Moore, John B (fl. 1847) to Mary Moore
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04191.17 Author/Creator: Moore, John B (fl. 1847) Place Written: Bedford, Alabama Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 December 1847 Pagination: 2p. : address ; 24.6 x 19.6 cm.
He wonders if he was missed at Christmas. They had a ball the night before Christmas with dancing. He wonders if Richard picked up his coat, and hopes she will send some new shirts. He has heard about certain deaths due to smallpox.
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John Moore (1826-1907) was born in Indiana and taught school in Louisiana and Alabama. After medical school, he became an army surgeon and later served as U.S. Surgeon General.
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