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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

[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

[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.

[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