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[Advertisement, August 1899]
Advertisement by E. P. Rutherford, the editor of the Clarksville News, asking for stories about early settlers. He intended to include information about Confederate soldiers. The back of the ad is covered with numbers, equations, and a list of names.
[Alkavis Coupon]
An advertisement flier for Alkavis, a product manufactured by the Church Kidney Cure Company.
[Announcement of Commencement for Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, June 13, 1899]
Commencement program for Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College Corps of Cadets. It lists the class roll and committees.
[Appendix, December 10, 1894]
Appendix from C. B. Moore's diary, dated 7:30am December 10, 1894. The reverse side contains a bill of groceries from H. S. Moore.
[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1897]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, charges filed, date of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
[Bill from J. M. Wilcox & Son, October 8, 1896]
A bill from J. M. Wilcox & Son to C. B. Moore for a total of $40.54.
[Blank Subscription]
Note written by Charles B. Moore discussing his life and how the boycott affected his work as a millwright and how he finds more freedom as a farmer with the help of his wife and daughter. Other side of the page is an order form for a book: The Cyclopedic Review of Current History, to be published in 1893.
C. B. Moore Tax List
A list of taxable items; including acres of land, animal stock, equipment, cash on hand, and notes on hand.
C. B. Moores tax list 1891
Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1891. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
C. B. Moores tax list for 1890
Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1890. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
C. B. Moores tax list for 1891
Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1891. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
[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: 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.
[Commencement program, 1897]
A commencement program for McKinney College from the C. B. Moore Collection. This program details the graduates from the tenth annual commencement held at McKinney College on May 26, 1897. Additional services honoring the graduates were held prior to the commencement and they included: a baccalaureate sermon held on May 23, 1897 at Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, Texas; an art reception held on May 24, 1897 at McKinney College; and an annual education concert held on May 25, 1897 at Heard's Opera House. The commencement schedule is included on the last page of the program.
[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1897-1899]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders made by the court.
[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1903]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal docket information for the county court. Recorded information includes the names of parties involved, attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders of the court.
[Criminal Docket J. P. Precinct 1, Cooke County, 1895-1904]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing cases, fees, records of affidavits and warrants, and brief descriptions of the cases.
[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1916]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases.
[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1904]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal records from the county court. The entries include information on the criminals convicted, their charges, and fines.
[Criminal Minutes, District Court, Cooke County, 1893-1899]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of a district court. The entries contain the numbers, names, and dates of the cases along with information that happened in court that day.
[Deed, January 22, 1896]
Deed for property in Collin County, Texas formerly owned by H. S. Moore, deceased, and divided between his brother and sister Charles B. Moore and Julia S. Rucker. Julia Rucker sells the property to Charles B. Moore. The deed is dated January 22, 1896.
[Draft of letter, 1891]
This is a draft from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore when he was 68 years old and addressed to the Courier Journal. In this letter, Moore discusses the Annie Laura story printed in the Rockbridge County News and provides the journal with 100 year old verses written about her by Robert Burns. It is dated 1891 in an unspecified month and day. The document is damaged along the edges and some words are missing due to the damage.
[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]
This is a draft from the personal papers of the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore on April 19, 1891. In this letter, Moore writes about an article written in the Dallas Weekly News on April 16 by D. B. Kiefer. The article details a "norther" that struck Texas in April of 1857. He states in this document that he writes to corroborate stories with the journalist, provide his experience through the "norther," and make a correction on the date given in Kiefer's article. The third and fourth page of this document includes genealogical accounts of Moore's descendants. He details the Wallace family and the history of some of the Wallace men who were part of an expedition sent on a charge to the Creek nation.
[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Texas. It is post marked August 20, 1891. A note in the lower left hand corner says that it is from R. B. Vanter.
[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]
Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore from J. A. Walden, county clerk, Collin County, Texas. The post mark is for McKinney, Texas, August 26, 1895. A note in the lower right hand corner says that it was received on August 28, 1895. On the back of the envelope is written, "I've no fears to annoy, & no hopes that might tease with the prospective oblivion assuring me ease."
[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]
Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away.
[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]
Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897.
[Envelope for C. B. Moore]
Envelope with the name C. B. Moore across it. A note on the left side indicates that it was used to hold the deeds to the land he owned from 1866 to 1896 in Collin County, Texas.
[Envelope from Dinkie and Alice McGee to C. B. Moore, July 1890]
Envelope for C. B. Moore from Dinkie and Alice Moore.
[Envelope from Mary A. Moore to Linnet Moore, May 21, 1895]
Envelope for letter to Linnet Moore from her mother Mary A. Moore.
