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[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: May 22, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, May 27, 1876]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to her sister, Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing neighbors and friends, gardening, quilt making, dress making, purchase of new mules, sale of a calf and the possibility of moving to Texas.
Date: May 27, 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, May 24, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Mary Ann Moore's mother, Matilda Dodd. A note at the top of the letter details that Birdie and Alice have been at Aunt Bettie's for a week and that the school has employed two teachers. She stresses that Birdie want to see Linnet very badly. In the letter, Matilda updates the Moore family on the happening in Gallatin and the news includes: a note on the letter that was sent to Abe and Bettie Franklin from the Moore family, family health updates, details on William Dodd's trip to Kentucky, news about Bettie's complaint about another "spell" and how she has been overworking herself, an update on the weather and the lack of rain, a dialogue about Tobe and what he has been up to lately, a discussion on how the weather has not seem to have affected the plants and fruit trees as much as expected, a dialogue about a photograph of Willie Bratney that was sent to the Moore family, a brief on correspondence received from a family member, news on the many deaths this spring, a dialogue on the future visits of family, details on the weather and that it has rained the next day the letter was started on May the twenty fifth, updates on Dinky and Will's gardening endeavors, a discussion of what fruits are available for preserves and for baking, and a note on Dinky's poultry and the amount of butter she has to sell. Matilda closes the letter by stating that she hopes the Moore family could visit and for the family to write to her soon.
Date: May 24, 1888
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry S. Moore, May 25, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, cousin to Charles and Henry Moore. In this letter, Laura updates Henry on the happenings in Grayson County and the news includes: an aside on how she has not written to him in a while because she has not time, a dialogue about A. J. Jernigan's trips to Sherman to serve on the jury and to Austin with Lizzie, a discussion about Phippen's time in the capitol, details about school ending for Phippen and his plans for summer, a weather update, a discussion about the condition of the crops and notes about the amount of milk butter they are making, an aside about Old Man Smith, details about Jack's land purchase and plans for the land, information about land prices in Texas, and a dialogue about the weather which has brought lots of rain. She closes the letter by stating that she hopes to hear from the Moore family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 25, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Will H. McGee to C. B. Moore, May 17, 1895]

Description: Will is enjoying good health with Alfred May cooking for him. He visited Alice and saw Birdie and Frank. He is building a cabin for Mr. Holder and he lost some lambs this past winter. He is thinking of selling Birdie's sow and piglets. If he can get enough work done over the summer, he wants to go visit in the fall. Moore's subscription went out and Will received the news that the money made it there okay. He talks about the troupe he is in and how they can see the play he is part of. He sends some of the lines of the play he stars in to Linnet.
Date: May 17, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 23, 1895]

Description: He is glad to hear she is having a good time. He advises her to take advice from Serena and to spend time with Solomon and Lila. He mentions that Henry is not doing well. He talks about the lack of rain. He mentions what John, Daisy, and Mrs. Priest have been doing. Old Uncle Aleck Buchly got married. Mr. Rose has the chills and Mr. Hill will teach next at the school. He is going to let her stay til Emmet's school closes and he hopes she will behave herself.
Date: May 23, 1895
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 26, 1895]

Description: Henry is doing better. Mariah is sending a letter with more details. John sold two loads of corn. He mentions the dreary weather they have had and the state of the crops. They wells have been drying up, some people are digging farther for water. Her mother visited Mrs. Priest. Rucker writes about Henry's health and weather also. He mentions Alice's marriage.
Date: May 26, 1895
Creator: Moore, C. B. & Rucker, J. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet, May 29, 1895]

Description: He mentions the improvement of Henry's health. He did some plowing and her mother helped him with the bushels. He talks about the weather. Her mother has eggs and butter to take to town. He says that the small pox is still bad. The cases in McKinney he feels are lies spread by Dr. Wiliy. He sold his cow and mentions the foods they have. He discusses on how she will get home.
Date: May 29, 1895
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. C. Vanter to Linnet Moore, May 9, 1898]

