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 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

Date: August 30, 1824
Creator: unknown
Description: Legal document outlining the expectations of Uriah Cunning to become the teacher at an unidentified school. The document also includes a list of outstanding subscription fees; it is signed by Uriah Cunning and James Brown.
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[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping of a biographical article about Otto Wettstein, a jeweler. The article discusses several pieces of specialty jewelry that Wettstein had designed as well as his other interests. The reverse contains snippets of other articles including one about a terrier that killed nearly 50 expensive birds, part of an article regarding a mining company expedition, and updates on the stock exchange.
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[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]

[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]

Date: 1899
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Description: Charles B. Moore's original journal entries. The first entry he talks about dotards. The next entry he talks about his failing health and his hope that he goes fast. He doesn't want to worry his wife and daughter and still wants to provide for them. He tells Joseph to not mention this to anyone and that he is open to suggestions on how to use his land after he dies. He repeats the entry on dotards twice. He then writes directly to Joseph K. Henry.
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[Land Sale Document]

[Land Sale Document]

Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)
Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
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[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to H. S. Moore, July 22, 1875]

[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to H. S. Moore, July 22, 1875]

Date: July 22, 1875
Creator: Nimmo, J. A.
Description: Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry Moore discussing farm crops and the weather as well as details about the "steam works" that Moore has requested. He also talks about a device that he is thinking of patenting and local news including ways to bring more immigrants to the area and the health of his family and others in the area.
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[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
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[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
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[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]

[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]

Date: October 24, 1828
Creator: United States. Patent Office.
Description: Letters patent granting rights to James Stewart for an improvement to flutter wheels used to drive gins, mills, and other machinery.
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[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bray Brothers
Description: Flyer announcing a new location for the Bray Brothers dry goods store in McKinney, Texas. There is a handwritten note on the back which appears to be a philosophical discussion of freedom and liberties, starting with observations about wild mustangs.
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