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[Partial Diagram]

Description: Fragment of a plans for an unidentified apparatus.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
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[Land Sale Document]

Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]

Description: 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.
Date: 1899
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Item Type: Text
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[Letter from the Mountzire Society]

Description: Letter regarding the creation of a society in support of prohibition. The letter discusses the name (Mountzire Society) and organization of the society including the purpose, meeting times, membership, officers, and governance documents. The letter also includes a list of current subscribers who are members of the society.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mountzire Society
Item Type: Letter
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[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: 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.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a biographical article about Otto Wettstein, a jeweler. The article discusses several pieces of specialty jewelry that Wettstein had designed as well as his other interests. The reverse contains snippets of other articles including one about a terrier that killed nearly 50 expensive birds, part of an article regarding a mining company expedition, and updates on the stock exchange.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
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[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

Description: Flyer announcing a new location for the Bray Brothers dry goods store in McKinney, Texas. There is a handwritten note on the back which appears to be a philosophical discussion of freedom and liberties, starting with observations about wild mustangs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bray Brothers
Item Type: Poster
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[Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. to Linnet White, August 8, 1917]

Description: Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. at the Price Building in Fort Worth, Texas to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Manitou, Colorado. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 8, 1917. The date August 15, 1917 is also stamped on the front. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 8, 1917
Creator: L. B. Price Mercantile Co.
Item Type: Text
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 6, 1865]

Description: Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles Moore discussing family news, farming conditions and crops, news related to the Civil War, and news related to local events and people in Mill Creek, Arkansas.
Date: July 1865
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, September 5, 1832]

Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart discusses business about a sale made on his account. He talks about past and potential interviews with the President as well as travel plans. Stuart continues to describe various news concerning family and friends.
Date: September 5, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
Date: November 4, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
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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[Portrait of Unidentified Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified older gentleman, posing in front of a decorative backdrop, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a light-colored shirt with a dark-colored bow tie, waistcoat, and jacket as well as a pair of wire-rim glasses. The photograph is mounted on a dark green mat.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edwin Brink Photographers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified older gentleman, sitting on a wooden chair outdoors. The man has a white moustache and beard and he is wearing a light-colored shirt with a dark suit including a waistcoat and bow tie. He is seated in front of a vine-covered wall, on a patch of grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Charles and Linnet Moore]

Description: Photograph of Charles Moore and his daughter Linnet seated outside of a house. He is wearing a dark suit and she is wearing a checkered blouse and a dark skirt. They are sitting in front of a porch with a railing and a screen door. Written on the back is "Charles Moore and daughter Linnet."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Linnet Moore]

Description: Photograph of Linnet Moore. She is wearing a checkered blouse and a dark skirt. She is holding a cat and is sitting beside stairs. The top half of the photo is stained and obscured by the damage. On the back is written "Lynnette."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Letter to Linnet Moore and Family, June 1901]

Description: Letter from an unknown person to Linnet Moore and family discussing daily events, crops, household chores, and news of family and friends. The letter is dated June 20, 1901 and June 21, 1901. It is torn in several places, making it difficult to read. Some of the pages are numbered, and some are not, so it is unclear if the pages are in the correct order.
Date: June 1901
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Matilda Dodd, May 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to an unknown recipient discussing the weather, crops, and recent news. There appears to be part of an envelope stuck to the front page with a postmark from Gallatin, Tennessee dated May 23, 1885. The first page is written in purple ink, and the second page is written in pencil.
Date: May 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda Bratney
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]

Description: Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, discussing a local drought. Hays is setting up a homestead outside of Howell County, Missouri. Milling has suffered due to low water levels from the drought. He finishes by speaking of wars in Europe and of the city of St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: September 15, 1870
Creator: Hays, W. A.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochler, September 14, 1871]

Description: Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochland regarding a question of debts. Down expresses confusion over who is in debt to whom and attempts to present an idea of accounts to Hochland. Investment in a hotel is mentioned.
Date: September 14, 1871
Creator: Down, W.
Item Type: Letter
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[Paper Craft Hand Holding Heart]

Description: Paper craft blue hand holding white heart.The heart and hand have been woven together. There is some faint writing in pencil on the thumb that cannot be read.
Date: unknown
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[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]

Description: 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.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Text
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