[Envelope, May 13, 1890]
This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelop sent for an unknown writer. The envelope is Addressed to Charles B. Moore who was located in Melissa, Texas. The postal stamp is from Nashville, Tennessee and it is dated May 13, 1890. The back of the envelop has a post marked stamp from Melissa, Texas with no date.
Envelope to The Church Kidney Cure Company
An envelope addressed to the Church Kidney Cure Company of Cincinnati, Ohio.
[Epitaph, November 20, 1890]
This document is an epitaph from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written in November of 1890 when Moore was 68 years old. The epitaph reads: "As a wave of the tide leaves its mark on the sand for next waves to flow over and wash from the strand,so will I leave a mound with name, dates - death and birth - for next ages to sweep from that face of the earth. I believe all our consciousness ends with our breath, that we know before birth, all we know after death. With no fears to annoy and no hopes that might tease, un-prayed for, I wish to die off at my ease." Pieces of the paper, along with the words on those papers, are missing towards the end of the epitaph.
[Extension agreement, January 1, 1895]
Extension agreement for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway which secured the payment of a $250.00 bond and extended the time in which the loan amount was to be paid. The agreement states that the principal sum plus interest, 7% per year payable semi-annually, will be due three years from January 1, 1895. Six payment coupons were handwritten at the bottom of the agreement and were to be clipped then taken with payment to the Union Trust Co., where payments would be paid and noted on record. None of the coupons remain attached to the extension agreement.
[Extension agreement, January 1, 1898]
Extension agreement for Mrs. Loriette C.Redway which secured the payment of a $250.00 bond and extended the time in which the loan amount was to be paid. The agreement states that the principal sum plus interest, 7% per year payable semi-annually, will be due three years from January 1, 1898. Six payment coupons were handwritten at the bottom of the agreement and were to be clipped then taken with payment to the Union Trust Co., where payments would be paid and noted on record. None of the coupons remain attached to the extension agreement.
[Freight Receipt, December 12, 1891]
Freight receipt made out to C. B. Moore for one box valued at $5.50 and sent to J. K Dodd in Pauls Valley, Indian Territory.
[Inventory of Property, 1898]
Inventory of Property owned by Charles B. Moore in Collin County, Texas. The form asked for information on livestock, carriages, wagons, and bicycles, sewing and knitting machines, and jewelry, among other things.
[Inventory of Property, 1899]
Inventory of Property for Charles B. Moore in 1899. He listed the number of horses and mules, head of cattle, hogs, buggies, and wagons that he owned.
Inventory of Property Owned by Moore, C. B.
Filled State of Texas Tax Form A listing all of the real estate, animals, tools, and other property owned by C. B. Moore during the year 1897.
[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]
Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]
Charles B. Moore's original journal entries. The first entry he talks about dotards. The next entry he talks about his failing health and his hope that he goes fast. He doesn't want to worry his wife and daughter and still wants to provide for them. He tells Joseph to not mention this to anyone and that he is open to suggestions on how to use his land after he dies. He repeats the entry on dotards twice. He then writes directly to Joseph K. Henry.
[Letter fragment, c.1899]
Letter fragment that describes a miniature windmill that can be sen in motion with warmed air.
[Letter from A. E. Wallace to H. S. Moore, December 10, 1892 ]
Letter from Abe Wallace to Henry Moore in which Abe asks to borrow $100.00 at 10% interest.
[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]
This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
[Letter from Alice Griffin, Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, November 18, 1892]
Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore in which she says that her teacher's mother is ill and that they have called off school until Monday. She also spent time dressing up a pumpkin and making a doll. A class photograph was taken at her school. Matilda Dodd wrote to Linnet that Birdie's teacher was sick; that it had been very rainy; and that they are waiting to sow the wheat. Alice Griffin wrote about her family's new buggy; the cold weather; and about her improving health.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]
She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, June 29, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Charles B. Moore family. She writes that she is unwell and able to do little but tend to the baby. She says that Florence Dodd is unwell and Florence and her husband Tobe are having a hard time financially. She describes her baby, Lillian Griffin. Included with the letter are swatches of fabric that she has used to make clothing.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 31, 1891]
Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to the Moore family in which she apologizes for not writing sooner. She updates the Moore family on her family and friend's health. She writes about altering dresses and creating a hat to update her wardrobe. She asks about the newspapers the Moore family takes and gives the names of the papers she and her husband subscribe to.
[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, October 11, 1896]
Letter from Alice Griffin to the Moore family in which she up dates them on the health of her family and friends; going to Plano; fixing up an old buggy; and the choice of cloth for Lillian's cloak. She included swatches of the cloth in the letter.