[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 26-27, 1897]

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

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter,Moore informs Mary of the goings- on since she has departed for Gallatin, Tennessee. He discusses the number of correspondences he has sent to Mary Ann, weather, the daily chores, community news about friends, updates about the milk cows going to pasture, and the amount of milk the cows are producing since going to pasture. Moore details the daily happenings for Mary Ann and notes that the new carpet was installed by Linnet and ... continued below

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[12] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Moore, Charles B. October 26, 1897.

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This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter,Moore informs Mary of the goings- on since she has departed for Gallatin, Tennessee. He discusses the number of correspondences he has sent to Mary Ann, weather, the daily chores, community news about friends, updates about the milk cows going to pasture, and the amount of milk the cows are producing since going to pasture. Moore details the daily happenings for Mary Ann and notes that the new carpet was installed by Linnet and Jo in the front room. He discusses the loads of lumber collected for the day details the rainy weather, and notes that Abigail and her calves are well. Moore continues to mention the day's events for Mary Ann. In the latter part of the letter dated October 26, 1897, Moore states that they have yet to receive word from Mary Ann and will travel to Melissa to send a telegram if no correspondence is received by tomorrow morning. He discusses the rain and its affect on the crops in the community including their wheat crop. He ends this letter by noting that the rain will help their stock tanks to reach capacity.

Moore begins a new letter on the back of the fourth page which is dated October 27, 1897. In this letter, Moore discusses the weather, daily chores, updates on the crops, and community news. He states that they have not received word from Mary Ann and mentions new updates on friends. he closes the letter by noting that he is on his way to the post office to mail the letters. On the first page, Moore has noted in pencil that he received a letter and a card from Mary Ann when he arrived at the post office. The envelope is included with the letter.

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[12] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • October 26, 1897
  • October 27, 1897

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Moore, Charles B. [Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 26-27, 1897], letter, October 26, 1897; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203733/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.