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Moore, John (fl. 1848) to Garrett Moore

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04191.24 Author/Creator: Moore, John (fl. 1848) Place Written: Louisville, Kentucky Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 October 1848 Pagination: 4p. ; 24.5 x 19.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04191.24 Author/Creator: Moore, John (fl. 1848) Place Written: Louisville, Kentucky Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 October 1848 Pagination: 4p. ; 24.5 x 19.1 cm.

Summary of Content: He reports his journey and arrival. He describes travel and boarding arrangements. Mrs. Livingston is unwell. A man was killed there in a duel the previous week, but was promptly caught.

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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.See More

People: Moore, John, 1826-1907

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TravelHealth and MedicalDeathDuelPrisonerDebtTelegraphCrime

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