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[Portrait etching and engraving of actor David Garrick]

Description: Etching and engraving of English actor David Garrick printed on December 1st, 1773. The design is attributed to N. Dance and was printed by British engraver and painter John Hall. The image surrounded by a detailed oval frame and two cherubs holding symbolic objects tied to drama and the theatre.
Date: December 1, 1773
Creator: Hall, John & Dance, N.
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[Land Grant Indenture Document]

Description: 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.
Date: December 13, 1797
Creator: Tennessee
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[Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1959]

Description: Letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859. It has an envelope addressed to Adison Wilson in McKiney, Collin County, Texas. The envelope is torn at the top right corner, and there is a partial postmark from Tennessee.
Date: December 18, 1859
Creator: Moore, Ziza; Moore, Josephus C. & Wallace, Will
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[Transcript of Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859.
Date: December 18, 1859
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

Description: Letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
Date: December 25, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

Description: Transcript of a letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
Date: December 25, 1860
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[Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16,1861-December 18, 1862 - Pt. 1]

Description: Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16th, 1861 to December 18th, 1862, detailing military fellows, role as a sharpshooter, friends, daily activities, correspondences, and transactions. This item (p. 1-70) covers January- June 2nd, 1862.
Date: 1861-12-16/1862-12-18
Creator: Underwood, Adoniram Judson (A. J.)
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[Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16, 1861-December 18, 1862 - Pt. 2]

Description: Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16th, 1861 to December 18th, 1862, detailing military fellows, role as a sharpshooter, friends, daily activities, correspondences, and transactions. This item (p. 71-101) covers June 2nd- Septmber 15, 1862.
Date: 1861-12-16/1862-12-18
Creator: Underwood, Adoniram Judson (A. J.)
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[Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16, 1861-December 18, 1862 - Pt. 3]

Description: Transcript for A. J. Underwood diary, December 16th, 1861 to December 18th, 1862, detailing military fellows, role as a sharpshooter, friends, daily activities, correspondences, and transactions. This item (p. 102-193) covers September 15th through December 18th, 1862.
Date: 1861-12-16/1862-12-18
Creator: Underwood, Adoniram Judson (A. J.)
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
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