William Moore Family Papers, 1782-2001

Manuscript Collection #596

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Series 1 :
Financial and Legal Documents
1
Moore and Brooks Family
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Financial and legal documents pertaining to the Moore family, 1782-1832
      • Survey (2/10/1782) for General John Simpson of 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina.  (item #1)
      • Survey (12/1/1787) for Lawrance Anderson of acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina.  (item #2)
      • Deed of sale (12/16/1787) for 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Caroilna sold by William Robson to William Norcott for forty pounds.  (item #3)
      • Deed of sale (7/28/1790) for 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina sold by William Norcott, Sr. to William Norcott, Jr. for forty pounds.  (item #4)
      • Part of a deed of sale (1792) for 60 acres of land sold by Joseph Corie to Sam Simpson.  (item #5)
      • Deed of sale (4/17/1792) for 60 acres of land sold by Joseph Corie to Samuel Simpson for 50 pounds.  (item #6)
      • Deposition (5/1794) of George Falconer and Wright Tucker.  (item #7)
      • Receipt (3/26/1795) for sale by George Bunting of Accomack, VA for a Negro boy named "Tom" to William Moore for 27 pounds, 10 shillings.   (item #8)
      • Part of a deed of sale (4/1796) proved in open court by Abner Smith and registered by George Evans in Pitt County, NC.  (item #9)
      • Bill of sale (12/22/1797) for a Negro boy called "Tom" sold to William Moore of Pitt County, NC by Daniel Ballard of Somerset County, MD for $300.  (item #10)
      • Survey (11/1798) for William Moore of 200 acres of land in Pitt County, NC.  (item #11)
      • Bill of sale (2/21/1805) from Willis Dixon, of Greene County, NC to William Moore for a Negro man named "Jacob" for $350.   (item #12)
      • Bill of sale (2/8/1812) from Adkins Mafsey, of Greene County, NC to William Moore for a Negro man named "Frank" for $400.  (item #13)
      • Consent (8/7/1815) of Susannah Branch in the Pitt County, NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions to the conveyance of Branch family lands by her husband, Joseph Branch, to William Moore and statement that she was not coerced into agreeing. Susannah was the sister of Lawrence D.G. O'Brien, who were descended from John Simpson.   (item #14)
      • Record (4/1/1818, 5/3/1820, 11/1/1820, 8/23/1822) of notes due for William Moore.  (item #15)
      • Summons (6/18/1818) to William Page to appear before a Pitt County, NC justice of the peace within 30 days to answer the charge that he owes William "Ready Money" Moore money.   (item #16)
      • Receipt (2/13/1827) for bill of sale by John F. Mooring for sale of negro boy "Jim" to Stephen Harrington for $152; Record (7/20/1818) of sale of David Smith's property; Receipt (9/8/1841) for 12 shillings paid to James S. Clark by John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased, for his attendance in a suit of John S. Brown.   (item #17)
      • Deed of sale (8/4/1818) from Henry Smith to William Moore for a Negro named "Saul" in Pitt County, NC.   (item #18)
      • Part of a deed of sale (8/4/1818) from Henry Smith to William Moore for a Negro named "Saul" in Pitt County, NC.   (item #19)
      • Indenture (8/7/1818) between Hardee Smith of Pitt County, NC and William Moore for a parcel of land in Pitt County.   (item #20)
      • Promissory note (8/24/1819) from William Moore, John Mooring, J. Romthee (?), and Sam Simpson to pay the President and Directors of the State Bank of North Carolina $6000 within 88 days.  (item #21)
      • Supplemental report (1819) of Gideon Moye and John Cherry regarding the division of lands of Abraham Hardie, deceased.  (item #22)
      • Promissory note (5/15/1820) from William Moore, Sam Simpson, and William P. Biddle to pay the president and directors of State Bank of North Carolina $4890.90 within 90 days.  (item #23)
      • Promissory note (6/5/1821) from William Moore and Sam Simpson to pay John Mooring $3800 within 88 days.  (item #24)
      • Promissory note (12/17/1821) from William Moore and J. Mooring to pay John Joiner the amount of $3420 within 88 days. A template was used to make identifying cuts into the paper. Hold to the light (William Moore's wife was Annis Llewellyn; one of her sisters married John Mooring).  (item #25)
      • Promissory note (3/16/1822) from William Moore, principal, and Samuel Simpson, security, to pay John Mooring $3,000 within 88 days.  (item #26)
      • Promissory note (9/23/1823) from Wiliam Moore, principal, and John Mooring, security, to pay Wrickey Moore $700 within 88 days.  (item #27)
      • Indenture (2/13/1826) between William Moore, Greene County, NC and John Moore (his son), Pitt County, NC, by which William Moore sold a tract of land in Pitt County to his son, John Moore, for $450.00.   (item #28)
      • Bond (8/10/1827) of William Moore of Greene County, NC to Jepe H. Mooring of Pitt County, NC for $6000.  (item #29)
      • Bond (3/7/1828) of Jepe H. Mooring to William Moore for $1000.  (item #30)
      • Receipts (1829-1849) relating to Moore family.   (item #31)
      • Bill of sale and registration (11/10/1829) for a Negro woman "Mariah" and her two children "Lewis" and "Abby" from Mary Forrest (widow of Henry Forrest) to Whitmill Moore, Greene County, NC, for $350.   (item #32)
      • Bills of sale (11/10/1829, 11/20/1829) for a Negro woman "Mariah" and her two children "Lewis" and "Abby" between Mary Forrest (widow of Henry Forrest) and Whitmill Moore, Greene County, NC.   (item #33)
      • Copy of the inventory and sale of William Moore Estate (8/1830).  (item #34)
      • Certified copy (3/30/1831) of a grant of land No. 914 to Hood Harris of 90 acres of land in Pitt County, NC on the north side of the Tar River, dated 11/16/1790.  (item #35)
      • Part of an account (1831) of Dr. Whitmill Moore's estate.  (item #36)
      • Summons (11/12/1831) to Dempsy(?) Gladren(?) to appear before a Justice of the Peace of Pitt County to answer the charge that he owes Rickey(?) Moore $8.20.  (item #37)
      • Summons (11/12/1831) to Ephesus(?) Brooks to appear before a Justice of the Peace of Pitt County to answer the charge that he owes Rickey(?) Moore $15.00.  (item #38)
      • Certified copy (2/1832) of the account of the sale of the property of William Moore, deceased.  (item #39)
      • Bill & settlement of debt (10/1/1832) of Whitmill Moore (b. 4/5/1798) by the administrators of his estate (his brother John Moore, and his brother-in-law Allen Hardee, who was married to Marina Moore).   (item #40)
    • Folder b
      Financial and legal documents pertaining to the Moore family, 1821-1902, undated
      • John Moore, Sr. accounts (1821-1847) for farming equipment, hiring a negro man, payment of accounts, sale of a barn, sale of property.   (item #1)
      • Bills and receipts (1833-1835) for legal expenses arising out of the settlement of the William Moore estate in the case of Moore v. Brown in the Pitt County, NC Superior Court.   (item #2)
      • Promissory note (3/8/1832) for Rickey Moore, (?) Brinkley, and John Moore to pay $100 to Gavin(?) Hay and George W. Mordicai(?) for role in the case of William Moore v. John S. Brown, paid in full 3/8/1834.  (item #3)
      • Receipt (11/5/1833) for $4.50 land tax paid by John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased.  (item #4)
      • Promissory note (6/4/1833) from Rickey Moore, Alfred Moore, James S. Clark (security), and William Clark (security) to pay the State Bank of North Carolina $280, paid 12/9/1833.  (item #5)
      • Bills and receipts (1833-1835) for legal expenses arising out of the settlement of the William Moore estate in the case of Moore v. Brown in the Pitt County, NC Superior Court.   (item #6)
      • Receipt (3/8/1834) for 12 shillings paid by John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased, for copies etc. in a suit against John S. Brown.  (item #7)
      • Receipt (9/3/1834) for $4.50 land tax paid by John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased.  (item #8)
      • Receipt (3/28/1835) for $5.55 to John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased, for petition against Luke Albritton(?).  (item #9)
      • Receipt (8/3/1835) for payment of $1.00 to Warren Nobles by John Moore for surveying related to William Moore's death.  (item #10)
      • John Moore assorted bills and receipts (1835-1859).   (item #11)
      • Receipt (9/7/1836) for witness expense bill of $10.00 paid to Asa Biggs in the case of John Moore v. John S. Brown.  (item #12)
