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[Certificate of Allegiance for Ziza Moore, August 14, 1863]
Certificate of oath for Ziza Moore. The document certifies that Moore took an Oath of Allegiance to the Government of the United States, and filed a Bond in the office of Provost Marshal in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in the sum of fifteen hundred dollars.
[August Election]
Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
[Advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book]
A card containing an advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book. The advertisement offers a free cook book when customers send their name and address to John Dwight & Co., No. 11 Old Slip, New York, Department 2. There are some handwritten personal notes on the back of the card.
[Newspaper Fragment]
A newspaper clipping that details the yearly rainfall amounts from 1839 to 1861. This fragment is torn and the missing pieces makes the rainfall table unintelligible.
[Obituary for J.K. "Tobe" Dodd, November 30, 1905]
Obituary for J. K. "Tobe" Dodd. Dodd passed away on Thursday, November 30, 1905 at the age of sixty-five at his home on the Dobbins Pike in Gallatin, Tennessee. According to the obituary, Dodd died due to a "general breakdown and softening of the brain." Dodd was a Confederate Lieutenant in Company D of the Second Tennessee Cavalry, and was later Sheriff of Sumner County, Tennessee.
[Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley]
Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley. Guthrie, a veteran of the Mexican War, died of pneumonia at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee at the age of 77. At the time of his death, Guthrie had been married to his wife, Lizzie, for 50 years. He was survived by his wife and three of his children children. Guthrie was known as a very religious man, and was one of the wealthiest men in the county. Sarah Ann McKinley, wife of W. J. McKinley, died after a long illness at the age of 62. She was survived by her husband and two children.
[Profile of Reverend R. C. Horn]
Profile of Reverend Robert Cannon Horn, born in Middle Tennessee in 1844. Rev. Horn was raised in Collin County, Texas, and traveled between Texas and Tennessee for much of his life. He attended Mt. Pleasant High School before studying English, Latin, and Greek at Kentucky University in 1867. Horn entered the Christian ministry in 1868, and after teaching for 7 years, he spent most of the remainder of his life preaching and organizing churches across North and North-Central Texas. He married Mildred C. Franklin in 1870. Horn served several churches in over 10 Texas cities. He also helped build more than a dozen churches. His family consists of his wife, four daughters, and one son.
[Epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk]
Newspaper clipping containing the epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk, father of former President James K. Polk. The epitaph was contributed to the newspaper by Mr. O. P. Foote, who copied the inscription while visiting the burying-ground in Bolivar, Tennessee while stationed there with the Third Iowa Infantry in 1862. Ezekiel Polk was born September 7, 1747, and died August 31, 1824 at the age of 76. The epitaph is a 20-line poem written by Ezekiel Polk himself at the age of 74. A handwritten note on the clipping indicates that the clipping was given to Charles B. Moore from Hubert Sauer.
Tombstones on Glass.: Monument on Which the Lettering Was Done by Sand Blast.
Newspaper article describing the first glass tombstone. The tombstone, created for the grave of Elizabeth Pepper by her son Matthias Pepper, is in the cemetery overlooking the city of Kittanning. According to the article, glass was chosen due to its "practical indestructibility." Elizabeth Pepper died at the age of 77 in Ford City on February 4, 1892.
[Clipping, 1898]
Two newspaper clippings from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first clipping, dated August 24, 1898, details the trip Moore took to Colorado. Moore describes his experiences on the train to his destination and in Colorado Springs, Manitou, and Pike's Peak. The second clipping, dated September 2, 1898, details the experiences Moore had traveling in Colorado. In this clipping, Moore describes the latter part of his travels to Grand Junction, Pueblo, and the Royal Gorge. He also notes the travel plans of his companions. At the close of his reminiscence, he states that he will be traveling home in a few days time.
[Clipping: Rebel Prisoners]
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.
[John G. Arthur Sues for Divorce]
The article mentions the cause of John G. Arthur call for divorce. It also mentions how his wife Mattie became a lawyer and throughout the marriage was the boss of the relationship and caused him financial loss. John also accuses his wife of beating him physically and verbally. His wife also schemed to disinherit John's daughter from a previous marriage. He was then forced at gun point to give her the deeds to all of his properties.
The History of Wonder
A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
The Latest in Ovals.
An advertisement describing the advantages and ease of use in framing photographs with oval borders. Includes pricing and an image of the finished product.
[Recital by Senior Class in Piano, Westminster Institute]
Program from a senior class piano recital from the Westminster Institute. The recital date was scheduled as Tuesday Evening, 7:30 P.M., December 19, 1905.
[Whig Ticket]
Whig party ticket for the state at large and the 11 congressional districts of Tennessee in 1844.
[Clipping, March 31, 1866]
A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates.
[Periodical Clipping of Olivier Pain]
An article describing the adventures of Olivier Pain. Sarting with his writings against Napoleon III's government. It mentions his wife and children. Then his adventures against the Communist government of France and his subsequent inprisonment. After escaping to Australia he arrived in the United States and went on to London. He was then secretary to Osman Pasha, after losing to the Russians he was offered to the French Government and refused. He was then a Russian prisoner of war and after that term he returned to Paris only to leap again into another adventure. This adventure was as the El Mahdi's right hand man against the Anglo-Egyptian Government.
[Clipping of d'Arusamont Case from the Cincinnati Gazette]
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.
Some Agricultural Science
An article explaining solid foods and the proportion of water and how it effects how we eat or feed on these foods.
[Clipping on Agriculture]
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.
