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[Accounts Report, December 18, 1880]

Description: Document created by Sheriff Levi Perryman with the Comptroller which notes debits and credits in Montague County.
Date: December 18, 1880
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Item Type: Text

[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.
Item Type: Legal Document

[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
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1885-1889]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1885/1889
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Bar Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1889-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1889-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

C. B. Moores tax list for 1890

Description: Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1890. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
Date: January 1, 1889
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1908]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a list of convicted criminals from the district courts. The entries list contains information on the convicts names, offenses, date of filing, and their sentences.
Date: 1887/1908
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1880-1885]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of the criminal cases that were handled at the county court. The entries list information including names and number of court cases, dates, and what occurred that day in relation to the case.
Date: 1880/1885
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1886-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases.
Date: 1886/1893
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Deed, July 24, 1880]

Description: Deed for the sale of land from John H. Stephens to Levi Perryman on July 24, 1880 is recorded on this document.
Date: July 24, 1880
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Item Type: Legal Document

[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.
Item Type: Clipping

[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
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Text