[Letter from Elvira Moore to Jo Wallace, August 20, 1879]

One of 1,686 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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They are on a trip and Jo is in the wagon in a makeshift bed. Along the trip Jo improved. They stopped at a red house and fed the team and ate dinner. They ate squirrel and chicken with crackers. They arrived at aunt Nancy's by sundown. Uncle Even had just left and got a free ride to Nashville, he is going to pick up his railroad dividends. Jo wrote to John to come, they will be going with her to Texas. When they arrived Charles and Bettie had already arrived from Sherman. Jo is still not doing well, but ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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Moore, Elvira August 20, 1879.

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They are on a trip and Jo is in the wagon in a makeshift bed. Along the trip Jo improved. They stopped at a red house and fed the team and ate dinner. They ate squirrel and chicken with crackers. They arrived at aunt Nancy's by sundown. Uncle Even had just left and got a free ride to Nashville, he is going to pick up his railroad dividends. Jo wrote to John to come, they will be going with her to Texas. When they arrived Charles and Bettie had already arrived from Sherman. Jo is still not doing well, but they are waiting on him and will be able to provide for him. Minlele E. has had several offers to buy his land, but he didn't want to do anything without hearing from Wallace. She will get her last letters today, but maybe more from the office.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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  • August 20, 1879

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Moore, Elvira. [Letter from Elvira Moore to Jo Wallace, August 20, 1879], letter, August 20, 1879; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203466/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.