[Portrait of "Chinese" Gordon as Governor of Soudan]
Newspaper clipping of "Chinese Gordon as Governor of Soudan, reproduced of etched illustration.
[From the Baltimore Gazette]
Lyric's by Holmes, compared to Drake's "American Flag."
[Gen Marion in his swamp encampment inviting British Officer to dinner]
Engraved for Gody's Magazine by permission of the Society of Art Union. On the other side is some math calculations.
[Newspaper Clipping: Illinois Regiments at Vicksburg]
Newspaper clipping listing of regiments participating in the siege at Vicksburg. The list organizes the regiments in infantry, cavalry, artillery, and independent regiments who were traveling to Vicksburg for duty.
[Clipping: 1854--Extraordinary Season.]
Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There are miscellaneous advertisements on the reverse side.
[Clipping: 1854 Temperatures]
Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There is part of an article on the reverse side.
[Clipping, January 1855]
A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. the clipping details a meteorological table for the month of January in the year of 1855. The table records these variables for January: the morning, afternoon, and evening temperatures; the mean temperature of the month; the barometer reading; the monthly rainfall; and the direction of the wind. The table also includes the total rain fall for the month and the calculated mean temperature.
[Clipping: Astronomical Charts]
A newspaper clipping that includes an astronomical table and an outline of the moon's phases for the month. The clipping is badly stained and is unintelligible in some areas of the table.
[Portrait of Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines]
Newspaper clipping of the late Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines, reproduction of etched illustration.
A Natural Avenue Near Edmonton
Short article on the Canadian west. On the other side is a photo of a natural avenue near Edmonton.
The Old Millstone used as a Door-step
Clipping of reproduction of photo of a girl sweeping an old millstone that was turned into a door-step.
[Portrait of Chisholm]
Clipping of reproduction of etched portrait of Chisholm.
[Members American White Plymouth Rock Club]
Portraits of the members of the American White Plymouth Rock Club. Frank Pudney Kalkaskia, Michigan; J. A. Bickerdike Millersville, Illinois; G. W. Swarts Ariel, Pennsylvania; Dr. Robert Buchanan Nevada, Missouri; F. K. Linhard Kipling, Ohio. on the flip side is a photo of the home of Sass Brothers White Plymouth Rocks, Ancona, Illinois.
[Wonders of the World]
Discusses the wonders of the world. Flip side lecture of the pursuit of happiness through religion and sciences with the lecturer demonstrating part of his lecture.
Gospel Advocate
TWo men discussing the bible: God made vs Man made, good men vs bad men, wisdom of heaven vs wisdom of men.
His Peculiarities
The article discusses the correspondence between a man that was unfamiliar with the Bible and how the author tried to inform him. The subject was a man of knowledge and posed as a philosopher.
[Newspaper Clipping: Henry Ward Beecher Pleads Pardon for the Rebels and Jeff Davis]
A newspaper clipping with an article about the post-Civil War sentiments of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher towards the rebels and Jeff Davis. Reverend Beecher pleaded for a pardon for those who aligned with the South during the war. The reverse side includes snippets of advertisements.
[Newspaper Clipping: Prisoners of War for Exchange]
A newspaper clipping listing the names and regiments of all prisoners of war who were transferred to Alton for exchange.
[Loan Contract with Collin County National Bank of McKinney Texas]
A loan contract for $76.50, to be paid back within sixty days.
[Receipt for Subscription to Common Sense]
A receipt for a subscription to Common Sense. C. B. Moore paid one dollar for Volume 1, Number 7 to Volume 3, Number 7. The receipt is torn on the left edge.
[Part of a Receipt for Subscription to Common Sense]
Part of a receipt for a subscription to Common Sense. This portion of the receipt is blank and is torn on the right side.
[Agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope, 1889]
An agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope regarding costs for 1889. Moore agreed to pay Gnope 75 cents a day for all work not done by Moore on the farm.
[Wheat Taken Since Thrashing, June 1886]
A record of wheat taken out of the bin since thrashing in June 1886.
[Promissory Note from C. B. Moore to Watkins, July 19, 1884]
Promissory note from C. B. Moore to Watkins on July 19, 1884. Moore promised o pay the total sum of $50. Moore paid $2.10 toward the note on November 14, 1844 and $47.90 toward the note on November 15, 1844.
[Promissory Note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore, 1884]
Promissory note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore in 1884. C. B. Moore promised to pay $55 by July 20, 1884. The amount was paid off on October 6, 1884. On the reverse side of the note are some handwritten notes by C. B. Moore regarding the state of his finances.
[Promissory Note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore, February 12, 1880]
Promissory note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore on February 12, 1880. C. B. Moore promised to pay the total sum of $20 by August 6, 1880.
[Promissory Note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore, February 7, 1879]
Promissory note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore on February 7, 1879. C. B. Moore promised to pay the total sum of $85 to Henry S. Moore by January 1, 1880. On the reverse side, Henry S. Moore recorded that C. B. Moore paid $28.40 toward the note on December 8 and $30 toward the note on December 12.
[Property Tax Receipt, November 23, 1895]
A receipt for property taxes paid to Collin County, Texas on November 23, 1895. C. B. Moore paid $50.30 in taxes. The total value of his property was assessed at $4,500.
[Registry Receipt, January 6, 1896]
A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas Post Office for registered letter number 2, received of C. B. Moore on January 6, 1896, and addressed to J. D. Shaw in Waco, Texas. The reverse side contains a message regarding the weather and other matters associated with farming.