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Le triomphe de l'amour : ballet : dansé devant Sa Maiesté a S. Germain en Laie. Psyché : tragedie en musique : representée par l'Academie Royale de Musique.
A single volume containing two libretti for which the music (not present) was composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully. This small publication was sold as an aid to viewers of the works, so that they could follow along with the libretti during the performance.
[Land Grant Indenture Document]
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.
[Letter from Elvira Moore to Uncle Evans, June 18, 1872]
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.
[Petition for building a school for the poor]
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.
[Clipping, 1820]
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.
[Electoral ticket, 1820]
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.
[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]
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.
[Envelope, 1825]
Envelope that is dated 1825. The writing is in pencil and appears to say, " Welcome La Fayette; Israel Moore discharge; By...."
[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]
Invitation to a Ball to honor the arrival of General Lafayette to the city of Nashville, Tennessee in April, 1825. There is an engraved illustration of an arch made up of two pillars with statues
[Warrant, September 9, 1825]
Warrant to Chauncey H. Redway establishing his rank as 1st Sergeant of a Company under the command of Captain J. D. Smith in the 21st Regiment, 5th Brigade, and 1st Division of Artillery of the Militia of the State of New York.
[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]
Letters patent granting rights to James Stewart for an improvement to flutter wheels used to drive gins, mills, and other machinery.
[Patent Letter for Improvement in the Application of Water to Flutter Wheels, October 24, 1828]
A patent letter granting patent to James Stewart for his development in the improved application of water to flutter wheels. The purpose of the invention is to better drive saw-mills, grist mills, cotton gins, etc. Attached is a duplicate of the patent letter.
[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]
Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]
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.
[Two Letters from James Stewart]
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.
[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, September 5, 1832]
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.
[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]
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.
[Envelope, September 15, 1840]
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."
Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 2
Notes and descriptions of things seen during the author's visit to the United States from 1838-1840. Includes detailed information on visits to various institutions, people met, and the author's views on religion and education.
[Receipt from Charles B. Moore to David Graves, September 28, 1841]
Receipt from Charles B. Moore to David Graves. It has figures written in pencil.
[Receipt for sale of slave to A. D. Kennard, October 10, 1842]
Receipt for sale of a slave from Thomas Smith to A.D. Kennard. She is described as a 14 year old girl named Adlin.
[Paper Fragment with Notes]
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.
[Receipt from E. L. Durrett to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1843]
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.
[Receipt from Charles B. Moore to Esterby and White Judges, November 27, 1843]
Receipt from Charles B. Moore to Esterby and White, Judges in trust for $44.53.
[Democratic Electoral Ticket, 1844]
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.
[Democratic Electoral Ticket in Tennessee, 1844]
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.
[Whig Ticket]
Whig party ticket for the state at large and the 11 congressional districts of Tennessee in 1844.
[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, October 27, 1844]
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.
[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1844]
Receipt for school supplies purchased by Charles B. Moore, including history and arithmetic books, and a slate.
[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. 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.
[Letter from James A. Stewart to Charles B. Moore, February 12, 1845]
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.
[Receipt to Charles B. Moore, November 18, 1845]
Receipt for $3.00 for payment on account.
[Clipping drawn at West Point Academy, 1847]
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.
[Democratic ticket, 1848]
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.
The Farmer's Tale
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.
[Receipt from Nicholson and Houston, September 4, 1848]
Receipt from Nicholson and Houston to Charles B. Moore for $25.00 for payment in prosecution of case of man opening letters.
[Receipt for Boston Investigator, February 1, 1849]
Receipt to Charles B. Moore for one year subscription to the Boston Investigator.
[Receipt from Thomas J. Walton, February 20, 1849]
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.
[Legal document to William E. Kennard, June 27, 1849]
Legal document that states that William E. Kennard has paid $7.50 for a gold watch from the estate of Taylor, now deceased.
[Receipt from R. H. Murphey, November 21, 1849]
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.
[Receipt for Boston Investigator, December 5, 1849]
Receipt to Charles B. Moore for one year subscription to the Boston Investigator.
[Ambrotype of an unknown woman and child]
Photograph of an ambrotype photograph of an unknown woman and a child in an case. It was in the belongings of Byrd Moore Williams upon moving to Texas from Tennessee, and only has the word "Johnson" on it.
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress]
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.
[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]
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.
[Receipt, March 15, 1850]
Receipt that payment of $135 was paid.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]
Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top.
[August Election]
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.
[Letter from David Smith to Daughter, April 21, 1852]
Letter from David Smith to his daughter and someone else. He writes about the prices of cattle, horses, and the price of Beef. He also mentions wheat crops, corn, and coming home at end of May.
[Receipt from T. W. and W. H. Evans to Charles Moore, September 8, 1852]
Receipt from T. W. and W. H. Evans Dealers in dry goods, hardware, boots and shoes, hats and caps, etc. for $27.00 worth of cloth.
[Receipt for Boston Investigator, February 19, 1853]
Receipt to Charles B. Moore for one year subscription to the Boston Investigator.