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[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard, November 9, 1860]

Description: Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard regarding a patent, office fees, and the costs for surveys. Ragling says he will send the other surveys as soon as issued, asks who is representing Mr. Kennard and gives an update on the local elections.
Date: 1860-11-09~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Minutes of Public Meeting, December 11,1860]

Description: Public Meeting at Buchanan. Four resolutions made at this meeting. First resolution to form companies, the second and third resolutions on who to lead companies and last for who will be on the Munitions Committee and get munitions.
Date: 1860-12-11~
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, December 23, 1860]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing whether or not he will move to Texas, the probability that South Carolina and several other southern states will soon secede from the Union, farming, and news of family and friends.
Date: December 23, 1860
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

Description: Letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
Date: December 25, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

Description: Transcript of a letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
Date: December 25, 1860
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]

Description: Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore and a male relative. Included is local and family news, including marriages, deaths, and Uncle Add buying a slave for $1,000.
Date: 1861
Creator: Wallace, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from George A. Wilson to Charles B. Moore, 1861]

Description: Letter from George A. Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news and farming, as well as the war and the hardships it has caused. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore at Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, it was received on December 9, 1861.
Date: 1861
Creator: Wilson, George A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, January 1861]

Description: Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore discussing news of family and friends. The letter is dated January 21 and 24. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Charles Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written at the top that says it was sent from Rocky Bayou, Arkansas January 25, 1861.
Date: January 1861
Creator: Rucker, Julia L.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, January 1861]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing the recent Christmas celebration and the visitors who came for the holidays. He also writes about the latest news in regards to the secession of South Carolina, Andrew Johnson's speech on the subject in the Senate, and the probability that Tennessee will also secede. The letter was written over two days, January 2nd and 5th. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. According to the note written at the bottom left corner, the letter was received on January 29, 1861.
Date: January 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A.D. Kennard to his brother, January 4, 1861]

Description: Letter from A.D. Kennard to his brother discussing his mother staying with Mr. Fanthorp. He mentions that his wife and children have been visiting in Houston. The crop failures are causing him financial difficulty and his legal work goes well, but people can't pay because of the crop failure. He shows his support for secession, he expresses wishes for the return of the "Lone Star Republic," and he discusses his unhappiness with a "Black Republican President."
Date: January 4, 1861
Creator: Kennard, A. D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Subscription Receipt, July 10, 1861]

Description: Subscription for Mr. Kennard detailing copper, powder, blankets and other things. The text appears to say "Gran[...] Te[x]t, Jny 10th 1861, A D Kinard To the Subscription of I.Seurl[oc]k & Co., Taken up in the following Articles To Wit..."
Date: January 10, 1861
Creator: I. Seurlock & Co.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Liza Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written in blue ink that says "A friendly letter written to Henry from Liza Moore at Flatwood, Ark." According to the dates written at the top, the letter was written on March 8, 1861 and March 10, 1861. The note at the bottom left corner says that it was received on March 27, 1861. A portion of the envelope has been torn away, including most of the postmark.
Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Liza
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 1, 1861]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the making of clothes for the family; a report that a man was killed by Indians; the military build up in the south; and her opinion of Abraham Lincoln.
Date: March 1, 1861
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza and Josephus C. Moore to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Letter from Josephus C. and Ziza Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing family news, farming, Abraham Lincoln, and the probability that Tennessee will soon secede from the Union. The letter was written over several days from March 8, 1861 to March 12, 1861.
Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Reciept for the Weekly Union and American, 1861]

Description: Receipt for the Tri-Weekly Union and American (the "Tri" has been crossed out) for L. Moore of Unionville, Tennessee. The subscription was good from March 14, 1861 to September 14, 1861 and cost one dollar.
Date: March 14, 1861
Creator: Griffith, J. O.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections