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Collection Reference Number GLC04191.07
From Archive Folder Collection of John B. Moore letters 
Title John Moore to Mary Moore outlining future plans and dreams
Date 29 October 1846
Author Moore, John (1826-1907)  
Recipient Kelly, Mary Moore  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He remarks on the changing seasons. School closes in two weeks and he plans to move on instead of remaining, but would rather participate on the march to Mexico as he is growing tired of the monotonous life of schoolmaster. His dream to study in Dublin or Paris, however, is simply a dream. Robert has suggested he marry a young woman who he has since decided is not as beautiful as he first thought.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Military History  Education  Marriage  Women's History  
People Moore, John (1826-1907)  
Place written Greene County, Alabama
Theme Children & Family; Education; Women in American History; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information 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.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859