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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Accounts Report, December 18, 1880]
Document created by Sheriff Levi Perryman with the Comptroller which notes debits and credits in Montague County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186935/
[Affidavit for release, September 26, 1880]
Affidavit from Lewis Beasley in which he asks to be set free after serving his sentence for aggravated assault that he was charged with and plead guilty to on September 6, 1880. (Note: on a previous document the named was spelled Lewis Brasley.) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187220/
[Agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope, 1889]
An agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope regarding costs for 1889. Moore agreed to pay Gnope 75 cents a day for all work not done by Moore on the farm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198858/
[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]
Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186844/
[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1885-1889]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201633/
[Bar Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1889-1893]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201635/
C. B. Moores tax list for 1890
Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1890. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198938/
[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]
The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186713/
[Comptroller Taxes, December 18, 1880]
Comptroller taxes of 1880 by Levi Perryman of Montague County. Lists the debts and credits within the county. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186936/
[Comptroller's Office Document, December 1, 1880]
Document from the Comptroller's office that shows the amount collected ($78.14) by Levi Perryman, Sheriff, Montague County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187080/
[Criminal Docket District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1897]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing criminal docket information that includes attorney names, the names of parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201640/
[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1908]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a list of convicted criminals from the district courts. The entries list contains information on the convicts names, offenses, date of filing, and their sentences. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201641/
[Criminal Docket J. P. Precinct 1, Cooke County, 1885-1891]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing fees, affidavits, and warrants. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201644/
[Criminal Docket J. P. Precinct 1, Cooke County, 1891-1895]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing fees, affidavits, and warrants. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201645/
[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1880-1885]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of the criminal cases that were handled at the county court. The entries list information including names and number of court cases, dates, and what occurred that day in relation to the case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201653/
[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1886-1893]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201651/
[Criminal Minutes, District Court, Cooke County, 1886-1893]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of district court cases. Recorded information is listed by case name and number and includes the trial date and notes on the case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201646/
[Deed, July 24, 1880]
Deed for the sale of land from John H. Stephens to Levi Perryman on July 24, 1880 is recorded on this document. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187218/
[Editorial, October 18, 1888]
This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an editorial written by Jason W. Thomas to the voters of the 5th Congressional District in McKinney, Texas. In this article, Thomas discusses his political platform. He details the issues that he favors and the necessary steps that must be taken to ensure that these issues are addressed properly. This editorial is dated October 18, 1888. Handwritten notes by Charles B. Moore on the reverse of this document details measurements of property in chains. A chain is a unit of measurement which equals 22 yards, 66 feet, or 100 links. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203240/
[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore from Dinkie McGee, January 3, 1886]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa,Texas. A faded note in the corner appears to have the name McGee. The postmark in from Gallatin, Tennessee, 1886. The envelope is damaged and torn. The remnants of a letter are still inside. The letter appears to discuss a party, visits between relatives, and farm information. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204190/
[Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore]
Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore which has a note on the left that says that it is from Neal Moore in 1885. The postal stamp on the front cannot be read. The stamp on the back says McKinney, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203581/
[Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore, October 3, 1885]
Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore in McKinney, Texas. The envelope was postmarked in Gallatin, Tennessee on October 3, 1885. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203577/
[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, March 15, 1880]
An envelope address to Mrs. Mary Moore, Melissa, Collin County, Texas. A postal stamp on the front reads: "Waco, TX; Mar 15, 7PM." A stamp on the back reads: "Melissa, COllin CO., Texas; Mar 18, 1880." Another stamp on the front is from a libery stable in Waco, TX. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203482/
