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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Poem
 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Cat Limerick]

[Cat Limerick]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poem written on a scrap of paper about a cat catching a rat.
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The History of Wonder

The History of Wonder

Date: unknown
Creator: Sampson, Neal
Description: A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
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Kit Carson's Wife

Kit Carson's Wife

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A poem about a "Kit Carson's Wife" who takes her horse and goes for a wild ride after her husband is killed.
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[Poem]

[Poem]

Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an undated poem. The author is unidentified, but the handwriting appears to belong to Charles B. Moore. In this poem, the poet details his deep-seated affection for living in the prairie lands of Texas, but realizes he has given up much of his ties to family and friends because of his home in the country. He describes what he and his family would see as they traveled the prairie together; all the flora and fauna of the Texas pastureland.
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[Poem and Notes by C. B. Moore, 1901]

[Poem and Notes by C. B. Moore, 1901]

Date: 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: An envelope containing handwritten notes as well as a short poem by C. B. Moore. The envelope contains a label reading, "Moore jan01 Chambersville Tex".
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[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: A poem by Charles Moore about soldiering during the Mexican-American War..
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[Poem, c.1899]

[Poem, c.1899]

Date: January 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Poem from the C. B. Moore Collection. The poem is about a cat. The writer describes their companion and how they feel when coming home to their feline friend.
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[Poem of Legends]

[Poem of Legends]

Date: ????-10-09
Creator: unknown
Description: The poem mentions stabbing or shooting someone's wife, the husband feeling justified in his actions. The husband is charged with the crime and says the he did it, but he did not exaggerate it. On the other side, it talks of a legend and how it affects the people there. He talks of spurs. On October 12, a tree fell down and they tried to move it. He mentions a year ago on the 12th he was going through Memphis.
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[Poem of Texas Frontier]

[Poem of Texas Frontier]

Date: ????-10-11
Creator: unknown
Description: The author is on the Texas frontier alone, without his wife?, he enjoys the landscape and his neighbors. He speaks of the things he sees on a horse ride: herds of cattle, horses, eating steak and enjoying the rising moon and coming home.
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[Poem on Health]

[Poem on Health]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The author's health has returned. He mentions how fair the girls are, the members of church and how they hate each other. Brother Will was blaming Sister Sober because he didn't like her. On the flip side, he says that he has been there for a month, and he ate some bad wheat and then he got a fever. Afterwards he got better because his landlord took care of him. But he owes the doctor eight dollars. The author mentions hunting for deer to make new clothes: pants, a vest, and a coat. And with these clothes he will be able to handle any cold weather in Texas. He then goes to Paris and wants to meet up with Henry Moore and John. On the other side he mentions that he has gained weight and looks like a bear. His friend Browning's brother got a fever.
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