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[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.

[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to H. S. Moore, July 22, 1875]

Description: Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry Moore discussing farm crops and the weather as well as details about the "steam works" that Moore has requested. He also talks about a device that he is thinking of patenting and local news including ways to bring more immigrants to the area and the health of his family and others in the area.
Date: July 22, 1875
Creator: Nimmo, J. A.

[Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and Family, November 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and family discussing a recent visit with them. Cora and Madeline have now returned home safely and remembers her trip fondly. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, Route 4, Box 25, McKinney, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas, November 24, 1907, and there is a postmark for McKinney on November 25 on the back.
Date: November 24, 1907
Creator: Dodson, Cora M.

[Envelope from M. C. Elliott to Linnet White, August 28, 1917]

Description: Envelope from M. C. Elliott at 3335 [Montgall] Ave., Kansas City, Missouri to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver, Colorado. It is postmarked Kansas City, Missouri August 17, 1917, and the date Aug 28 is also stamped on the front. The return address is written on the back, along with some other handwritten notes. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 17, 1917
Creator: Elliott, M. C.

[Land Grant Indenture Document]

Description: Legal document for an indenture between James Winchester and Israel Moore of Sumner County, Tennessee which grants Moore land when he can pay $100 to the current owner, written October 17th, 1796. There are addenda acknowledging the land transfer, finalized in December, 1797.
Date: December 13, 1797
Creator: Tennessee

[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.

[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]

Description: Letters to Charles B. Moore written during the Civil War. In the letter, the author discusses the lives of several family members and friends and how the war is affecting them. He also discusses his allegiance to the Union as well as the sides that many of his friends and family decided to take.
Date: 1863

[Land Sale Document]

Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)

[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.

[Letter from the Mountzire Society]

Description: Letter regarding the creation of a society in support of prohibition. The letter discusses the name (Mountzire Society) and organization of the society including the purpose, meeting times, membership, officers, and governance documents. The letter also includes a list of current subscribers who are members of the society.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mountzire Society

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat

[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a biographical article about Otto Wettstein, a jeweler. The article discusses several pieces of specialty jewelry that Wettstein had designed as well as his other interests. The reverse contains snippets of other articles including one about a terrier that killed nearly 50 expensive birds, part of an article regarding a mining company expedition, and updates on the stock exchange.
Date: unknown

[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

Description: Flyer announcing a new location for the Bray Brothers dry goods store in McKinney, Texas. There is a handwritten note on the back which appears to be a philosophical discussion of freedom and liberties, starting with observations about wild mustangs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bray Brothers