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[Entry from a Journal, May 1, 1860]
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[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]
Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]
Letters to Charles B. Moore written during the Civil War. In the letter, the author discusses the lives of several family members and friends and how the war is affecting them. He also discusses his allegiance to the Union as well as the sides that many of his friends and family decided to take.
[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]
Letters patent granting rights to James Stewart for an improvement to flutter wheels used to drive gins, mills, and other machinery.
[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]
Invitation to a Ball to honor the arrival of General Lafayette to the city of Nashville, Tennessee in April, 1825. There is an engraved illustration of an arch made up of two pillars with statues
[Partial Diagram]
Fragment of a plans for an unidentified apparatus.
[Land Sale Document]
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.
[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 from the Mountzire Society]
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.
[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.
[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]
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.
[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]
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.
[Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. to Linnet White, August 8, 1917]
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.
[Letter from John Emberson to Eldridge and Elizabeth Emberson, February 15, 1857]
Letter to Eldritch and Elizabeth Emberson from John Emberson regarding a sale of land John made and the granting of the power of attorney to Eldritch over the sale. John also wrote about his family and his desire to see Eldritch and Elizabeth.
[Letter from Elvira Moore to her family, December 20, 1871]
Letter from Elvira Moore to her family, giving her account of visiting her relatives in Tennessee. Personal illness and the death of a child are recalled.
[Letter from Enoch D. Rushing and Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]
Letter from Enoch Rushing and Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Enoch Rushing talks about local politics, farming, and friends. Henry Moore talks about family health, mill work, and property for sale.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, August 13, 1871]
Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing a traveling party in Oklahoma, camping, and hunting.
[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 12, 1860]
Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing a recent trip Henry took, work at a lumber mill, and the hot weather. The letter is written on blue paper which is torn at the bottom right corner. It has an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The letter was started on July 12th, and Henry continued to write through at least July 15th.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 14, 1871]
Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore discussing Henry's time at a campsite in Oklahoma Chickasaw territory.
[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, April 5, 1860]
Letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore regarding the state of machinery in a mill.
[Typed copy of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]
Typed copy of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing Henry Moore's experience as a cavalryman in a Confederate regiment during the Battle of Pea Ridge. He describes terrible weather, engaging the Union Soldiers, and eventually retreating. It is typed on yellow paper, and some words or phrases are missing.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]
Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing Henry Moore's experience as a cavalryman in a Confederate regiment during the Battle of Pea Ridge. He describes terrible weather, engaging the Union soldiers, and eventually retreating.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, April 16, 1871]
Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore discussing a freeze that destroyed a portion of a fruit crop, family affairs, taxes, and of people intending to go to Texas.
[Letter from Jesse Morris to Charles Moore, November 15, 1871]
Letter from Jesse Morris to Charles Moore, sent in response to earlier correspondence. Morris talks about visiting Texas and his poor health.
[Letter from from Charles Moore to Henry Moore, March 8, 1870]
Letter from Charles Moore to Henry Moore discussing farm topics, deaths, shootings, and family illnesses. Includes a transcribed advertisement for boilers.
[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore, October 17, 1870]
Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore, discussing family health topics, farming, and her relatives hunting deer.
[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore, Sabina, and Mr. Morris' family, October 24, 1871]
Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore, wherein Elvira tells her uncle about a visit she had with extended family.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, December 20, 1863]
Letter from Jo S. Moore to Charles Moore, discussing a carpentry job, living in California, thoughts from several people about moving around the country, and news.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Josephus C. Moore, February 7, 1864, forwarded by Charles Moore with addendum to Ziza Moore via Josephus, March 15, 1864]
Letter from Jo S. Wallace to J. C. Moore regarding Wallace's difficulty finding an engineering job in California and other news. Charles Moore has written an addendum to the letter and sent it and another letter onward to Ziza Moore and Josephus.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, February 5, 1871]
Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore discussing health, family, and of others thinking about moving to Texas.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, April 23, 1872]
Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, discussing weather, Wallace's health, and news. A significant amount of the letter has lost.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, May 21, 1871]
Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, discussing a folk cure for the chills, friends and relatives, and weekly journals such as The Sun.
