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[Clipping, 1820]
This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a clipping which details the politicians who were running for positions in the state senate and congress. The clipping is dated 1820.
[Clipping: 1854--Extraordinary Season.]
Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There are miscellaneous advertisements on the reverse side.
[Clipping: 1854 Temperatures]
Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There is part of an article on the reverse side.
[Clipping, 1898]
Two newspaper clippings from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first clipping, dated August 24, 1898, details the trip Moore took to Colorado. Moore describes his experiences on the train to his destination and in Colorado Springs, Manitou, and Pike's Peak. The second clipping, dated September 2, 1898, details the experiences Moore had traveling in Colorado. In this clipping, Moore describes the latter part of his travels to Grand Junction, Pueblo, and the Royal Gorge. He also notes the travel plans of his companions. At the close of his reminiscence, he states that he will be traveling home in a few days time.
[Clipping and Tickets, October 1901]
These are documents from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The documents include a clipping and two tickets. The clipping details that P. O'Reilly and W. L. McCormick were elected as alderman to fill the position in their respective wards. On the reverse side of the clipping is a marriage announcement for Linnet Moore and Claude White; the reason this clipping was cut and saved. The tickets were for travel on October 16, 1901 from Dallas to Denison for two passengers on a passenger car designed by the Pullman Company.
[Clipping: Astronomical Charts]
A newspaper clipping that includes an astronomical table and an outline of the moon's phases for the month. The clipping is badly stained and is unintelligible in some areas of the table.
[Clipping: Buggy Advertisement]
Newspaper clipping containing an advertisement for high-grade top buggies and leather grade top buggies. Description, reproduced illustrations, and prices of both models are included in the clipping. The reverse side of the advertisement details shipping costs for the buggies to locations all of the United States and to select locations in Mexico. There are handwritten notes on the front and back of the page.
[Clipping, January 1855]
A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. the clipping details a meteorological table for the month of January in the year of 1855. The table records these variables for January: the morning, afternoon, and evening temperatures; the mean temperature of the month; the barometer reading; the monthly rainfall; and the direction of the wind. The table also includes the total rain fall for the month and the calculated mean temperature.
[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]
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.
[Clipping, March 24, 1903]
Clipping, published by A. H. Belo and Company, that gives home remedies for livestock on one side. The other side has information on the publisher, the date, and an article on the choice of Panama for the building of a canal.
[Clipping, March 31, 1866]
A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates.
[Clipping of d'Arusamont Case from the Cincinnati Gazette]
Article over the alimony case between Mr. d'Arusamont and his ex-wife Fanny Wright. It covers a small history of Fanny Wright: large inheritance from a maternal uncle and then she moved to the United States to promote her views. She was against slavery and she she couldn't eradicate it bought thirty slaves and set them up in St. Domingo. She then subscribed to the school of Socialist and set up a press but this project failed. In one of Fanny's visits to Paris she met Mr. d'Arusamont.
[Clipping on Agriculture]
Discussing the cost to produce a bushel of grain. Feeding hogs is also discussed. The cost of corn which is fed to the hogs, which is not making any profit because of the high cost of corn.
[Clipping on Ulysses S. Grant, March 10, 1876]
Newspaper clipping on Ulysses S. Grant, written by Marie Le Baron, describing the President's characteristics and how his nature shaped his actions in office.
[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]
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.
[Clipping: Rebel Prisoners]
Newspaper clipping with details about rebel prisoners who were detained by the Union Army. The text notes that eight commissioned officers, two hundred and nineteen enlisted soldiers, and one hundred six deserters were captured. The names, ranks, and previous camp location of the officers are also included.
[A description of settler life in North Texas]
Clipping, undated, that has the reminiscences of Taylor Allen on one side. Mr. Allen talks about growing up in the North Texas area and the changes that development and progress have brought. The opposite side has short news items from Dallas and Cameron, Texas.
[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.
[Eloquent Passage]
A clipping of lights going out and midnight approaching. Spirits walking like wolves, the watcher was frightened and in walks a cat.
[Episode with Quantrell]
Clipping titled "Episode with Quantrell," in which the author says that he agrees with Levi Perryman's call to have an old settler's reunion. He also recounts his memories of the history of the North Texas area. There is a portion of an ad on the reverse side with numerals penciled over the add.
[Epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk]
Newspaper clipping containing the epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk, father of former President James K. Polk. The epitaph was contributed to the newspaper by Mr. O. P. Foote, who copied the inscription while visiting the burying-ground in Bolivar, Tennessee while stationed there with the Third Iowa Infantry in 1862. Ezekiel Polk was born September 7, 1747, and died August 31, 1824 at the age of 76. The epitaph is a 20-line poem written by Ezekiel Polk himself at the age of 74. A handwritten note on the clipping indicates that the clipping was given to Charles B. Moore from Hubert Sauer.
[From the Baltimore Gazette]
Lyric's by Holmes, compared to Drake's "American Flag."
Gospel Advocate
TWo men discussing the bible: God made vs Man made, good men vs bad men, wisdom of heaven vs wisdom of men.
His Peculiarities
The article discusses the correspondence between a man that was unfamiliar with the Bible and how the author tried to inform him. The subject was a man of knowledge and posed as a philosopher.
[Home remedies]
Clipping, undated, which gives home remedies for getting rid of mice and rats and curing colic in horses. The opposite side seems to be discussing the pricing of cotton, grain, and cattle.
[John G. Arthur Sues for Divorce]
The article mentions the cause of John G. Arthur call for divorce. It also mentions how his wife Mattie became a lawyer and throughout the marriage was the boss of the relationship and caused him financial loss. John also accuses his wife of beating him physically and verbally. His wife also schemed to disinherit John's daughter from a previous marriage. He was then forced at gun point to give her the deeds to all of his properties.