[Envelope from Bettie Franklin to Charles B. Moore, March 1880]
An envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Meliisa Collin County, Texas. A postal mark on the front reads: "Gallatin, Tenn; Mar [] 1880." On the back, a postal mark reads: "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Mar 14 [1880]." A handwritten note on the front reads: "Betty Franklin; Received March []; 1880." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203488/
[Envelope from Dinkie, Alice and Willie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore, December 12, 1881]
Envelope for Mary Moore. On reverse are math problems. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203504/
[Envelope from Matilda and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, March 26, 1881]
Envelope for Charles B. Moore from Matilda and William Dodd. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203503/
[Envelope from Matilda Brantley Dodd and Betty Franklin, January 2, 1880]
An envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Collin County, Melissa Texas. A postal stamp on the front reads: "Gallatin, Tenn.; Jan 2." A postal stamp on the back reads: "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Jan 6, 1880." A handwritten note reads: "Matilda Dodd; + Betty Franklin; Received [Jan]; 1880." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203479/
[Envelope, June 9, 1889]
Envelope for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway from from the Department of the Interior, United States Pension Agency. The envelope is dated June 9, 1889. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186755/
[Envelope to Charles B. Moore, 1885]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Gallatin, Tennessee. A note on the envelope says that it was sent from Henry Moore. The postal stamp is for McKinney, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204193/
[Fabric from Matilda Dodd to Linnet, October 9, 1884]
Pieces of fabric of Birdie's dresses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203552/
[Indemnity Bond, January, 1880]
Indemnity Bond in the case of Thomas H. Allen vs. Floyd Brazelton, in favor of Mr. Allan. The document lists possessions that have been attached by Levi Perryman, sheriff of Montague County, in order to obtain the amount of $400.00. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187213/
[Indemnity Bond, March 25, 1880]
Indemnity Bond in the case of B. s. Harper vs. Lewis Farrow, in Grayson County, Texas, for the sum of $50.05. The document directs Levi Perryman, sheriff of Montague county to seize property to sureties to guarantee payment by Mr. Farrow to Mr. Harper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187214/
[Indemnity Bond, May 1, 1880]
Indemnity Bond in which Levi Perryman is directed by the court to seize property to compel payment of a court judgement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187215/
[Indemnity Bond, May 29, 1880]
Indemnity Bond in the case of Hunter Evans &Co. vs. John A. O'Neal et al. in which Levi Perryman is directed to sieze property to ensure the payment of the judgement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187217/
[J. P. Civil and Criminal Docket, Precinct 3, 1885-1893]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing information on courts and cases. The entries include information on justice fees, crimes, and specific details of cases. There are several inserts in this ledger including information on executions, notes from attorneys, fines/fees, and other misc pieces of paper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201648/
[Land grant, December 27, 1882]
Land grant from the state of Texas to Levi Perryman for 53 1/6 acres of land in Montague County approximately 9 miles from the town of Montague. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187267/
[Land Grant, May 17, 1883]
This is a land grant from the State of Texas to Levi Perryman. It has been signed by governor John Ireland, and W.C Walsh, commissioner of the general land office. The land is 90 2/5 acres, and is about 10 miles from the city of Montague. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187268/
[Legal Document for J. M. Watts, July 6,1880]
Document allowing R.A. Williamson to act on behalf of J.M. Watts at the Democratic Senatorial Convention to be held on July 8, 1880 in Whitney, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182794/
[Legal Document from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman, April 29, 1882]
Legal document is a Quit-Claim Deed from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman. The document describes the parcel of land that is legally transferred and sold to Perryman. This land is located on the Denton Creek southeast from the town of Montague. Coordinates for the parcel of land are included in this quit-claim deed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187221/
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203619/
[Letter from Alice and Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to Mollie and Charles Moore, January 1, 1888]
Dinkie received their letter on Christmas eve and her mother was proud of her gift. They went to Bettie's for Christmas and saw a lot of people. Then they went to Tobe Franklin's house for a dance. There was a concert at the new school house a week before Christmas. Mr. Moore had mentioned a lot of people were visiting Tennessee and she wants them to visit. Mrs. Jones has rheumatism. Mrs. Rodimore is on the verge of death. Miss Betsy Elliot and Mr. Enlow died. Her cold is no better and Pap is going to town and Willie is doing chores. Dinkie asks that they come visit. Alice mentions the concert that happened last Friday and how funny it was. Her character was Mrs. Buttermilk. She also asks that they come visit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203599/
[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Ann Moore, December 9, 1883]
Letter from Bettie Franklin discussing family news, Mary Love who is dying after childbirth, killing hogs and making lard and sausage. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203540/
