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[Clipping of d'Arusamont Case from the Cincinnati Gazette]

Description: Article over the alimony case between Mr. d'Arusamont and his ex-wife Fanny Wright. It covers a small history of Fanny Wright: large inheritance from a maternal uncle and then she moved to the United States to promote her views. She was against slavery and she she couldn't eradicate it bought thirty slaves and set them up in St. Domingo. She then subscribed to the school of Socialist and set up a press but this project failed. In one of Fanny's visits to Paris she met Mr. d'Arusamont.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping on Agriculture]

Description: Discussing the cost to produce a bushel of grain. Feeding hogs is also discussed. The cost of corn which is fed to the hogs, which is not making any profit because of the high cost of corn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
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[Clipping: Rebel Prisoners]

Description: Newspaper clipping with details about rebel prisoners who were detained by the Union Army. The text notes that eight commissioned officers, two hundred and nineteen enlisted soldiers, and one hundred six deserters were captured. The names, ranks, and previous camp location of the officers are also included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
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[Commencement program, 1897]

Description: A commencement program for McKinney College from the C. B. Moore Collection. This program details the graduates from the tenth annual commencement held at McKinney College on May 26, 1897. Additional services honoring the graduates were held prior to the commencement and they included: a baccalaureate sermon held on May 23, 1897 at Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, Texas; an art reception held on May 24, 1897 at McKinney College; and an annual education concert held on May 25, 1897 at Heard's Opera House. The commencement schedule is included on the last page of the program.
Date: May 1897
Creator: McKinney College
Item Type: Pamphlet
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[Contract for loan received on February 11, 1879 from J. S. Rucker]

Description: A contract for a loan of $15 from J. S. Rucker to Charles B. Moore created on February 11, 1879. The loan was to be repaid on January 1, 1880 with an interest rate of 12% per year. The paper has some calculations in pencil at the top of the page.
Date: February 11, 1879
Creator: [Moore, Charles B.]
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Contract for telephone service, February 25, 1910]

Description: Contract for telephone service from the Nebraska Telephone Company. The contract is for Claude D. White. It states that White will pay $2.50 on the first day of the month for telephone service. The document is signed by White and the company's contract agent on February 25, 1910.
Date: February 25, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Copy of Land Sale Documents]

Description: Copy of multiple documents for the sale of John and Sara Emberson's land. First document contains the Embersons' statement and the land sold to Charles B. Moore. Second document contains an affidavit for the Embersons' sale of land.
Date: March 1857
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Correspondence, undated]

Description: This is a correspondence from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore. The document includes a detailed genealogical account of the Wallace family history. The account includes family member's names and additional information about each member named in the correspondence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
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[Customer's draft, August 19, 1909]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of two hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated August 19, 1909. The document has two stamps from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of two hundred dollars was paid on August 20, 1909 and August 22, 1909.
Date: August 19, 1909
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Customer's Draft, January 13, 1910]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of nine hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated January 13, 1910. The document has one stamp from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of nine hundred dollars was paid on January 17, 1910.
Date: January 13, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
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T. D. Morton, Corner of Cedar and Cherry Streets, Nashville, Tennesee: Importer of French and English Fancy & Staple Goods.

Description: A pamphlet for the the T. D. Morton import company in Nashville, Tennessee. The cover displays the title of the company and an eagle perched on a shield and holding an arrow in its claw. The other pages each have a heading for different types of goods which are then listed below.
Date: unknown
Creator: T. D. Morton
Item Type: Pamphlet
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[Death Notice for A. R. Franklin]

Description: Notice regarding the death of A. R. Franklin, who died November 23, 1906. The funeral was held November 24th at the grave side, officiated by Rev. R. M. DuBose; he was buried at Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee. The notice also includes the list of pall bearers.
Date: November 24, 1906
Item Type: Text
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[Dedication to J. A. Nimmo]

Description: Dedication to J. A. Nimmo. Addressed to gentle Nim and asking him to care for it as it is as chaste as a saint in the skies and he should care for it until the gravedigger digs a great hole to put him in the ground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
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[Deed, January 22, 1896]

Description: Deed for property in Collin County, Texas formerly owned by H. S. Moore, deceased, and divided between his brother and sister Charles B. Moore and Julia S. Rucker. Julia Rucker sells the property to Charles B. Moore. The deed is dated January 22, 1896.
Date: January 22, 1896
Creator: Walden, J. M.
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Deed, undated]

Description: Deed for the purchase of property by Leite T. Morris from Charles B. Moore in Collin County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Democratic Electoral Ticket, 1844]

Description: Democratic electoral ticket for the state at large. The ticket has handwriting on it which dates it to 1844. Candidates are listed for state at large races and congressional districts. The document has split in to two parts.
Date: 1844
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Democratic Electoral Ticket in Tennessee, 1844]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a list of Democratic candidates for the 1844 election in the state of Tennessee. A handwritten note on the side details that this election was Charles B. Moore's first time voting. The candidates listed in this document includes those who ran for senate seats and for congress.
Date: 1844
Item Type: Text
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[Democratic ticket, 1848]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a democratic ticket of candidates from the 1848 election in Tennessee. The ticket includes candidates who ran for seats in the senate and those who ran for seats in the congress.
Date: 1848
Item Type: Text
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