[Late Colonel James A. Stewart newspaper clipping. December 9, 1879]
Newspaper clipping reporting the death of Colonel James A. Stewart and all his many virtues.
[Members American White Plymouth Rock Club]
Portraits of the members of the American White Plymouth Rock Club. Frank Pudney Kalkaskia, Michigan; J. A. Bickerdike Millersville, Illinois; G. W. Swarts Ariel, Pennsylvania; Dr. Robert Buchanan Nevada, Missouri; F. K. Linhard Kipling, Ohio. on the flip side is a photo of the home of Sass Brothers White Plymouth Rocks, Ancona, Illinois.
A Natural Avenue Near Edmonton
Short article on the Canadian west. On the other side is a photo of a natural avenue near Edmonton.
[Newspaper Clipping: Henry Ward Beecher Pleads Pardon for the Rebels and Jeff Davis]
A newspaper clipping with an article about the post-Civil War sentiments of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher towards the rebels and Jeff Davis. Reverend Beecher pleaded for a pardon for those who aligned with the South during the war. The reverse side includes snippets of advertisements.
[Newspaper Clipping: Illinois Regiments at Vicksburg]
Newspaper clipping listing of regiments participating in the siege at Vicksburg. The list organizes the regiments in infantry, cavalry, artillery, and independent regiments who were traveling to Vicksburg for duty.
[Newspaper Clipping: Prisoners of War for Exchange]
A newspaper clipping listing the names and regiments of all prisoners of war who were transferred to Alton for exchange.
[Newspaper Fragment]
A newspaper clipping that details the yearly rainfall amounts from 1839 to 1861. This fragment is torn and the missing pieces makes the rainfall table unintelligible.
[Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley]
Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley. Guthrie, a veteran of the Mexican War, died of pneumonia at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee at the age of 77. At the time of his death, Guthrie had been married to his wife, Lizzie, for 50 years. He was survived by his wife and three of his children children. Guthrie was known as a very religious man, and was one of the wealthiest men in the county. Sarah Ann McKinley, wife of W. J. McKinley, died after a long illness at the age of 62. She was survived by her husband and two children.
[Obituary for Aunt Virgie Walsh]
Obituary for Aunt Virgie Walsh who died leaving only her brother, James Walsh. She was born in Halifax County, Virginia in 1807 and died at the age of 85. There is also an obituary for Belle Lawson of Scottsville, Kentucky who died after surgeons tried to remove a tumor.
[Obituary for J.K. "Tobe" Dodd, November 30, 1905]
Obituary for J. K. "Tobe" Dodd. Dodd passed away on Thursday, November 30, 1905 at the age of sixty-five at his home on the Dobbins Pike in Gallatin, Tennessee. According to the obituary, Dodd died due to a "general breakdown and softening of the brain." Dodd was a Confederate Lieutenant in Company D of the Second Tennessee Cavalry, and was later Sheriff of Sumner County, Tennessee.
[Obituary for Roy Griffin]
Obituary for Roy Griffin, the 16 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Griffin near Luton (Tennessee?).
The Old Millstone used as a Door-step
Clipping of reproduction of photo of a girl sweeping an old millstone that was turned into a door-step.
[Periodical Clipping of Olivier Pain]
An article describing the adventures of Olivier Pain. Sarting with his writings against Napoleon III's government. It mentions his wife and children. Then his adventures against the Communist government of France and his subsequent inprisonment. After escaping to Australia he arrived in the United States and went on to London. He was then secretary to Osman Pasha, after losing to the Russians he was offered to the French Government and refused. He was then a Russian prisoner of war and after that term he returned to Paris only to leap again into another adventure. This adventure was as the El Mahdi's right hand man against the Anglo-Egyptian Government.
[Poem clipped from newspaper]
Poem clipped from newspaper, half of which is missing. The part that can be read says, "w squall." On the back is an ad for The Pilgrim Teacher with a date of 1886.
[Portrait of "Chinese" Gordon as Governor of Soudan]
Newspaper clipping of "Chinese Gordon as Governor of Soudan, reproduced of etched illustration.
[Portrait of Chisholm]
Clipping of reproduction of etched portrait of Chisholm.
[Portrait of Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines]
Newspaper clipping of the late Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines, reproduction of etched illustration.
[Profile of Reverend R. C. Horn]
Profile of Reverend Robert Cannon Horn, born in Middle Tennessee in 1844. Rev. Horn was raised in Collin County, Texas, and traveled between Texas and Tennessee for much of his life. He attended Mt. Pleasant High School before studying English, Latin, and Greek at Kentucky University in 1867. Horn entered the Christian ministry in 1868, and after teaching for 7 years, he spent most of the remainder of his life preaching and organizing churches across North and North-Central Texas. He married Mildred C. Franklin in 1870. Horn served several churches in over 10 Texas cities. He also helped build more than a dozen churches. His family consists of his wife, four daughters, and one son.
Some Agricultural Science
An article explaining solid foods and the proportion of water and how it effects how we eat or feed on these foods.
[Three Years Ago To-Night]
A poem in memory of Lieut. J. L. F. of Cincinnati.
Tombstones on Glass.: Monument on Which the Lettering Was Done by Sand Blast.
Newspaper article describing the first glass tombstone. The tombstone, created for the grave of Elizabeth Pepper by her son Matthias Pepper, is in the cemetery overlooking the city of Kittanning. According to the article, glass was chosen due to its "practical indestructibility." Elizabeth Pepper died at the age of 77 in Ford City on February 4, 1892.
[Wonders of the World]
Discusses the wonders of the world. Flip side lecture of the pursuit of happiness through religion and sciences with the lecturer demonstrating part of his lecture.