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[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, September 24, 1816]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James B. Austin to Moses Austin, on September 24, 1816, making his excuses for not writing and listing the letters he has received from his father. He also mentions going to a commencement with a friend, and asks the month of his birth.
Date: September 24, 1816
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Zavala to Burnet] September 24th 1836

Description: A duplicate of Zavala's letter to Burnet stating that, due to his health, he will not be able to join the next meeting of Congress.
Date: September 24, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 24, 1860]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David to thank him for the newspapers she has received from him; learning about a new method of growing corn; hear health; the weather; and she ends by sending her love to Davids wife, Clara.
Date: September 24, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. C. Page, September 24, 1864]

Description: Letter from S. C. Page to friend discussing her travels to hospitals to tend to wounded soldiers from Louisiana. She took with her sacks of clothes and letters and gave money when she could. She was appalled at the injuries she saw and the lack of clothing some men received while they were hospitalized. Page went to multiple hospitals and introduced herself to the Louisianan soldiers to give them company. She earned the nickname "Lady Bountiful" during her travels.
Date: September 24, 1864
Creator: Page, S. C.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Dinkie to Her Sister, September 24, 1875]

Description: The author mentions that everyone is doing well. The author is going to take her children to town to see a show and she has a meeting the next Sunday. Bettie and her mother went to town and got two dresses. Old Pros is working with Old Kit's colt for seventeen days. Mollie Loves' baby had a cold and Alice Donnell wants to see the author's sister. The author is going to make a dress and suit for a wedding between Dock D. and Miss Fallen. Bettie is pregnant with Abe's child. Willie has a brief letter to his aunt about jackets and going to the show next week. Mr. Wilson has land in Ellis County. There is also a letter to Mr. Moore from W. H. McGee. Henry's eyes are bad so McGee is writing for him. There has been a bid on his land and he is considering moving to Texas if he could get some cheap land in Mr. Moore's neighborhood. Henry hopes to write himself next time.
Date: September 24, 1875
Creator: McGee, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 24, 1878]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout, and family. Junia wrote her husband and children while she was visiting family in Pennsylvania. She told them who she had been seeing and still needed to stay with. Junia let her family know that she wanted to return before Christmas, but needed money sent to her.
Date: September 24, 1878
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 24, 1880]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to inform her father that she had received the items that were sent to her and detailed what a typical day studying at Baylor College entailed for her. She mentioned a reverend that came to campus and asked if her brother Paul would be joining her at school.
Date: September 24, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 24, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to inform her father that she had received the items that were sent to her and detailed what a typical day studying at Baylor College entailed for her. She mentioned a reverend that came to campus and asked if her brother Paul would be joining her at school.
Date: September 24, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, September 24, 1880]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, discussing affairs at home. He wrote about his family's health and a show that came to Belton, Texas that his sons went to see. He told Gertrude that he hoped he would come to like the doctors she worked with and that his son needed to start working on their cotton crop.
Date: September 24, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Lila Franklin to Mr. and Mrs. Moore and Linnet, September 24, 1893]

Description: She was glad to hear from them because she was afraid that they had gone home and forgotten about her. She mentions that Mrs. Joyner would like to go back to Texas with them and is an old schoolmate of Mrs. Moore. She wants to get her father to go with her to Texas, but will not be able to go this year. Her mother is going to Arkansas to see her son. She received a copy of the "Democrat" by Mr. Moore of her trip to McKinney.
Date: September 24, 1893
Creator: Franklin, Lila
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Frank and Alice Griffin to the Moore family, September 24-26, 1894]

Description: These are letters from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first two are written by Alice Griffin, who was Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee's daughter and niece and cousin to members of the Moore family. An additional letter is written by Frank M. Griffin, Alice's husband. In Alice's letter, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: an update on family members health, news about the weather, a discussion about Matilda Dodd, a dialogue about pickling and preserving, a dialogue about Bailey Love, details about deaths in the community and general community news, a discussion about Bessie, Mattie, Birdie, and Hattie Love, an update on the dress she is making for Matilda, details about Pete who is helping Matilda, and news of Bettie and Matilda's visit. In Alice's second letter, she details Matilda's and Bettie's visit, discusses news about family and friends, mentions her garden and box flowers,and writes about a dress she is having made and a dress she is making for Birdie. She notes that she wishes they could visit her next year. A visit from her does not seem possible she mentions, due to financial reasons. She closes the letter by wishing the Moore family would write soon and she promises to write more often. In Frank's letter, he updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Gallatin from his perspective. The news in his letter includes: news about his livestock, an update on the weather, a discussion about the sewing machine ordered for Alice, a dialogue about the crops, details about weaning a colt and purchasing a mule, news about the demand for jersey cows, a discussion about Alice losing her poultry and turkeys to limber neck or break neck, a dialogue about making money from butter and the jersey cow …
Date: September 24, 1894
Creator: Griffin, Alice McGee & Griffin, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says he enjoyed the Sunday he spent at her home. He wished he had received an answer to his previous letter. Then he announces that he will be near her on a business trip and would like to see her again.
Date: September 24, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1901]

Description: Letter from Claude White to Linnet in which he says that he has visited with Mrs. Williams. He thinks Mrs. Williams and her daughter will be good company for Linnet. Claude tell Linnet that they will live in the "nicest part of town." He also gives details of his plans for the upcoming move.
Date: September 24, 1901
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Note on Land of L. S. Burton, Splendora, Texas]

Description: A note outlining the location of land belonging to the L. S. Burton estate in Montgomery County, TX. Envelope is included.
Date: September 24, 1919
Partner: Private Collection of the CC Cox Family

[Letter from John Sayles to G. C. Spillers, September 24, 1925]

Description: Letter from John Sayles to G. C. Spillers stating the Tomlinson et al. vs. Independent Torpedo Company likely won't be set for trial until after the court convenes. Chastain & Judkins, the plaintiff's attorneys, ask the trial be set for October 9th and will be agreed if Spillers is able to attend.
Date: September 24, 1925
Creator: Sayles, John
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Receipt for L. D. Hillyer, September 24,1928]

Description: Receipt for L. D. Hillyer that covers the charges for the testimony of W. W. Carlin in the case of of Hamon et al vs. United States Torpedo Company.
Date: September 24, 1928
Creator: Hillyer, L. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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