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[Clipping on Ulysses S. Grant, March 10, 1876]

Description: 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.
Date: March 10, 1876
Creator: Le Baron, Marie
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[Episode with Quantrell]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[A description of settler life in North Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 18??
Creator: Allen, Taylor
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[Home remedies]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Clipping, March 24, 1903]

Description: 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.
Date: March 24, 1903
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[Newspaper Fragment]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Obituary for J.K. "Tobe" Dodd, November 30, 1905]

Description: 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.
Date: November 30, 1905
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[Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Profile of Reverend R. C. Horn]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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Tombstones on Glass.: Monument on Which the Lettering Was Done by Sand Blast.

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Clipping, 1898]

Description: 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.
Date: 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Clipping: Rebel Prisoners]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[John G. Arthur Sues for Divorce]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

Description: 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.
Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Waco Texas Register
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[Clipping: Buggy Advertisement]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Periodical Clipping of Olivier Pain]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[Clipping of d'Arusamont Case from the Cincinnati Gazette]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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Some Agricultural Science

Description: An article explaining solid foods and the proportion of water and how it effects how we eat or feed on these foods.
Date: unknown
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[Clipping on Agriculture]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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[From the Baltimore Gazette]

Description: Lyric's by Holmes, compared to Drake's "American Flag."
Date: unknown
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[Newspaper Clipping: Illinois Regiments at Vicksburg]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
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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
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