[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1885]

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

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This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. In the letter, Henry details community happenings in McKinney and the news includes: a dialogue about the amount of rain they have been having, details about the recent deaths and subsequent burials, a community health brief, a discussion about his dinner plans last Monday at S. A. Wilson's and his visit to Andrew's barn after dinner, details of the conversation Henry and Andrews had while waiting out the rain in the barn, political news, and updates on family friends who ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 23 x 14 cm.

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Moore, Henry S. September 16, 1885.

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This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. In the letter, Henry details community happenings in McKinney and the news includes: a dialogue about the amount of rain they have been having, details about the recent deaths and subsequent burials, a community health brief, a discussion about his dinner plans last Monday at S. A. Wilson's and his visit to Andrew's barn after dinner, details of the conversation Henry and Andrews had while waiting out the rain in the barn, political news, and updates on family friends who are visiting. Henry closes this letter by stating that it is a bad time to view the stars and he might have to use a "supplement" to view them. The envelope is included with the letter.

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[4] p. ; 23 x 14 cm.

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  • September 16, 1885

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Moore, Henry S. [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1885], letter, September 16, 1885; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203572/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.