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[Receipt for Subscription to Common Sense]

Description: A receipt for a subscription to Common Sense. C. B. Moore paid one dollar for Volume 1, Number 7 to Volume 3, Number 7. The receipt is torn on the left edge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Registry Receipt, January 6, 1896]

Description: A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas Post Office for registered letter number 2, received of C. B. Moore on January 6, 1896, and addressed to J. D. Shaw in Waco, Texas. The reverse side contains a message regarding the weather and other matters associated with farming.
Date: January 6, 1896
Creator: Chambersville Post Office
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, undated]

Description: A receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is from a pharmacy. It details that Mr. Moore purchased chloroform, adhesive plaster, and morphine on November 12 in an unspecified year.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Address label for C. B. Moore, December 27, 1865]

Description: An address label from the C. B. Moore Collection. It includes Moore's name, the city he lived in at the time, the county and state, as well as the date. The label is stuck on a fragment of an envelope.
Date: December 27, 1865
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of Names]

Description: A list of about 19 names. The reverse side contains a stamp reading, "CB Moore Chambersville Tex jan97."
Date: January 1897
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, January 20]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter by Charles B. Moore which discusses agriculture, news about the health of family, details concerning his community's school and his neighborhood, and notes about mail he has received. He also notes that he will decide to respond to the mail soon, discusses the amount he spent on fruit trees, and mentions that a healthy baby girl was born to Whillis and Ginny that morning. It is dated January 20th in an unidentified year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal statement, September 30, 1901]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a personal statement by C. B. Moore which was written when Moore was 79 years old. He is noting that his age has surpassed the age of his father's and grandfather's death. Moore states that he does not expect to live much longer and details that he has his will and estate in place, but would like to emphasize that his wife and daughter receive his estate in his passing. He furthers that his daughter will receive more land, some money, and a filly named Trixy. Also, he states that he has full confidence in his wife's financial ability. The statement is dated September 30, 1901.
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Walter Wallace to Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1901]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Walter Wallace. The letter details the family lineage of Moore's grandmother, Elizabeth Wallace Lanius. It notes family members and the places of death. Wallace furthers that a remaining family member, Uncle James, is in bad health. In the letter's closing, he mentions that Moore's daughter and her husband will visit him and his family. He states that they will do what they can to make her visit a pleasnat one. He also urges Moore to visit and mentions that his home is always open to C.B. The letter is dated October 31, 1901. It was written Denison, TX.
Date: October 31, 1901
Creator: Wallace, Walter
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Memo from J. M Pearson to Charles B. Moore, October 30, 1901]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is a memo written by J. M Pearson to Moore discussing Moore's will. Pearson states that Moore must have his will probated and include a clause that makes Moore's wife an executor of his will without bond or expense except to probate will, file inventory, and appraisal of the estate. He includes a clause that should be used by Moore in his will. In the memo's closing remarks, Pearson encloses the will and states that he sends his best wishes for Moore's present and future well-being. The memo is dated October 30, 1901.
Date: October 30, 1901
Creator: Pearson, J. M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter to Charles B. Moore, September 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore from an unknown sender discussing recent news of family and friends, farming, and news related to the war and military preparations. The letter was written over several days from September 9, 1861 to September 15th.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker, February 1962]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina and Mariah Rucker discussing the recent weather, his health, the war and the difficulties caused by the blockade, and other local news. He also includes and excerpt from a recent letter from Josephus. The letter was started on February 9th and finished on the 11th.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wedding announcement for Linnett Moore and Claude D. White, October 15, 1901]

Description: A wedding announcement for the marriage of Linnet Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moore, to Mr. Claude D. White. The wedding was to be held Tuesday, October 15, 1901 at eight o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Moore near McKinney, Texas. After October 18, the newlywed couple would take up residence at 214 Gandy Street, Denison, Texas. There are two copies of the announcement included.
Date: October 15, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Moore, Mary
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ben Roney]

Description: The author writes about Ben Roney and his life. On the other side, the author says how he hated Ben and now he is dead.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter to Charles B. Moore, March 21, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Charles B. Moore of the Southern Confederacy from an unknown person in Dyer County, Tennessee discussing the state's recent decision not secede from the Union, slavery and abolitionism, and the possibility of other countries becoming involved in the coming war when the supply of cotton from the South has stopped.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda and W. Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, November 23, 1880]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Matilda and William Dodd, Mary Ann Moore's parents. Matilda begins the letter and writes for three pages. William writes a short letter on the fourth and final page of the document. Matilda begins her letter by informing Mary Ann "Sis" and Charles that she has received their letter and was pleased to read that they were all well. She details that the family is all well,that Charlie, Alice and the baby visited them on Saturday and Sunday, and that Birdie is beginning to walk. Alice plans on taking her to get he picture taken. Matilda mentions that the weather has been very cold and the ground has frozen, making it hard for those who have not finished sowing wheat. The discussion then moves to a new neighbor who has purchased Mrs. Ireland's place and is planning to ask family friends to live with him. Dodd details to "Sis" that they went to see "the old place" and notes that there are three families living there. She furthers the discussion by writing about Jim's plans to build a "fine" home in the coming year and then notes that she has just found out about some wealthy kin. She asks Mary Ann, or "Sis," for more remedy for her neuralgia at the top of the third page. The subject of discussion turns to politics and mentions that the election is over. She talks about an accident that occurred to Tobe and his girl. Their buggy overturned and they were thrown out of the vehicle on their way home after the theater. Matilda says they are fine, but the buggy is destroyed and the horse ran away. She updates "Sis" on the health of family and friends. She asks ...
Date: November 23, 1880
Creator: Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, December 10, 1880]

Description: This is a postal card from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Mary Ann Moore's father, William Dodd. A piece of the postal card was torn off which makes the beginning of the message impossible to decipher. The remaining part of the message details that the family is well and that Mary's mother sends some things for her by mail.
Date: December 10, 1880
Creator: Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to the Moore Family, September 22, 1894]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Matilda updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: news about Will and Birdie going to singing school and other social events, a discussion about Bettie and Abe, updates on the weather, and news about family as well as details concerning correspondence from family members. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family should write soon and that she hopes the letter finds them all well. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 22, 1894
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Frank and Alice Griffin to the Moore family, September 24-26, 1894]

Description: These are letters from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first two are written by Alice Griffin, who was Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee's daughter and niece and cousin to members of the Moore family. An additional letter is written by Frank M. Griffin, Alice's husband. In Alice's letter, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: an update on family members health, news about the weather, a discussion about Matilda Dodd, a dialogue about pickling and preserving, a dialogue about Bailey Love, details about deaths in the community and general community news, a discussion about Bessie, Mattie, Birdie, and Hattie Love, an update on the dress she is making for Matilda, details about Pete who is helping Matilda, and news of Bettie and Matilda's visit. In Alice's second letter, she details Matilda's and Bettie's visit, discusses news about family and friends, mentions her garden and box flowers,and writes about a dress she is having made and a dress she is making for Birdie. She notes that she wishes they could visit her next year. A visit from her does not seem possible she mentions, due to financial reasons. She closes the letter by wishing the Moore family would write soon and she promises to write more often. In Frank's letter, he updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Gallatin from his perspective. The news in his letter includes: news about his livestock, an update on the weather, a discussion about the sewing machine ordered for Alice, a dialogue about the crops, details about weaning a colt and purchasing a mule, news about the demand for jersey cows, a discussion about Alice losing her poultry and turkeys to limber neck or break neck, a dialogue about making money from butter and the jersey cow ...
Date: September 24, 1894
Creator: Griffin, Alice McGee & Griffin, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections