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[Nettie Williams North Texas Normal College diploma]

Description: Diploma from North Texas Normal College certifying that Nettie Williams has completed the necessary coursework in English to achieve certification. At the top of the document is an illustration of the Normal Building, which was the only school building at the time. At the bottom of the diploma it is embossed with the North Texas Normal College seal. The Certificate is signed by President of Faculty Menter Bradley Terrill, President of Trustees William A. Ponder, President of the Board of Regents Colonel Thomas Walter Abney, Secretary of Faculty J.A. Sanders, Secretary of the Board of Trustees H. F. Schweer, and the Secretary of the Board of Regents Honorable Alvin Clark Owsley.
Date: June 3, 1897
Creator: North Texas Normal College

Speech delivered by President Chilton

Description: Manuscript speech written by President Chilton and delivered to commemorate the opening of the Texas State Normal College and Teachers Training Institute in Denton, Texas. Page 2 of the speech is missing.
Date: September 16, 1890
Creator: Chilton, Joshua Crittenden

[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]

Description: Charles B. Moore's original journal entries. The first entry he talks about dotards. The next entry he talks about his failing health and his hope that he goes fast. He doesn't want to worry his wife and daughter and still wants to provide for them. He tells Joseph to not mention this to anyone and that he is open to suggestions on how to use his land after he dies. He repeats the entry on dotards twice. He then writes directly to Joseph K. Henry.
Date: 1899
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]

Description: Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie

[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away.
Date: April 20, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will

[Personal Notebook]

Description: A notebook containing loose-leaf pages with handwritten text that includes a discussions of American politics and the value of gold and silver as a standard for currency, duties on imported goods, and religion. It also includes at least partial letters to friends from Charles Moore, copies of letters from friends, and some practice in shorthand. There is a cover with an illustration of a fisherman steering a boat on the front, and it says "Pilot."
Date: 1892~
Creator: [Moore, Charles B.]

[Envelope, May 13, 1890]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelop sent for an unknown writer. The envelope is Addressed to Charles B. Moore who was located in Melissa, Texas. The postal stamp is from Nashville, Tennessee and it is dated May 13, 1890. The back of the envelop has a post marked stamp from Melissa, Texas with no date.
Date: May 13, 1890

[Receipr from Otto Wettstein, January 30, 1899]

Description: Receipt from Otto Wettsein, "The Liberal Jeweler," for C. B. Moore of Chambersville, Texas for a watch ordered by Linnet Moore. There is a note regretting the delay in getting the watch to Linnet.
Date: January 30, 1899
Creator: Wettstein, Otto

[Money Receipt, July 23, 1891]

Description: Money Receipt received from C. B. Moore and valued at $175.00. It was addressed to J. K. Dodd in Pauls Valley. The back of the document lists the services available fro Wells, Fargo & Co's Express.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Lewis, W. H.

[Freight Receipt, December 12, 1891]

Description: Freight receipt made out to C. B. Moore for one box valued at $5.50 and sent to J. K Dodd in Pauls Valley, Indian Territory.
Date: December 30, 1891
Creator: Graves, G. H.

[Receipt from A. J. Krause Grocers]

Description: Receipt from A. J. Krause, Staple and Fancy Groceries of McKinney, Texas that was filled out for C. B. Moore for the purchase of Alfalfa Clover in 1892.
Date: September 25, 1892
Creator: Krause, A. J.

[Receipt from T. J. Melton and Sons, July 1, 1895]

Description: A receipt from T. J. Melton and Sons, Fancy Groceries issued to C. B. Moore on July 1, 1895 for the purchase of rice. The back has an advertisement for Van Houten's Cocoa.
Date: 1895
Creator: T. J. Melton and Sons

[Epitaph, November 20, 1890]

Description: This document is an epitaph from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written in November of 1890 when Moore was 68 years old. The epitaph reads: "As a wave of the tide leaves its mark on the sand for next waves to flow over and wash from the strand,so will I leave a mound with name, dates - death and birth - for next ages to sweep from that face of the earth. I believe all our consciousness ends with our breath, that we know before birth, all we know after death. With no fears to annoy and no hopes that might tease, un-prayed for, I wish to die off at my ease." Pieces of the paper, along with the words on those papers, are missing towards the end of the epitaph.
Date: November 20, 1890
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Texas. It is post marked August 20, 1891. A note in the lower left hand corner says that it is from R. B. Vanter.
Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Vanter, R. B.

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore from J. A. Walden, county clerk, Collin County, Texas. The post mark is for McKinney, Texas, August 26, 1895. A note in the lower right hand corner says that it was received on August 28, 1895. On the back of the envelope is written, "I've no fears to annoy, & no hopes that might tease with the prospective oblivion assuring me ease."
Date: 1895~
Creator: Walden, J. A.

[Envelope for C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope with the name C. B. Moore across it. A note on the left side indicates that it was used to hold the deeds to the land he owned from 1866 to 1896 in Collin County, Texas.
Date: January 22, 1896
Creator: Moore, Charles B.