[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

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 details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little ... continued below

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[12] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Moore, Charles B. August 22, 1898.

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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 details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.

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[12] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • August 22, 1898

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Moore, Charles B. [Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989], letter, August 22, 1898; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203766/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.