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[August Election]

Description: Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
Date: August 1851
Item Type: Text
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[Clipping: 1854--Extraordinary Season.]

Description: 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.
Date: 1854
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping: 1854 Temperatures]

Description: 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.
Date: 1854
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping, January 1855]

Description: 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.
Date: January 1855
Creator: Louisville Journal
Item Type: Clipping
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[Copy of Land Sale Documents]

Description: Copy of multiple documents for the sale of John and Sara Emberson's land. First document contains the Embersons' statement and the land sold to Charles B. Moore. Second document contains an affidavit for the Embersons' sale of land.
Date: March 1857
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Envelope addressed to Elvira Moore, 1856]

Description: Envelope addressed to Elvira Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. Much of the top portion of the envelope, including most of the postmark have been torn away. The date 1856 is written on the left side.
Date: 1856
Item Type: Text
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[Envelope addressed to Henry S. Moore, March 6, 1858]

Description: Envelope addressed to Henry S. Moore in [Trammel] P O, Sumner County, Tennessee. The sender is unknown, but "Gainesville, TX Mar 6/58" us written at the top. Portions of the envelope have been torn away.
Date: March 6, 1858
Item Type: Text
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[Envelope Fragment, August 5, 1853]

Description: Envelope fragment postmarked Saco, ME. August 5, 1853. The right side of the front of the envelope, where the address would have appeared, had been torn away. The envelope was received on August 16, 1853 according to the written note at the bottom left corner. Part of a red seal is still on the back.
Date: August 5, 1853
Item Type: Text
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[Journal entries, April 1857]

Description: This document includes journal entries from April 4 to April 11 in an unidentified year. In the entries, Moore writes about a camping trip that is cut short by a "norther." The cold and snowy weather damaged the wheat and corn crops. He details his trip into McKinney in the snow and the snowball a group of boys were rolling in town. The next morning, on the 12, the winter weather had cleared up and by noon the snow was nearly all gone.
Date: April 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
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A Lecture on Sectarian Influence in Schools, and on the Sabbath and Sunday Mail Question.

Description: Text of a speech given by J. A. Stewart regarding sectarian influence in schools, mail delivery on Sunday. Contents: The Author's Habit of Thought and his Religion; Reason and Sophistry--A Contrast; Sectarian Influence in Schools; Sabbath Desecration, or Sunday Mails and Monday Elections; The Records of Heaven, or the Vision of Boards, a Poetic Dream.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stewart, J. A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top.
Date: July 7, 1850
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill.
Date: November 18, 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Charles Moore, August 4, 1859]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to a friend regarding local news. The lower horizontal half of the document is missing.
Date: August 4, 1859
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]

Description: Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves.
Date: July 10, 1859
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

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.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry and Charles Moore, October 23, 1858]

Description: Letter to Henry S. and Charles B. Moore from J. A. Nimmo discussing local news. Nimmo goes in depth on the state of trading in the area and the business of a mill. The last page of the letter has a drawing of three figures.
Date: October 23, 1858
Creator: Nimmo, J. A.
Item Type: Letter
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