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[A Thank You Letter]

Description: A letter from "The Fourth Graders" to a Mr. Snapp for letting them visit his gin. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
Date: 186?
Creator: The Fourth Graders

[Transcript of List of Taxable Property]

Description: A list of all taxable properties: 1 tract land 350 acres. John Emberson fenced 105 acres, and has 90 acres in cultivation. 1 tract 15 acres unimproved, 1 aged mare, mules, 2 milk cows and calves. Pigs, plows wrighting tools, a harvester and cultivator and other things. The Deputy Assessor assessed it at $2,360.00.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Receipt]

Description: Transcript of the collections of wheat for the first six months of the year. Dividing between bushels to sow and to grind.
Date: unknown

[Letter from Claude D. White, June 11, 1910]

Description: Letter from Claude D. White to the United States Health and Accident Insurance Company in Saginaw, Michigan. The letter outlines the terms of the sale of a piece of White's property to R. H. Landeryou.
Date: June 11, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.

[Letter of Recommendation to Provost Marshall for Ziza Moore, August 12, 1863]

Description: A letter of recommendation to the Provost Marshal at Shelbyville, Tennessee, on behalf of Ziza Moore. The petitioners attest to Moore's good character and recommend him for consideration of allegiance to the government of the United States.
Date: August 12, 1863
Creator: Taylor; Tarpley, T. D. & Tarpley, J. A.

[Transcript of Letter to Charles B. Moore, September 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore from an unknown sender discussing recent news of family and friends, farming, and news related to the war and military preparations. The letter was written over several days from September 9, 1861 to September 15th.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter to Charles B. Moore, March 21, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore of the Southern Confederacy from an unknown person in Dyer County, Tennessee discussing the state's recent decision not secede from the Union, slavery and abolitionism, and the possibility of other countries becoming involved in the coming war when the supply of cotton from the South has stopped.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, January 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing the recent Christmas celebration and the visitors who came for the holidays. He also writes about the latest news in regards to the secession of South Carolina, Andrew Johnson's speech on the subject in the Senate, and the probability that Tennessee will also secede. The letter was written over two days, January 2nd and 5th.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Advertisement with Written Notes]

Description: Transcript of a written note on the back of a circular produced by Garretson, Cox & Co., Publishers regarding Alden's Manifold Cyclopedia. The note was written by an unknown person and appears to be discussing his appreciation of the Manifold Cyclopedia.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter from George A. Wilson to Charles B. Moore, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from George A. Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news and farming, as well as the war and the hardships it has caused. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore at Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, it was received on December 9, 1861.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, February 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing the latest military news, the possibility of being able to stop by Charles's house and swap horses, money, enlistment extensions, and other news from his camp. The letter was started on February 16th and finished on the 17th. The address appears on the left side of the front of the original letter. It is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izard Co., Arkansas. There is a handwritten note to the left of the address that says "from H. S. Moore of Capt Throckmorton's Co. Stone's Reg. Texas Cavalry McCulloch's Brigade, received February 28, 1862."
Date: unknown