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[Draft of Will, September 30, 1901]

Description: Draft of C. B. Moore's will was created on September 30, 1901. He appears to leave the control of his estate to his wife. Birdy McGee was living with the Moore family and he leaves it up to his wife's generosity to care for her. He states that he wants his burial to be similar to others in his family without religious ceremonies.
Date: September 30, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Last will and testament of Charles B. Moore, September 30, 1901]

Description: Last will and testament by Charles B. Moore in which he says that he previously made out a will and left it with Mr. J. M. Pearson. He states that he had previously given Linnet 100 acres. She sold 25 to raise funds to build a house. The land is now rented out. He now wishes to give her another 450 acres, $300.00, and a filly named Trixy. He leaves the rest of the estate to his wife Mary Ann Moore. He says that Birdie McGee currently lives with them and he leaves it up to "Mary's liberality" to her continuing to do so. He wishes to be buried with his family "without religious ceremonies."
Date: August 30, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Memo from J. M Pearson to Charles B. Moore, October 30, 1901]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is a memo written by J. M Pearson to Moore discussing Moore's will. Pearson states that Moore must have his will probated and include a clause that makes Moore's wife an executor of his will without bond or expense except to probate will, file inventory, and appraisal of the estate. He includes a clause that should be used by Moore in his will. In the memo's closing remarks, Pearson encloses the will and states that he sends his best wishes for Moore's present and future well-being. The memo is dated October 30, 1901.
Date: October 30, 1901
Creator: Pearson, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections