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[Letter from George B. Buckler to Charles B. Moore, November 7, 1873]

Description: Letter from George Buckler? saying that he had fallen off a wagon and was unable to come into town. He was no longer able to work as a teacher because the government was too unreliable to pay him a salary. He was owed for three months work already and the pay would only be $50.00 in greenbacks which was not enough remuneration.
Date: November 7, 1873
Creator: Buckler, George B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Will Boyd, November 3, 1873]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore in Collin County to Will Boyd, Phelps, Missouri discussing the poor crops that year, including corn and wheat and the slightly better cotton. He discusses the large volume of emigrants entering the area looking for cheap land who are willing to work. He mentions a visit from Uncle Bill Moore from Atlanta, Aunt Polly Winham from Jerseyville, Illinois, and other family members.
Date: November 3, 1873
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Tax Receipt for Levi Perryman, November 1, 1873]

Description: Tax Receipt for Levi Perryman for the amount of $27.04. For 640 acres of H.G. Perryman, 160 acres Austin Morris, and 160 acres W.T. Williams. Signed by W.T.Waybourn Sheriff of Montague county and W.F. Grimes Deputy.
Date: November 1, 1873
Creator: Waybourn, W. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from John C. Cooper, March 15, 1873]

Description: Letter on Office of Agricultural Insurance Company letterhead from Uncle John C. Cooper to nephew Hamilton K. Redway stating that he will be sending $5.00 as a small token. He wishes it to be placed in a bank to earn the best interest and be given to Hamilton's little son, R.C.K., when he reaches the age of 21. If he doesn't live to 21 , Hamilton is free to do what he thinks best with the money.
Date: March 15, 1873
Creator: Cooper, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Sheriff's Fee Book, Cooke County, 1873-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing a list of fees owed to the sheriff. Information typically includes the service rendered, the indebted party, whether or not the fee was paid, and the amount due.
Date: January 23, 1873
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Child's Dress

Description: Child's dress of black & tan woven cotton check/plaid. Full-length, with high, rounded collar. Set in black taffeta full-length sleeves with wide cuffs of the black/tan check, secured with two mother of pearl buttons each. Natural waist. Hem with wide band of ruffled black taffeta and a plain band of black taffeta running slightly above hem. Patch pocket at right hip composed of plaid panels formed as a "vest", with black taffeta ruffle filling in center, and three non-functioning circular mother of pearl buttons on slight curve following edge of "vest" front non-functioning opening. Center back opening with 9 circular mother of pearl buttons and hook & loop at neckline.
Date: 1873
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Third Session Forty-Second Congress; An Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at That Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1873
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Third Session Forty-Second Congress; An Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at That Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1873
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Third Session Forty-Second Congress; An Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at That Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1873
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

O-daiko (Barrel Drum)

Description: A finely decorated rooster sits atop the drum which rests on a pillow and a stand. The stand is also intricately decorated with imagery, foliage, flowers, water, patterns, and serpents.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1873~
Creator: Kodenji Hayashi
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, McKinney, Texas. The top of the envelope has Lillard's Mill as a return address. A note in the lower left hand corner reads, " E D Tarpley Recd July 1, 1873."
Date: 1873~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Geo. P. Rowell & Co's American Newspaper Directory, containing Accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and Territories, and the Dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, 1873

Description: American Newspaper Directory includes lists of newspapers and periodicals published in the United States, Territories, Canada, and British Colonies arranged by town, county, circulation rates, subject, and languages, as well as a Newspaper Directory Advertiser, and indexes. General Index starts on page 13 Index to Advertisements begins on page 597; Index to Advertisements of Printing Material and Miscellaneous Business begins on page 608.
Date: 1873
Creator: Geo. P. Rowell & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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