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America noviter delineata

Description: Map of North and South America showing political boundaries and place names. Includes inset of Greenland and illustrations of ships and sea monsters.
Date: 1633
Creator: Merian, Matthaeus
Item Type: Map

Le triomphe de l'amour : ballet : dansé devant Sa Maiesté a S. Germain en Laie. Psyché : tragedie en musique : representée par l'Academie Royale de Musique.

Description: A single volume containing two libretti for which the music (not present) was composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully. This small publication was sold as an aid to viewers of the works, so that they could follow along with the libretti during the performance.
Date: 1680~
Creator: Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691 & Corneille, Thomas, 1625-1709
Item Type: Book

[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
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Uncle Evans, June 18, 1872]

Description: The author wrote to Jim B. on the thirtieth of May, Neel Jones and John Wallace also visited the author. She talks of how it rained in Billington when she visited and then she got a cold from it. [2]The author again is not feeling well and this prevented her from visiting Jim Wilson. She had dinner with Callie and Will.[3] Bettie had a headache and the author had eye problems. The author mentions that there are a lot of Veterans when she went to go get her eyes checked out. [4] There was a dinner party and many old friends showed up. [5] She stayed at Cooper's house for a night. Afterwards she was watching over a baby that got a fever. The author's uncle is thinking about moving back to Texas. [6]She continues to discuss the problems of her uncle going back to Texas. She then mentions that her eyes are becoming better. She was able to read some of her father's letters. [7]The author plans to visit some friends for 2 to 3 weeks. The author has some letters that she is carrying that need to be delivered and one of her friends has yet to deliver two of her urgent letters. [8] Mark has returned from a business visit to Galloway Co. The author is advised to visit Texas, but she will wait to hear from Miles Elliott.
Date: June 18, 1812
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter

[Petition for building a school for the poor]

Description: The citizens of Northumberland County agree to a charter allowing another academy of the same name within the same county for the poor. The funding is discussed and the land that was for public use will be used. Petitioners are against the school being built with public funds and believe that the poor should be paying for their school. The petitioners believe that in building the school it would go against the legislation of the county. The author gives examples of cases that disprove the petitioners evidence.
Date: January 12, 1818
Item Type: Text

[Clipping, 1820]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a clipping which details the politicians who were running for positions in the state senate and congress. The clipping is dated 1820.
Date: 1820
Item Type: Clipping

[Electoral ticket, 1820]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing the electoral ticket list for the state at large and for congressional districts in 1820. The ticket for the state at large includes Adam Hunstman and Andrew Johnson. The ticket for congressional districts includes Brookins Campbell, John E. Wheeler, John F. Gillespy, G. W. Bowles, Samuel H. Laughlin, William Trousdale, William Carroll, Henderson Yoakum, A.O.P. Nicholson, George W. Jones, Bolling Gordon, A.W.O. Totten, and Levin H. Coe.
Date: 1820
Item Type: Text

[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

Description: Legal document outlining the expectations of Uriah Cunning to become the teacher at an unidentified school. The document also includes a list of outstanding subscription fees; it is signed by Uriah Cunning and James Brown.
Date: August 30, 1824
Item Type: Legal Document

[Envelope, 1825]

Description: Envelope that is dated 1825. The writing is in pencil and appears to say, " Welcome La Fayette; Israel Moore discharge; By...."
Date: 1825~
Item Type: Text

[Warrant, September 9, 1825]

Description: Warrant to Chauncey H. Redway establishing his rank as 1st Sergeant of a Company under the command of Captain J. D. Smith in the 21st Regiment, 5th Brigade, and 1st Division of Artillery of the Militia of the State of New York.
Date: September 9, 1825
Creator: Camp, Elisha
Item Type: Text

[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]

Description: Letters patent granting rights to James Stewart for an improvement to flutter wheels used to drive gins, mills, and other machinery.
Date: October 24, 1828
Creator: United States. Patent Office.
Item Type: Patent

[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

Description: Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
Date: August 25, 1829
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Texas. The return address is for John B. Alden in New York, New York. A note in the lower left corner says that it was received on June 2, 1871.
Date: 1831~
Item Type: Text

[Two Letters from James Stewart]

Description: Letter from James Stewart and Ziza Moore regarding legalities involved with a patent. The reverse contains a "Coppy [sic] of a letter to [George] Armstrong" discussing patent law.
Date: September 4, 1832
Creator: Stewart, James A. & Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, September 5, 1832]

Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart discusses business about a sale made on his account. He talks about past and potential interviews with the President as well as travel plans. Stuart continues to describe various news concerning family and friends.
Date: September 5, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
Date: November 4, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Item Type: Letter

An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"

Description: "Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
Date: 1835
Creator: Crockett, David
Item Type: Book

A Map of Mexico and the Republic of Texas

Description: Map of Mexico and the southern part of the Republic of Texas with adjacent areas. Geographic features are marked, with relief shown by hachures and colors denote states and territories. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1838
Creator: Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856 & Pease, L. T.
Item Type: Map

[Envelope, September 15, 1840]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, Millright, Sherman (Texas) that has a post mark from McKinney, Texas, September 13. A note in the lower right corner says that it was read on September 25, 1840. Another note is on the lower left corner and it reads, "Care of Hall & Chapman."
Date: September 13, 1840
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Text