[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, January 13, 1900]

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, Charles informs Mary of the goings-on in Advalorem, Texas. The news includes: detailed accounts of daily chores around the house, updates on agricultural chores around the land such as clearing wood, stacking corn, and general maintenance of the farm, a confirmation about receiving Mary's letter, a discussion about the news from Gallatin,TN, a dialogue about the possibility of Mary not receiving all the letters Linnet and Charles sent to her, details about Will's ... continued below

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. January 13, 1900.

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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, Charles informs Mary of the goings-on in Advalorem, Texas. The news includes: detailed accounts of daily chores around the house, updates on agricultural chores around the land such as clearing wood, stacking corn, and general maintenance of the farm, a confirmation about receiving Mary's letter, a discussion about the news from Gallatin,TN, a dialogue about the possibility of Mary not receiving all the letters Linnet and Charles sent to her, details about Will's trip to church, and a recount of his afternoon and evening.

In Moore's letter dated January 14, 1900, he discusses the day's chores and notes that this day is a glorious one. He notes that he showered and got ready for the day, but needed a bit of hep from Linnet with his dressing. His mention community news and details what Linnet prepared for their dinner. He tells Mary that her absence allows Linnet and himself to take on responsibilities that usually fall on Mary, but he is happy to take them on because it means that Mary can relax when she is in Gallatin. He thanks her for taking care of their home while he and Linnet were in Colorado. He notes that it is now their turn to take of the home while Mary is away with her family. He closes the letter by giving a weather update and noting that this letter will go into the mail in the morning.

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[10] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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  • January 13, 1900

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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, January 13, 1900], letter, January 13, 1900; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203842/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.