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The runaway

Description: Little Julia, resident of New York City, is taken to see her uncle's farm. Exposed to fields, animals, and the open spaces, she regrets having to return to the city. Back home, she wants to run away and return to her uncle's farm. Against her mother's orders, she does run away one day, but is found and brought home, and learns never to disobey her mother again.
Date: 1857~
Creator: Committee of Publication of the American Sunday School Union.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

She Never Told Her Love

Description: The photograph depicts a woman reclining against two large pillows. She wears a long skirt and appears to be asleep. The tones of the photograph are brownish black and cream.
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Date: 1857
Creator: Robinson, Henry Peach
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Jeannot et Colin

Description: This is a ca. 1857 copy of the libretto of Jeannot et Colin, an opera by Charles Etienne with music by Nicolo Isouard. The opera premiered in Paris at the theater of the Opéra-Comique on 17 October 1814. The expressive melodies of the opera as well as its performers ensured its success. The opera was staged again on 14 October 1857. The first page of the library's copy contain the names of the performers that participated in both productions.
Date: 1857
Creator: Etienne, Charles Guillaume, 1777-1845.
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill. Page three of the transcript is missing.
Date: November 18, 1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Journal entries, April 1857]

Description: This document includes journal entries from April 4 to April 11 in an unidentified year. In the entries, Moore writes about a camping trip that is cut short by a "norther." The cold and snowy weather damaged the wheat and corn crops. He details his trip into McKinney in the snow and the snowball a group of boys were rolling in town. The next morning, on the 12, the winter weather had cleared up and by noon the snow was nearly all gone.
Date: April 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Copy of Land Sale Documents]

Description: Copy of multiple documents for the sale of John and Sara Emberson's land. First document contains the Embersons' statement and the land sold to Charles B. Moore. Second document contains an affidavit for the Embersons' sale of land.
Date: March 1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

View on Lake George

Description: Landscape view of a lake and the surrounding mountains.
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Date: 1857
Creator: Casilear, John William
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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