Description: In this letter, Vanter discusses with Moore he planned visit to Fort Worth. Vanter apologizes for not being able to visit Moore as last summer and urges Moore to write to her to let her know when school is out. During the trip to Fort Worth, Vanter plans on paying Moore and Visit. She details that an illness prevented her from visiting last summer. Vanter ask about Moore family and states that she hopes they are all well. She also asks about friends and Moore's kin and states that she may not know anybody there as it has been a while since she has visited. She inquires about Mr. Drury and closes the letter. She notes that she hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Vanter, M. C.
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 Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore White, May 10, 1901]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore White in which she writes about visiting with Mr. House. Lula told him about Linnet's up-coming visit and hopes that he will be available to meet her.
Date: May 10, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, May 23, 1901]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore from Lula Dalton. She wishes Linnet could be with her and mentions that she has been sick for the past four days. Carter was very sick for a while, but he has recovered. She talks about what a good man Claude White is and the book he sent was good also. She asks if Linnet will ever get better and come see her, she wants to show her the letter Claude sent her about Linnet. She talks about her own sweetheart and the letters he sent her. She has fallen in love with him, although she has only known him for two months. She asks that Linnet tell no one except Claude. She doesn't know how she admired J. M. Taylor. She spent time with people from home. She went to a play with some friends. She called home and learned that Linnet was not coming. It was a disappointment for her because she had told Mrs. White Linnet was coming. She doesn't know what she is going to do for the summer, she doesn't want to go home. She mentions that everyone will be out of town and she got invited to go to New Mexico, but she doesn't know if she has funds and is waiting to hear from someone. She still plans to go visit Linnet in September and while there to see Mrs. Johnson's home. She talks about her new hat and her new dress. She thinks she will take more classes. She asks that Linnet write a long letter.
Date: May 23, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee and Linnet Moore, June 26, 1901]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee Linnet Moore saying that he would be glad for Bindie and Linnet to come to visit and help Mary Moore. He says that Linnet has started a trip to Springfield to visit relatives. He writes about the difficulties with the rail road keeping workers. Willy had a tooth pulled. He sends news of the activities of friends and family. Charles relates that he purchased a plow. He give updates on the work around the house and the farm.
Date: May 26, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Linnet Moore, May 30, 1901]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore from C. B. Moore. He talks about the rain. They sent her a letter to Austin and one to Gallatin. He talked to Priest. He talks about farming. He mentions who he has written.
Date: May 30, 1901
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Earl Yates to "Papa," May 2, 1902]

Description: Letter from Earl Yates to "Papa" with a report on how sales at the store had been going and on the back of the letter is a list of people who had made purchases as well as the total amount they spent.
Date: May 2, 1902
Creator: Yates, Earl
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from Earl Yates to his "Papa," May 12, 1902]

Description: Letter from Earl Yates to his "Papa" discussing sales at the shoe store; there is a list on the back of the letter stating customers' names along with the total amount the each spent.
Date: May 12, 1902
Creator: Yates, Earl
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from G. W. Duncan to Mary Moore, May 22, 1905]

Description: Letter from G. W. Duncan to Mary Moore. He doesn't have news, but he says that he hasn't done any farm work because of the rain. He says that he has some of the payment, if they want it. He would like to renew the rate for another year. He doesn't think he will make a profit with cotton and has used his money for another purpose. He wants to pay the money if they want it by the due date. He asks that they respond soon.
Date: May 22, 1905
Creator: Duncan, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. In this letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in Van Alystne, TX. The news includes: a discussion about how the recent storms have affected her community and the communities around her, a dialogue about Claud marrying and how she hasn't visited since January, details about how she feels about the situation with Claud, a discussion about commencement and the possibility of Mary visiting, an aside about Belle coming down with the chills and how hard it is to get her to take medicine, details about the commencement program, and updates about family members and their plans for commencement. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 12, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Claude and Linnet White, May 24, 1907]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White from Birdie McGee. She tried to respond to their letter sooner, but she has been really busy. She wants them to come visit her. Henry is a little sick, but will be making a trip to Texas. She believes that Bessie will marry John Turner. She had some visitors and was surprised that Mollie Love is still alive. She comments on the styles. She is expecting Minnie to come visit them when she gets back from her trip. She mentions the odd spring and winter they had. She talks about her cow and sow. She had more visitors. She is tired of writing so will close the letter. Will says he will also write.
Date: May 24, 1907
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, May 28, 1909]

Description: Letter from Mr. Berry to Claude White that gives the details of the illnesses his family has recently suffered. He heard that Linnet might visit Texas during the summer and hopes that she does. Mr. Berry discusses mutual friends and the crops.
Date: May 28, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A. L. Priest to Claude D. White and family, May 29, 1910]

Description: Letter from Ashford L. Priest to Claude D. White in which he sends best wishes for "little Miss Ruth White." He also discusses the crops and his garden. A note was added by "E & W" to send their best wishes for the "dear little baby."
Date: May 29, 1910
Creator: Priest, A. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. Moore and Family, May 4, 1916]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White and family from William J. McKinley regarding news of his family. He writes of Birdie's sewing project, his Ford car, and visiting friends. At the end he includes a note to Ruth about how much they want her to visit them. Envelope's return address is to O. C. Harris.
Date: May 4, 1916
Creator: McKinley, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Email from Mike Agan to Judith Kaufman]

Description: Email from Mike Agan to Judith Kaufman and others on May 25, 2009, discussing Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus first quarter membership dues from SDCC Plano, Texas.
Date: May 25, 2009
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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