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Title:[Letter] 1831 Jan. 31, Vineyard Hill [to] Mr. Walter C. Moore / John Moore, Davidson County, Murfreesboro, Tennessee : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Moore, John

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Date: January 31, 1831
Extent: 4
Summary:Letter from John Moore dated January 31, 1831 to his brother Walter Moore. It is a personal correspondence updating the status of the families health and travels.
Collection:James Moore King Papers Correspondence 1831

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[added: From John O. Moore ][added: Brother of T.O. Moore] Mr. Walter C. Moore Murfreesboro Tenn [Tennessee] Davidson County
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Vineyard Hill
Janr [January] 31 [added: st] 1831 Dear Brother

I have rec.d [received] your very friendly letter dated December 13th and was much pleased to hear of your health & family myself and Fathers family are all [added: well] except violent colds you wrote you were much surprised at not receiving a letter from me and I was equally surprised at your not receiving them as I have written two or three times you wrote you wished to know what I was doing I am at present teaching school at Beaver dam school house and I expect it is the last quarter I ever shall teach I rather expect to come out this Spring, Father received a letter from P.H. Overton dated 11th Decr [December] in which [added: he] states that he had rec.d a letter from you concerning

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the business of James Overtons estate uncle mentioned that Thomas & his lady left his house the day before he wrote for his new residence near Alexandria you may look for Father in may if life last. As to the news of the neighborhood there is not much old Mr Arthur Brown & Jane Strong daughter of Dr [Doctor] Strong is dead [unclear: It ] is very healthy at this time & was last fall they have been no marriages of any consequence since you left here our old play mate Harry Carr expects to go on to the Western district & says he will give [added: you] a call Mother says you [added: wrote you] had the finest wife in the world & she says she in hopes that wills as fine a husband as you she never forgets giving her children

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good advice she says she will [added: write] to you in a few weeks you must write to her shortly she says you must not forget the promises you made her

one that you will come in two or three years & bring your wife with you as we should be very glad to see her I have nothing more to write Father Mothers Brothers & Sisters joins me in love to you wife aunt Lennet Cousin James & family

your [gap] Brother
John O Moore
[added: The negroes wishis [wishes] to be rememberd [remembered] to you Polly sends her love to her children J O M [John O Moore]]

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