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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore, November 20, 1887]

Description: Letter relating family news and news of the farm. Many people having to kill hogs because of the drought and little corn available. She has been milking 2 cows and making 4 pounds butter a week and they get 15 dozen eggs. The spring has been dry since June and the water in the well is low. Pap has been sick with the bowel complaint. Discusses all the children's progress in school, and dresses she is making for the girls. Florence and Tobe are in Indian Territory and is "bossing the cooking" for 99 Indian children.
Date: November 20, 1887
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 20, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore that covers his activities, the weather, the crops, and the farm's animals. He wrote that Linnet was invited to a party. He also shares his views on several members of their community. He recounts the work to churn butter. He also writes about building a chimney. He recounts Linnet's work around the house and on the farm.
Date: November 20, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, January 20, 1898]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet Moore in which she updated Linnet on the activities of her cousins. She also described what she and their extended family did for Christmas. She also writes about visiting neighbors, sewing a dress, and making a trip to town. A clipping showing the styles of blouses and a piece of fabric from her dress were included with the letter.
Date: January 20, 1898
Creator: McGee, Birdie
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[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sis and All, March 20, 1890]

Description: She received Alice's card and Abe received a card from Tobe. She asks that they send more information on the condition of Florence. She mentions the weather and Willie going to town. She talks about Birdie and Bessie hunting for eggs and the state of the wheat. She says to send Alice home after school is out so she can help Florence, but leaves the final decision with Sis.
Date: March 20, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm.
Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Griffin, Alice
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[Epitaph, November 20, 1890]

Description: This document is an epitaph from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written in November of 1890 when Moore was 68 years old. The epitaph reads: "As a wave of the tide leaves its mark on the sand for next waves to flow over and wash from the strand,so will I leave a mound with name, dates - death and birth - for next ages to sweep from that face of the earth. I believe all our consciousness ends with our breath, that we know before birth, all we know after death. With no fears to annoy and no hopes that might tease, un-prayed for, I wish to die off at my ease." Pieces of the paper, along with the words on those papers, are missing towards the end of the epitaph.
Date: November 20, 1890
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Jo Wallace, August 20, 1879]

Description: They are on a trip and Jo is in the wagon in a makeshift bed. Along the trip Jo improved. They stopped at a red house and fed the team and ate dinner. They ate squirrel and chicken with crackers. They arrived at aunt Nancy's by sundown. Uncle Even had just left and got a free ride to Nashville, he is going to pick up his railroad dividends. Jo wrote to John to come, they will be going with her to Texas. When they arrived Charles and Bettie had already arrived from Sherman. Jo is still not doing well, but they are waiting on him and will be able to provide for him. Minlele E. has had several offers to buy his land, but he didn't want to do anything without hearing from Wallace. She will get her last letters today, but maybe more from the office.
Date: August 20, 1879
Creator: Moore, Elvira
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[Memo from Geo. P. Bemis to J. A. Frye, July 20, 1907]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a memo from Geo P. Bemis to J. A. Frye discusiing the real estate paper of Lot 10, block one,Madison Square. The documentation that accompanied the memo to Frye included: A Warranty deed from Florence Company to Elizabeth Tuttle, mortgage papers from Elizabeth Tuttle and Peter M. Tuttle to the Conservative S. & L. Association, tax judgement sale receipts from county treasurer in the amount of $11.50, and a receipt from the Conservative S. & L. Association for $900.00 which was dated April 9, 1906. Bemis states that the documentation merits the mortgage cancelled and marked paid.
Date: July 20, 1907
Creator: Bemis, Geo P.
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[Wedding announcement for Buena Vista Blassingame and Samuel G. Bryan, November 20, 1907]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Buena Vista Blassingame, daughter of Mrs. John D. Blassingame, to Dr. Samuel G. Bryan. The wedding was to be held on Wednesday, November 20, 1907, at 5 o'clock in Elmont, Texas. The newlywed couple would later take up residence in Van Alstyne, Texas.
Date: November 20, 1907
Creator: Blassingame, Mrs. John D.
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.
Date: July 20, 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Claude D. White, October 20, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Claude D. White. In this letter, Moore asks White to perform some accounting for him and write him back with the total. he closes the letter by noting to write him soon and mentions that a note has been received that he and Linnet will visit.
Date: October 20, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[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
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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, January 20, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore and family. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville,, TN. The news includes: a confirmation about receiving word on Abe Franklin's passing, an account of how Mr. Thornhill passed, an update on the health of family members, details about Mr. Thornhill's family who visited his grave, a discussion about Bertha and the school fund, a dialogue about Tom Jackson's health condition and his visit after he was better, details about how the family all helped to clear debts or take care of Mr. Yhornhill, a discussion about the crops in Texas and in Tennessee, community agricultural news, and well-wishes for everyone's health and happiness. She closes the letter by sending love to all. Clipped obituaries of Bailey Love and Dr. J. N. Thornhill as well as the envelope are included with the letter.
Date: January 20, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary A. Moore and Family, November 20, 1907]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to her cousin Mary A. Moore discussing recent health problems and other news of family and friends, plans for Thanksgiving, crops, and the weather. She mentions that she has recently heard from Mary Thornhill who had been paid a visit by Mariah Rucker. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in McKinney, Texas. It is postmarked Goodlettsville, Tennessee November 20, and there is a postmark for McKinney, Texas on November 23, 1907 on the back.
Date: November 20, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections