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[Envelope, September 15, 1840]

Description: 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."
Date: September 13, 1840
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, October 27, 1844]

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.
Date: October 27, 1844
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

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.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, the report of Lieutenant Colonel Graham on the subject of the boundary line between the United States and Mexico.

Description: Report describing J. D. Graham's surveying operations on the border between the United States and Mexico. The report also includes a number of related correspondences.
Date: 1853
Creator: Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865
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The Lone Star State

Description: Document written by frontiersmen William Little, in regards to land investments and colonization. The document includes snippets from the Galveston News, the New Orleans Delta, and New Orleans Bulletin and mentions Little's expertise in land surveys.
Date: [1856..]
Creator: Little, William
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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
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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.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, March 4, 1858]

Description: Letter to David W. Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing the receipt of his letter and his arrival at Prairie Lea; a request for Frank to write a letter informing Maud of his travels; a discussion of sending information and gifts; a brief discussion about marriage and gifts;a dialogue concerning "Episcopacy or Pickett"; news about the weather; the affect of the weather on the planting of crops; a discussion of real estate; a brief mention of Maud's health; a request for information on "how the presents went" and if pictures were received; a discussion requesting a visit from David's "Aunt", "Uncle", as well as from Tom and Frank; an ending statement requesting letters from David, Clara, and Frank.
Date: March 4, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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