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[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Editorial, October 18, 1888]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an editorial written by Jason W. Thomas to the voters of the 5th Congressional District in McKinney, Texas. In this article, Thomas discusses his political platform. He details the issues that he favors and the necessary steps that must be taken to ensure that these issues are addressed properly. This editorial is dated October 18, 1888. Handwritten notes by Charles B. Moore on the reverse of this document details measurements of property in chains. A chain is a unit of measurement which equals 22 yards, 66 feet, or 100 links.
Date: October 18, 1888
Creator: Thomas, Jason W.
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[Envelope, June 9, 1889]

Description: Envelope for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway from from the Department of the Interior, United States Pension Agency. The envelope is dated June 9, 1889.
Date: June 9, 1889
Creator: United States Pension Agency
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[J. P. Civil and Criminal Docket, Precinct 3, 1885-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing information on courts and cases. The entries include information on justice fees, crimes, and specific details of cases. There are several inserts in this ledger including information on executions, notes from attorneys, fines/fees, and other misc pieces of paper.
Date: 1885/1893
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Land Grant, May 17, 1883]

Description: This is a land grant from the State of Texas to Levi Perryman. It has been signed by governor John Ireland, and W.C Walsh, commissioner of the general land office. The land is 90 2/5 acres, and is about 10 miles from the city of Montague.
Date: May 17, 1883
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
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[Legal Document from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman, April 29, 1882]

Description: Legal document is a Quit-Claim Deed from S. Spencer to Levi Perryman. The document describes the parcel of land that is legally transferred and sold to Perryman. This land is located on the Denton Creek southeast from the town of Montague. Coordinates for the parcel of land are included in this quit-claim deed.
Date: April 29, 1882
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections