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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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
Item Type: Text

[Democratic Electoral Ticket, 1844]

Description: Democratic electoral ticket for the state at large. The ticket has handwriting on it which dates it to 1844. Candidates are listed for state at large races and congressional districts. The document has split in to two parts.
Date: 1844
Item Type: Legal Document

[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
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, October 27, 1844]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore regarding political meetings Henry attended for the upcoming presidential election and his opinion about presidential candidate Polk's prospects. He wrote about local news involving marriage, illness, and weather and a song he heard at one of the meetings.
Date: October 27, 1844
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter