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[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

[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

[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~

[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~

[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.

[Paper Fragment with Notes]

Description: Paper fragment with handwritten notes. There are several dates written on the front ranging from October 11, 1843 to November 19, 1845, along with some dollar amounts next to each date. The writing on the back mentions God and the church and other religious topics.
Date: 1843/1845

[Democratic Electoral Ticket in Tennessee, 1844]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a list of Democratic candidates for the 1844 election in the state of Tennessee. A handwritten note on the side details that this election was Charles B. Moore's first time voting. The candidates listed in this document includes those who ran for senate seats and for congress.
Date: 1844

[Whig Ticket]

Description: Whig party ticket for the state at large and the 11 congressional districts of Tennessee in 1844.
Date: 1844
Creator: Whig Party

[Democratic ticket, 1848]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a democratic ticket of candidates from the 1848 election in Tennessee. The ticket includes candidates who ran for seats in the senate and those who ran for seats in the congress.
Date: 1848

[Receipt from Thomas J. Walton, February 20, 1849]

Description: Receipt from Dr. Thomas J. Walton in Cross Plains, Tennessee to Charles B. Moore for $6.00 for full payment of his account for medical services performed on Moore's mother.
Date: February 20, 1849
Creator: Walton, Thomas J.

[Receipt from R. H. Murphey, November 21, 1849]

Description: Receipt from Sheriff R. H. Murphey for payment by S. H. Stewart in execution of case in favor of Smith Hightell vs. C. B. Moore and J. A. Stewart.
Date: November 21, 1849
Creator: Murphy, R. H.

[August Election]

Description: Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
Date: August 1851