Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he confesses that he forgot to "check your trunk and have cussed myself over and over for so doing." He tells her about a dam that washed away killing nine men in Austin, Texas. He asks Linnet's advice on answering a letter from a woman. He wants to keep her as a friend, but not encourage her to think he wants more from the relationship. He say that he is thinking about going "to the Territory" next summer.
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Carter J. Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Dalton congratulates Linnet on her upcoming wedding. Her notes that his gift for her is a receipt for her past debts. Dalton details the latest news about friends, tells Moore about a sofa cushion he received, and mentions that he travels quite a bit with Jim Cooke so Jim can visit his girl, Minnie Lewis. As he closes the letter, he notes that she will make an ideal wife and asks where the couple will live.The envelope is included with the letter.