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[Affidavit for release, September 26, 1880]

Description: Affidavit from Lewis Beasley in which he asks to be set free after serving his sentence for aggravated assault that he was charged with and plead guilty to on September 6, 1880. (Note: on a previous document the named was spelled Lewis Brasley.)
Date: September 26, 1880
Creator: Williams, W. A.
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[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
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[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 addressed to Charles B. Moore from Dinkie McGee, January 3, 1886]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa,Texas. A faded note in the corner appears to have the name McGee. The postmark in from Gallatin, Tennessee, 1886. The envelope is damaged and torn. The remnants of a letter are still inside. The letter appears to discuss a party, visits between relatives, and farm information.
Date: January 3, 1886
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
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[Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to H. S. Moore which has a note on the left that says that it is from Neal Moore in 1885. The postal stamp on the front cannot be read. The stamp on the back says McKinney, Texas.
Date: November 14, 1885
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[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, March 15, 1880]

Description: An envelope address to Mrs. Mary Moore, Melissa, Collin County, Texas. A postal stamp on the front reads: "Waco, TX; Mar 15, 7PM." A stamp on the back reads: "Melissa, COllin CO., Texas; Mar 18, 1880." Another stamp on the front is from a libery stable in Waco, TX.
Date: March 15, 1880
Creator: Dego, Mary Morgan & Marchale, Reia
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[Envelope from Bettie Franklin to Charles B. Moore, March 1880]

Description: An envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Meliisa Collin County, Texas. A postal mark on the front reads: "Gallatin, Tenn; Mar [] 1880." On the back, a postal mark reads: "Melissa, Collin Co., Texas; Mar 14 [1880]." A handwritten note on the front reads: "Betty Franklin; Received March []; 1880."
Date: March 1880
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
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