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[News Clip: Golf Death]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the death of 12-year-old Chandler Jackson on a golf course while on vacation in Kentucky. Jackson’s neighbor, Roy Deskin, is interviewed.
Date: 2005-07-08T22:00:00
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[Account of Wallace Family History]

Description: This document is an undated account of the Wallace family history from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The Wallace family were kin to Charles Moore through his grandmother Elizabeth Wallace Moore. He details the lives of Mary and Joseph Wallace including their spouses names, where they settled, if they had any children, and when they died. It is damaged along the edges of the letter and some words are missing due to the damage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from C. B. Moore, August 19]

Description: The author has applied for a patent on a extinguisher for locomotive smoke stacks. The author then describes the different mills of the walnut lumber. On the other side is the letter from C.B. Moore. Add and Henry are trying to borrow a thousand dollars for walnut timber. A mill is offering them at $4.50 per hundred for the best logs. Jo Wallace is going to Texas again when it gets cooler in order to clear up Uncle Sam's land title. Uncle Sam's land is worth six to eight thousand dollars. He plans to go with Add to grans next week.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from Charles B. Moore]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore to unknown recipients. In this letter, Moore details the dilemma centered on the Annie Laura story which was printed in the Rockbridge County newspaper. He provides a brief, yet detailed genealogical account of the Moore family history as well as the Anna Laura ballad for the letter's recipients. The letter's edges are damaged and some of the words are missing due to the damage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from Jos. Wallace to Charles Moore]

Description: Letter from Joseph Wallace to Charles Moore that starts out with a request for more letters. Family and friends are discussed; the presidential election is mentioned; Wallace coming to Texas; and the subscription school that the son of Henry Dobbins is the principal of. The letter is torn and badly stained and many of the words can no longer be made out.
Date: 1uuu-10-01
Creator: Wallace, Joseph

[Letter from Joseph Wallace]

Description: Letter from Joseph Wallace in which he requests more letters, and gives updates on family and friends. Add is working with the surveyors of the Cumberland and Ohio Rail Road. Gran became a father. He also says that one member of the Robberts family is building a grist and sawmill at Edgefield Junction. Frank Wilson is headed to Texas. He ends by relating that the weather is dry and what crops have been planted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Joseph

[Letter to Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from an unidentified author (possibly Claude White). The letter thanks Mr. Moore for the letter he sent the writer and states that Dr. Miller no longer has an age limit "for the association," so Mr. Moore can now join. The writer states that he and Linnet have left their Tennessee friends and are headed home. It goes on to give the details of their trip.
Date: unknown

[Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley]

Description: Obituaries for James Irvin Guthrie and Sarah Ann McKinley. Guthrie, a veteran of the Mexican War, died of pneumonia at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee at the age of 77. At the time of his death, Guthrie had been married to his wife, Lizzie, for 50 years. He was survived by his wife and three of his children children. Guthrie was known as a very religious man, and was one of the wealthiest men in the county. Sarah Ann McKinley, wife of W. J. McKinley, died after a long illness at the age of 62. She was survived by her husband and two children.
Date: unknown