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[Receipt for sale of slave to A. D. Kennard, October 10,  1842]

[Receipt for sale of slave to A. D. Kennard, October 10, 1842]

Date: October 10, 1842
Creator: unknown
Description: Receipt for sale of a slave from Thomas Smith to A.D. Kennard. She is described as a 14 year old girl named Adlin.
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[Paper Fragment with Notes]

[Paper Fragment with Notes]

Date: 1843/1845
Creator: unknown
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.
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[Receipt from E. L. Durrett to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1843]

[Receipt from E. L. Durrett to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1843]

Date: August 16, 1843
Creator: Durrett, Edward Luther
Description: Receipt from E. L. Durrett for $13.75 plus interest to Charles B. Durrett, most likely in Gallatin, Tennessee. It was to be payable out of the proceeds of A. F. Hall's note when collected.
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[Receipt from Charles B. Moore to Esterby and White Judges, November 27, 1843]

[Receipt from Charles B. Moore to Esterby and White Judges, November 27, 1843]

Date: November 27, 1843
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Receipt from Charles B. Moore to Esterby and White, Judges in trust for $44.53.
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[Democratic Electoral Ticket, 1844]

[Democratic Electoral Ticket, 1844]

Date: 1844
Creator: unknown
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.
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[Democratic Electoral Ticket in Tennessee, 1844]

[Democratic Electoral Ticket in Tennessee, 1844]

Date: 1844
Creator: unknown
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.
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[Whig Ticket]

[Whig Ticket]

Date: 1844
Creator: Whig Party
Description: Whig party ticket for the state at large and the 11 congressional districts of Tennessee in 1844.
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, October 27, 1844]

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

Date: October 27, 1844
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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.
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[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1844]

[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1844]

Date: November 18, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: Receipt for school supplies purchased by Charles B. Moore, including history and arithmetic books, and a slate.
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[Letter from Elizabeth Moore to Charles B. Moore and Henry S. Moore, February 5, 1845]

[Letter from Elizabeth Moore to Charles B. Moore and Henry S. Moore, February 5, 1845]

Date: February 5, 1845
Creator: Moore, Elizabeth
Description: Letter from Elizabeth Moore to Charles B. Moore and Henry S. Moore. She wrote them to inform them of what was happening locally in regards to health, finances, and correspondence and to find out when Charles and Henry would be returning.
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[Letter from James A. Stewart to Charles B. Moore, February 12, 1845]

[Letter from James A. Stewart to Charles B. Moore, February 12, 1845]

Date: February 12, 1845
Creator: Stewart, James A.
Description: Letter from James A. Stewart to Charles B. Moore regarding the death of Moore's grandfather, Stewart's business plans to start a mill, and the outcome local court case.
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[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1845]

[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1845]

Date: November 18, 1845
Creator: Stockdale, F. S.
Description: Receipt for $3.00 for payment on account.
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[Clipping drawn at West Point Academy, 1847]

[Clipping drawn at West Point Academy, 1847]

Date: 1847
Creator: Nimmo, William A.
Description: Clipping of a man and woman by a stream. On the back is a handwritten poem and note dated August 15, 1895, stating it was drawn by William A. Nimmo at West Point and sent to C. B. Moore around 1847.
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[Democratic ticket, 1848]

[Democratic ticket, 1848]

Date: 1848
Creator: unknown
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.
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The Farmer's Tale

The Farmer's Tale

Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
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[Receipt from Nicholson and Houston, September 4, 1848]

[Receipt from Nicholson and Houston, September 4, 1848]

Date: September 4, 1848
Creator: Nicholson and Houston
Description: Receipt from Nicholson and Houston to Charles B. Moore for $25.00 for payment in prosecution of case of man opening letters.
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[Receipt for Boston Investigator, February 1, 1849]

[Receipt for Boston Investigator, February 1, 1849]

Date: February 1, 1849
Creator: Mendum, J. P.
Description: Receipt to Charles B. Moore for one year subscription to the Boston Investigator.
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[Receipt from Thomas J. Walton, February 20, 1849]

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

Date: February 20, 1849
Creator: Walton, Thomas J.
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.
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[Legal document to William E. Kennard, June 27, 1849]

[Legal document to William E. Kennard, June 27, 1849]

Date: June 27, 1849
Creator: Case, Uriah F.
Description: Legal document that states that William E. Kennard has paid $7.50 for a gold watch from the estate of Taylor, now deceased.
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[Receipt from R. H. Murphey, November 21, 1849]

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

Date: November 21, 1849
Creator: Murphy, R. H.
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.
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[Receipt for Boston Investigator, December 5, 1849]

[Receipt for Boston Investigator, December 5, 1849]

Date: December 5, 1849
Creator: Mendum, J. P.
Description: Receipt to Charles B. Moore for one year subscription to the Boston Investigator.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress]

Date: 1850~
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee. The letter is extremely faded and hard to read. The last page of the letter can be read in places and is not as faded as the beginning of the letter. It appears to be that on this last page Maud is discussing the marriage of Clara Bills and her departure to Williamson County. Maud discusses her servants Anne and Eliza, one of whom has 7 children who belonged to Maud, but who are now free. She expresses her wishes for David to visit and help her "arrange matters to live." At the end of the letter, Maud discusses issues of slavery, the freeing of slaves, and agriculture.
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
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[Receipt, March 15, 1850]

[Receipt, March 15, 1850]

Date: March 15, 1850
Creator: unknown
Description: Receipt that payment of $135 was paid.
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