      • Indenture (12/8/1837) between Alfred Moore and Mary Forrest (b. 1796) of Greene County, NC, and Allen Hardee and Francis Brooks, of Pitt County, NC, transferring 2 one-ninths part of a seine hole on the north side of the Tar River, which they inherited from Whitmill Moore.   (item #13)
      • Execution, receipts, & witness expenses bills (2/18/1837, 5/22/1841, 9/9/1841, 8/24/1843, 8/7/1845, 1/1/1847) in the case of John S. Brown v. John Moore.   (item #14)
      • Receipt (5/7/1840) for $2.00 to John Moore, executor of William Moore, for making statement for him in the case of Jepe H. Mooring.  (item #15)
      • Witness expense bill (9/1841) in the case of John S. Brown vs. Stephen Carny paid by John Moore 9/8/1841.  (item #16)
      • Receipt (11/14/1842) for payment of $1.95 to Hames McLeann(?) and Henry Bist(?) by John Moore, executor of William Moore, deceased.  (item #17)
      • Bill (9/11/1843) from Battle & Brothers, Rocky Mount, NC to Mssrs. Moore & Co. for Lime & Twine for $93.75.   (item #18)
      • Bills, receipts, and warrants (7/5/1843, 10/22/1843, 1/1/1844, 10/24/1847, 11/27/1847) for payment of John Moore's debts and expenses.   (item #19)
      • Receipt (8/9/1845) for payment $9.02, for 211 days of tutoring at 4.25 cents per day, for John Moore's 5 children by their tutor Joel F. Haines.   (item #20)
      • Farm equipment repair expenses and receipts (5/5/1843 & 9/26/1846) of John Moore (b. 3/29/1794-3/4/1859), son of William & Annis L. Moore.   (item #21)
      • Receipt (2/16/1847) for payment in full of account with Ottis Taft from April-August 1846 ($19.60).   (item #22)
      • Letter & Note ( 1/13/1847, 2/2/1848) from C. I. VanNoorden to John Moore regarding the costs of a Negro girl and a supply of rope, Pitt County, NC; Note from William Moore to C. I. VanNoorden for $40.   (item #23)
      • Promissory note (1/1/1856) for James A. Hanrahan to pay Albritton and Cherry $201.61, transferred to John Moore 7/10/1868.  (item #24)
      • Indenture (1/2/1856) between Henry V. Easton of Granville County, NC and John Moore of Pitt County, NC for land in Pitt County, NC.  (item #25)
      • Letter and account (6/21/1866) between William Moore and A. T. Bruce & Co., cotton factors and general commission merchants, for the sale of William Moore's cotton.  (item #26)
      • Summons (7/13/1867) to T. E. Randolph to appear before a Justice of the Peace of Pitt County to answer the charge that he owes J. J. Cherry $60.00.  (item #27)
      • Probate Court registration (5/11/1880) of the oath of J. B. Yellowby(?).  (item #28)
      • Receipt (3/25/1872) for payment of $100.00 to Rickey Moore.  (item #29)
      • Penetta (Penelope) Moore Tucker deed (11/11/1884) to Oliver Moore for $625.00 for 53 acres of land on the South side of the Tar River in Pitt County.   (item #30)
      • Receipts (9/7/1886, 8/1889).  (item #31)
      • a. John Moore bills for medical care and medicines with receipts (1/28/1889) for payments, 1880-1888; b. John Moore bills for medical care and medicines with receipts (1/28/1889) for payments, 1888-1889.   (item #32)
      • George Mason Tucker, owner of G. M. Tucker & Co., Wholesale Hats, Norfolk, VA, Letter to Rickey Moore (5/12/1902), regarding his current account.   (item #33)
      • Part of Pitt County, NC deed No. 856 (undated).  (item #34)
      • Part of a deed (undated) for land sold to Lawrance Anderson.  (item #35)
      • Part of a deed (undated) for land in North Carolina granted by King George.  (item #36)
      • Plat (undated) for Whitmill Moore and John Moore.  (item #37)
      • Account (undated) of Mr. Rickey Moore with the Greenville Banking and Trust Co. of Greenville, NC.  (item #38)
      • Survey & plat map (undated) of Lot No. 1 and Lot No. 2, adjacent to Bell Branch and Kitric Swamp.   (item #39)
2
J & M Moore Store
  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      Correspondence, financial and legal documents pertaining to the J & M Moore Store, 1859-Aug. 1871
      • J. M. Braxton statement of account (April 1858 - December 1859) with the J. & M. Moore store (John & Marcellus Moore); b. William Peebles, statement of account with J. & M. Moore store (9/16/1858 - 3/30/1860).   (item #1)
      • Randolph Moore account (1858-1861) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #2)
