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[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.)
Item Type: Legal Document

[Provost Marshal's Office Pass for Ziza Moore, April 29, 1863]

Description: Travel pass from the Provost Marshal's Office in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The pass allowed Ziza Moore and her family to travel at will throughout the county, but specified that they not "communicate anything that may prove detrimental to the Confederate States."
Date: April 29, 1863
Creator: Hawkins, J. M.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top.
Date: July 7, 1850
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore, May 14, 1861]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore discussing his recent arrival at Batesville, taking the oath of allegiance to the United States, voting against secession in Texas, the likelihood that the war will not last long, and his wish that Josephus could get some time to go home and check on the family. He also writes that Henry was pressed into service in Texas.
Date: May 14, 1861
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 10, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore containing local and family news, including mention of a drought. Charles also writes about the tension between Union sympathizers and Confederates in Texas, as well as several rebel deserters he has met.
Date: July 10, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 28, 1861]

Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing her recent visit to a military camp, the latest news of regiments preparing for war, and Josephus's recovery from a recent illness. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away.
Date: July 28, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter

[Envelope from Elvira D. Moore and Lucinda Wallace to Mr. Jo or Charles B. Moore, March 9,1862]

Description: Envelope from Elvira D. Moore and Lucinda Wallace addressed to Mr. Jo [?] or Charles B. Moore at Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. It is postmarked Shelbyville, Tennessee, March 11th, and the date Mar. 9, 1862 is written in blue ink. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on March 25, 1862. There are some numbers written in pencil on the back.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Moore, Elvira D. & Wallace, Lucinda
Item Type: Text

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Envelope from Ziza Moore and Family to Charles B. Moore, October 1, 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas. According to the written note at the bottom left corner, it is from Ziza Moore and family and was received on October 15, 1861. It is postmarked Unionville, Tennessee, October 3rd, but the date October 1, 1861 is written in blue ink. the back of the envelope has been torn off.
Date: October 1, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Text

[Military Pass for Ziza Moore, August 1, 1863]

Description: A military pass for Ziza Moore from August 1, 1863. This order from the Provost Marshal in Shelbyville, Tennessee allows Ziza Moore out of the lines, and to return after ten days.
Date: August 1, 1863
Creator: Vorris
Item Type: Text

[Letter from L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace, March 9, 1862]

Description: Letter from L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace wherein L. J. discusses the excitement and unease being felt in the area due to the presence of both Union and Confederate forces. Weather and health are discussed, and it is mentioned that a few Confederate soldiers were hunting some African Americans.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Wallace, L. J.
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of letter from L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace, March 9, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter form L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace wherein L. J. discusses the excitement and unease being felt in the area due to the presence of both Union and Confederate forces. Weather and health are discussed, and it is mentioned that a few Confederate soldiers were hunting some African Americans.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Wallace, L. J.
Item Type: Letter