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 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[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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[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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[Land Grant Indenture Document]

[Land Grant Indenture Document]

Date: December 13, 1797
Creator: Tennessee
Description: Legal document for an indenture between James Winchester and Israel Moore of Sumner County, Tennessee which grants Moore land when he can pay $100 to the current owner, written October 17th, 1796. There are addenda acknowledging the land transfer, finalized in December, 1797.
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[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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[Entry from a Journal, May 1, 1860]

[Entry from a Journal, May 1, 1860]

Date: May 1, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.
Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
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[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]

[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]

Date: 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Letters to Charles B. Moore written during the Civil War. In the letter, the author discusses the lives of several family members and friends and how the war is affecting them. He also discusses his allegiance to the Union as well as the sides that many of his friends and family decided to take.
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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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[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]

[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]

Date: 1825
Creator: unknown
Description: Invitation to a Ball to honor the arrival of General Lafayette to the city of Nashville, Tennessee in April, 1825. There is an engraved illustration of an arch made up of two pillars with statues
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