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[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.
[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, November 3, 1864]
Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore about politics, encroaching rebels, further horse thievery, and taking a class to improve his penmanship.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, February 5, 1870]
Letter to Charles Moore from Henry Moore (H.S.M.) in "Catons old mills stand" discussing various jobs and the possibility of new opportunities, mending appliances, farming and crops (corn and peaches), and people that he knows including Mr. Eads and Miss Lee.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, February 21, 1870]
Letter to Charles Moore from Henry Moore (H. S. M.) at "Catons old mill" discussing taxes, farming, crops, a mill, and people that he knows. .
[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 Lana Gleesort to Charles Moore, May 17, 1868]
Letter sent by Lana Gleesort to her cousin, Charles Moore, regarding crops, family members, and community affairs.
[Letter from Henry Moore and a child to Charles Moore, October 25, 1870]
Letter sent by Henry Moore and co-written by a younger relative of Charles Moore that discusses farm life and hunting. Large sections of the text and paper are missing.
[List of papers left by C. B. Moore, August 26, 1870]
Papers left by C. B. Moore involving debts that were owed to and by him.
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870]
Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing such topics as family health issues, farming, and news of an attempted rape of an African American girl.
[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 W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]
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.
[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 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 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 Henry Moore to Charles Moore]
A letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing farming, milling, a saw mill, hauling crops, and people he knows. Written upon a sheet of paper that was torn in half horizontally.
[Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871]
Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles Moore and Henry Moore, discussing cotton ginning, milling, and a misappropriation of nails. Damage has destroyed some content.
[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 L. B. Harris to Charles Moore, March 5, 1871]
Letter from L. B. Harris regarding business dealings, health, sending money through the mail by railroad. On the back there is a short list of goods and property.
[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 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 to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]
Letter to Tyree B. Harris regarding a deed, selling gold, and taxes. Another itemized page is mentioned but missing, and the reverse side is blank.
[Journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]
Journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory.
[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 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 W. Down to Jos. Hochler, September 14, 1871]
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.
[Paper Craft Hand Holding Heart]
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.
[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 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 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 Elvira Moore to Aunt Till and Papa, November 13, 1870]
Letter from Elvira Moore to her father and Aunt Till regarding friends and family, farming, local news, and day to day activities.
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore and Jo, November 22, 1871]
Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore and Jo (perhaps Wallace). The letter mentions births, deaths, health of friends, family, and neighbors, as well as farming concerns. Murders and attempted murders are also discussed.
[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 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 to Elvira Moore, February 16th, 1872]
An unsigned letter to Elvira Moore. In it the author writes about local gossip, including numerous deaths and births, house fires, and the treatment of a neighbor's miscarriage.
[Letter from Liza Moore and Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, March 15, 1872]
Letter from Liza and Charles Moore to Elvira Moore. Elvira is informed that Missa is recovering from her miscarriage. A friend has been having a string of bad luck, and the locals are excited about railroads coming through the area. Charles Moore adds a section about farming concerns.
[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.
[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]
Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes.
[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.
[Letters from Alta Berry and J. H. Berry to Claude D. White, April 11, 1909]
A pair of letters from J.H. and Alta Berry to Claude White describing their experiences on the family farm, including the hassle of keeping turkeys, health issues, keeping servants, and an early frost that may have ruined a cotton crop.
[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White, January 9, 1914]
Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White and family discussing a favor Linnet had done for Sally, crops, raising chickens, and family news. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude White in Fort Worth, Texas.
[Letter to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 11, 1914]
Letter written to Mary Moore and family discussing family, livestock, and farm work. The letter is opens with "Dear Aunt and Cousins," so the author is related to Mary Moore. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Kansas City, Missouri. Some of the text is missing as the pages are torn.
[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]
Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
[Letter to Mollie Dodd and Family, February 25, 1914]
Letter from Birdie to Aunt Mollie and family discussing the family's upcoming move to Texas, health, family news, and sewing. Birdie specifically addresses Linnet in the letter as well. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Kansas City, Missouri. Birdie's last name is not given.
[Letter from Emma E. Walker to Linnet White, February 26, 1914]
Typed letter with handwritten notes from Emma E. Walker of The Ladies Home Journal to Linnet White discussing how to deal with superfluous hair. It includes a typed article titled "Superfluous Hair," which gives detailed instructions regarding the best way to deal with the issue. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. C. D. White in Kansas City, Missouri.
[Letter from Mrs. A. Jimmer, March 6, 1914]
Letter written by Mrs. A. Jimmer to an unknown person she addresses as "Dear Friend," discussing the receiver's upcoming move from Kansas City to Texas, and news of family and friends. Some of the text is missing because the pages are torn.
[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]
Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
[Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson to Claude D. White, March 27, 1914]
Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson in Kansas City, Missouri to Claude D. White discussing the cancellation of Mr. White's accident insurance policy and the possibility of taking out a life insurance policy. The letter is typed on Mr. Stephenson's company stationary. There is an illustration of a sign post with the following printed on it: "Insurance Service That Serves; Lyle A. Stephenson The Insurer; Don't Forget Tenth St. Entrance R. A. Long Bldg." The phone number and address are printed at the bottom. There is an envelope with Mr. Stephenson's company information printed on it in red, and it is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas.