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[Mortgage Deed, May 16, 1906]

Description: Mortgage deed between Bob Perryman and the Fruitland Company that is dated May 16, 1906. Bob Perryman paid $400.00 for land in Chaves County, Territory of New Mexico. The land is described. Two pieces of paper have been attached near the base of the form from the First National Bank of Roswell for $200.00 each in payment to the Fruitland Company.
Date: May 16, 1906
Creator: Gayle, F. P.

[Wedding announcement for Helen Douthitt Horn and Charles Wickliffe Graves, September 30, 1906]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Helen Douthitt Horn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. horn, to Mr. Charles Wickliffe Graves. The wedding was to be held on Sunday, September 13, 1906, at 12 o'clock, at the First Christian Church in McKinney, Texas. The newlywed couple would later take up residence in Hillsboro, Texas.
Date: September 13, 1906
Creator: Horn, Robert Cannon & Horn, Mrs. Robert Cannon

[Letter from Will McGee to Mary Moore, February 26, 1906]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to his Aunt Mary Moore. He says that he has wanted to write earlier, but has not had time. He can only write at night. He mentions that he is working for J. N. R. R., although it is not regular work. There are plans to put a new depot in Hendersonville. He enjoys the railroad work. He made a place to put his tools and was promoted to inside work. He then got into a spat with one of the bosses. He mentions that Henry is getting into the pills and almost had a serious accident. Henry has gotten bigger.
Date: February 26, 1906
Creator: McGee, Will

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore and Linnet and Claude White, April 5, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee saying that she hasn't gotten her garden in yet, so won't have vegetables for at least three months. Alice is getting glasses, Will gave notice at his job and is going to farming, Uncle Abe is getting better and other family news. She says Sallie Love has gone crazy again and now has become a Christian Scientist and is curing Bailey of consumption. He is nothing but a skeleton and hasn't been able to leave the house all winter.
Date: April 5, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie

[Letter from Fannie Hoffman, May 11, 1906]

Description: Letter from Fannie Hoffman that contains no salutation or names of original person addressed to. This letter contains family news and news that Viola is not doing well, but she is being well nursed by Ed and Cy Wallace. Cy is 16 and nearly as big as his father. Lizzie Wallace has eczema on her right hand and has to wear a kid glove at all times.
Date: May 11, 1906
Creator: Hoffman, Fannie

[Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. White, April, 5, 1906]

Description: Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. White discussing his love of farming and how things are growing. He wishes Claude could come to the horse sale. He has the finest shepherd dog there ever was and will send Claude a pup if he wants. He is planning on visiting Claude and Linnet when the chickens are ready. He says, "I am no Methodist minister, but I have that capacity." There is an added note by Birdie McGee at the end saying Alice and Mr. Griffin got back and Mrs. Peyton died.
Date: April 5, 1906
Creator: McKinley, William J.

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, May 20, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she says that she has had little time to write as Mr. Thornhill and sister Melissa are unwell. Bertha now has an organ to play. She tells how she made rhubarb pudding. Sally gives an update on her garden, an invasion of locusts, and the crops. She also passes on the news of the activities and health of friends and family.
Date: May 20, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore that has pages missing. The only has pages present are 5 through 8. Sally says that Mattie Franklin married a Mr. Walker. She advises Mary to either rent out her farm or sell it. She said she heard that Linnet and Claude White are planning a trip to Tennessee and asks that they come and visit her. She said that there are "many old cronic [sic] cases through the country and many deaths."
Date: 1906~
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 16, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she writes of "sister's" death and the impact it has had on her. Mr. Thornhill can not walk and is unwell. She asks if Mary has heard of the death of Sarah Wallace. She died at Gainsville, Texas. The health of family member, her garden, farm animals and canning are also detailed.
Date: July 16, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore, February 28, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her Aunt Mollie [Mary] giving family news. Uncle Abe Franklin is very ill He wore himself down riding more than 20 miles in one day to go get a new horse and took sick. Talks of Uncle Tobe's death. From what they can tell, he starved himself to death after he lost all his money. Includes letter dated February 11, 1906 from Gallatin, Tennessee addressed to Aunt Molly, with no author listed. He talks of Uncle Tobe's funeral costs and the sale of a saddle.
Date: February 28, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie

[Death Notice for A. R. Franklin]

Description: Notice regarding the death of A. R. Franklin, who died November 23, 1906. The funeral was held November 24th at the grave side, officiated by Rev. R. M. DuBose; he was buried at Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee. The notice also includes the list of pall bearers.
Date: November 24, 1906

[Letter from Lilian and Allice Griffin to Mary Moore, December 16, 1906]

Description: Letter from Lillian Griffin to Mary Moore in which she tells her aunt about "hog killing," taking sausage over to Aunt Bettie on her "boy saddle" and the farm animals she helps care for. She also lists the presents she has received from relatives. Alice writes Lillian being at home until school starts in the spring; clothing; and that Mayme married Jo St. John. She updates Mary on the activities of family and friends.
Date: December 16, 1906
Creator: Griffin, Lillian