[Letter from C. B. Moore, February 9, 1889]
He tells Moore that he has passed on his request to the new governor. He suggest that Moore get a petition to help his case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203605/
[Letter from Cary Nimmo, October 2, 1880]
Letter from Cary Nimmo to his cousin Charles B. Moore in which he starts by commenting on Charles leaving for Texas. Mr. Nimmo talks about selling his crops, mule and a wagon to raise money. He talks about how sad his mother and Betty were To have missed Charles's visit. He also talks about the preparations he is making for his trip in November. The letter has the envelope with it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203574/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry Moore, November 3,1885]
Letter from Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry concerning Charles's trip to Tennessee. He writes about the rainy weather, the news from Texas, crops, and the three stable fires that have occurred in the last three weeks. He believes the fires were deliberately set. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203576/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, August 31, 1885]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore to his brother Henry S. Moore. In his letter, Charles updates his brother on the happenings of his trip, who he has visited, and how he enjoys seeing old friends again. He details news about a trip that Betty Thornhill is making to Dallas and he states that she may be visiting him soon, if she is not already there. He notes that the family listened to a sermon by Brother Haynes. All the family attended this sermon except Mr. Dodd. He mentioned that Henry should pass this information on to Mrs. Thornhill. Moore tells his brother about meeting new friends and old comrades as well as their siblings, but also details the business successes of family friends. He states that Sam Thornhill and Tom And Alice Wright have plans to visit Texas soon. He expresses his happiness for John Stewart who has been appointed revenue collector and will make good pay; a living which will prevent him from having to turn to hard labor for money. He details that Tim Thornhill was very badly injured from a buggy accident and mentions a robbery which occurred to a family friend as well as financial concerns surrounding this crime. He states that he has seen Alexander and Allen, but has not spoken to them about the estate of their uncle. Charles tells Henry that Jack Wood's daughter will be married and Tobe and Florence want him to accompany them to the wedding. He updates Henry on the weather and on the crops in the Gallatin area. He notes that Sally Thornhill is recovering from her illness and details additional news concerning family friends and the community. He mentions his past plans with friends and closes his letter to Henry from Gallatin. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203566/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Sam P. Henderson, September 16, 1885]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Sam P. Henderson. In the letter, Charles updates Sam on news from Gallatin, Tennessee and it includes: the receipt of Sam's letters and an acknowledgement of what was said about their home in the letters, details about Mary Ann's and his 'circuits' to visit family and friends in Tennessee, a dialogue about Kite, the date of return trip that has yet to be solidified, the corn haul and the approval to proceed with the gathering of this crop, approval to sow wheat before the Moore's return, a discussion about the poor weather and its affect on the second sorghum crop, details about his last 'circuit' through abundant corn and tobacco crops in Tennessee as well as updates on famine stricken counties, a dialogue to send Betty Thornhill a message about his circuit to see her kin, and a message for Henry about a gift he received for him from Tom Wright. Charles Closes his letter by telling him that Linnet will bring some souvenirs to share with her kin and family friends when they return. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203569/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to William Dodd, September 10,1889]
This postcard is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles to William Dodd in Gallatin, Tennessee. Moore is writing from a hotel in Nashville. He details what the family has been doing in Nashville and who they have seen during their stay. He mentions that he has not been able to sleep and decided to write the family cards to give them an update on the Moore family's goings-on. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203614/
[Letter from Charleston Payne to Charles B. Moore, November 10, 1887]
Letter from Charleston Payne to Charles B. Moore giving news of his family and discussing religious matters and philosophizing about the future as a "dark and forbidding" place. Includes original envelope that is from the St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas Railway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203586/
[Letter from Charlie Gross to Charles B. Moore, August 16, 1889]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charlie Gross and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Gross updates the Moore family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a dialogue about not getting the grass burnt and not having trouble with the stock pumping into the garden, a discussion about Bryney was has been cut deep and may pass, an update on the peach crop, news about community meetings and picnics, details about Clarence's lemonade stand, a dialogue about attending the show in town, updates about the turnips and plans to sow the rest of the patch as soon as it is dry, a weather update, a message to Mrs. Moore about the hens, a message to Linnet about seeing Lora in town and details that Gross will write Linnet soon. He closes the letter by stating that he has told the Moore family all he can. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203612/
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