[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, September 25, 1870]
Letter from Jo Wallace to Charles Moore that discusses health of friends and family, the desire for relatives to move from Tennessee to Texas, building a house, and witnessing the Aurora Borealis.
[Letter from Josephus C. Moore to Charles and Jo Moore, April 19, 1863]
Letter from Josephus C. Moore to Charles Moore and Jo containing news of a wounded family member, crop growth, and of a family member (Jo) thinking about moving to Texas.
[Portrait of an Unknown Family]
Photograph of an unknown family. The parents are sitting with a child on each of their lives while two more children stand beside them. The three older children are wearing dark dresses and the mother is wearing a dark blouse, skirt, and jacket and holding a white sheet. The baby sitting in the mother's lap is wearing a white outfit. The father is wearing a dark vest and jacket with a white collar shirt underneath. On the back is written "Miss Ruth White."
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elizabeth Moore, Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore, August 1858]
Letter to Elizabeth Moore (Leiz), Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore from Charles B. Moore regarding Moore's activities in Paris, Texas. He wrote about an incident with a local minister and what has happened at the mill.
[Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]
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.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Isaac Greenwald, August 18, 1856]
Letter to Isaac Greenwald from Charles B. Moore regarding a payment owed to Greenwald for the sale of machinery.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, October 13, 1856]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore about his time in Nashville and a nearby camp. Charles mentioned local politics for an election.
[Letter from Charles B, Moore to Elvira Moore, September 29, 1856]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore containing an update about local happenings and health.
[Letter from Charles Moore, March 1, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to an unidentified person discussing family matters and news. He also writes about the exemptions a person could have to get out of compulsory military service in the south: owning 600 cattle, owning 20 slaves, or being in the ministry. He mentions a Unionist friend who escaped service via the latter. He states that 42 men have been hanged for their Union sympathies.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman, Texas in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock. Portions of the document have been destroyed and are illegible.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Henry and Elvira Moore, October 29, 1870]
Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Henry and Elvira Moore, discussing gastrointestinal illness, machinery, and a mill. Damage has removed several portions of the letter along a vertical line.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, discussing local and family news. There has been a rash of horse thieving in the area. A Union deserter, Captain Mortimer Scott, is among the twelve men captured.
[Letter from Elvira Moore and Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, January 31, 1872]
Letter from Elvira Moore and Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore. They share local gossip, comment on the harsh weather in Tennessee, makes note of recent local weddings, and Wallace talks about a wheat processing device referred to as "the dropper."
[Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, June 18, 1863]
Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, discussing the nearly total failure of fruit crops in the hilly part of Bedford and that there has been steady rain after a dry season that is threatening the other crops. There has been no groundwater due to the local creek overflowing, so they've had to make do with buttermilk. He also mentions that illness has been unusually common lately. Other local news is discussed.
[Letter from Elizabeth Moore to Charles B. Moore and Henry S. Moore, February 5, 1845]
Letter from Elizabeth Moore to Charles B. Moore and Henry S. Moore. She wrote them to inform them of what was happening locally in regards to health, finances, and correspondence and to find out when Charles and Henry would be returning.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 4, 1859]
Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles B. Moore about local news.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles has copied and forwarded a message from Captain C. C. Allen regarding the pervasive thievery in Izard County, Arkansas, and that Moore would do well not to return. He also discusses some local news, including further arrests of a gang of horse thieves.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, June 15, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, wherein Charles copies and forwards a letter from Jim Wilson to be sent to Wilson's family. Jim Wilson is writing from Rock Island Prison in Illinois, thanking Charles for his offer of money and offering some news.