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[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

[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
Date: 1897/1910
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[JP Inquest Record, Precinct 7, Cooke County, 1888-1919]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing the minutes of inquests held by various justices of the peace. The inquests concern deaths in the area and note the deceased, witnesses and their statements, and the findings of the Justice of the Peace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Judges Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1881]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the name of the court case, charges, date of indictment and capias, state witnesses, and the proceedings of the court. The list is arranged by date.
Date: 1876-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letterbook 1888-1892

Description: A book of letters written by and received from Charles B. Moore from January 1, 1888 to February 13, 1892. Book is made of leather. Note on front cover: "Reynods, McKinney Tex; Arkansas Travels; 182 Monroe Street; Chicago Ill; 10 cts". Back cover has a pocket and a pen holder. Each page has a header of "Letters Written." Columns which cover two pages are: Month, Who To, Mailed At, Directed To. Includes a general goods flier with a listing of rainfall by month in 1892.
Date: January 1, 1888
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Morning Reports for Company F, 1864-1865]

Description: Morning reports of Company F for the years 1864 and 1865. The monthly reports begin in September 1864 and end in July 1865. These reports detail the company's station; the number of soldiers on active duty, special duty, daily duty, or extra duty; the soldier's rank within the company; the number of men who were sick, arrested,confined, or on detached leave; as well as those who were with and without leave. The reports also note the number of serviceable and unserviceable horses. Included along with the monthly reports was a remarks page where the daily happenings of the company were recorded. These remarks listed men who were on furlough, in the hospital, or those who were missing from duty. Hamilton K. Redway and his company were stationed at Camp Piatt and Kelly's Creek during the months the reports were recorded in this book. Redway's signature appears several times in the morning reports.
Date: September 1864
Creator: United States Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Official Army Register, 1865]

Description: Official Army Register containing: casualties, name, rank, date of commission.
Date: 1865
Creator: Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pauper Record, Cooke County, 1895-1905]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a register of allowances for paupers. Recorded information includes names, amount allowed, term, and date issued.
Date: 1895/1905
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sheriff's Fugitive Record, Cooke County, Early 1900's]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing lists of criminal offenders. They are described by: age; height; eye and hair color; complexion; weight; distinguish marks or "peculiarities" ; their charge; where they are wanted; the name of the associated officer; a reward; and final remarks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sherriff's Fee Book, Cooke County, 1873-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing a list of fees owed to the sheriff. Information typically includes the service rendered, the indebted party, whether or not the fee was paid, and the amount due.
Date: January 23, 1873
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[State Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1885]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a docket of cases from the county court. The entries contain information on the names of the parties, charge, dates for indictment and arrest, and some list the attorney involved and proceedings of court. It was meant for use by attorneys. Pages 106-107 glued together. Pagination skips 117-118.
Date: 1876/1885
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections