. She said that she experienced a "real winter" while she was in St. Louis. She says she will send a picture of Mattie. Vada Dobbins married Mr. Parker and started for Texas. She became ill in Memphis and died in a few hours.
Date: March 3, 1904
Creator: Mckinely, William & McGee, Birdie
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry Moore, November 3,1885]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry concerning Charles's trip to Tennessee. He writes about the rainy weather, the news from Texas, crops, and the three stable fires that have occurred in the last three weeks. He believes the fires were deliberately set.
Date: November 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 3 - 4, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife Mary in which he expresses happiness that she is out of danger of contracting "yellow jack" (yellow fever). He hopes that Mary will be able to visit with Sally Thornhill. He says that he went to town with Linnet to buy flour, shoes, and other supplies. He said that he has acquired a new supply of pork. He states that it is hard to make up a party as boarding schools have taken so many of the young people away from the neighborhood. He updates Mary on the health and activities of family and friends.
Date: November 3, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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

[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 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 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