      • Charles White account (1858-1859) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #3)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1859-1861) for clothes, shoes, dog irons, saddle, whip, etc.   (item #4)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1860-1861).  (item #5)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1860-1861).  (item #6)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1860-1861).  (item #7)
      • Account (1861) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #8)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1861).  (item #9)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1861).  (item #10)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1861) and a promissory note for J. and M. Moore to pay Bostwick Sanger & Co. $359.69 within 6 months (3/23/1861).  (item #11e)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1861).  (item #12)
      • W. B. Eborn account (1861) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #13)
      • Parthenia Polland account (1860) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #14)
      • Elizabeth Polland account (1861) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #15)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1862-1866).  (item #16)
      • Correspondence (3/17/1866) to J. & M. Moore.  (item #17)
      • Correspondence (3/28/1866) to J. & M. Moore.  (item #18)
      • Legal document (6/13/1866) releasing J. & M. Moore from any actions against them.  (item #19)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1866-1867).  (item #20)
      • John Moore account (1866-1868) to Henry Fleming.  (item #21)
      • J. & M. Moore Store receipts (1867) and a promissory note (9/19/1867) for John Moore to pay Cole Poise(?) and Co. $352.43 within four months.  (item #22)
      • J. E. Randolph account (1867) with J. & M. Moore store, J. & M. Moore store receipts (1867), and a promissory note (10/3/1867) to pay $240.15 to E. S. Mills & Co. within four months.  (item #23)
      • Letter (3/11/1868) to D. Ripley Esq., care of Payne Herntington(?) Co., New Orleans, La, from J. & M. Moore store.  (item #24)
      • Notice of banktruptcy (2/4/1868) of Joseph Ringgold to J. & M. Moore.  (item #25)
      • Notice of banktruptcy (3/19/1868) of N. A. Cherry to J. & M. Moore.  (item #26)
      • Notice of banktruptcy (3/19/1868) of Robert W. Heines to J. & M. Moore.  (item #27)
      • Notices of Assignee (General Meeting of Creditors) in the matter of R. W. Hines, banktrupt (9/19/1868), L.D. Williams, banktrupt (12/29/1868), William H. May, banktrupt (9/21/1868), and James H. Forbes, banktrupt (9/21/1868), to J. & M. Moore.  (item #28)
      • Notice of banktruptcy (1/11/1868) of John H. Hines to J. & M. Moore.  (item #29)
      • Promissory note (1/14/1868) to pay Eliza T. May $100.  (item #30)
      • John Moore account (11/27/1869) with Melius, Trask & Ripley.  (item #31)
      • Receipt (3/8/1869) for full payment from John Moore to M. McMahon, and promissory note (11/23/1869) to pay $179.35 to Melius, Trask & Ripley within four months.  (item #32)
      • Receipt (1/1870) for $182.82 paid by John Moore to Evans, Gardner & Co.  (item #33)
      • Receipt (6/9/1870) for $28.38 paid by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.  (item #34)
      • Monthly statement (6/9/1870) of Halsted, Haines & Co. with John Moore.  (item #35)
      • Receipt (9/10/1870) for $82.00 paid to John Moore by Hartman and Whitehill.  (item #36)
      • B. F. Carns(?) account (1870-1871) with J. & M. Moore store.  (item #37)
      • Bill (1/14/1871) for $23.80 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &c.  (item #38)
      • Bill (1/16/1871) for $209.81 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #39)
      • Bill (1/23/1871) for $17.05 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #40)
      • Bill (1/24/1871) for $48.00 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #41)
      • Bill (2/6/1871) for $52.05 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &c.  (item #42)
      • Bill (2/21/1871) for $12.75 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #43)
      • Bill (3/16/1871) for $6.76 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #44)
      • Bill (3/18/1871) for $6.75 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #45)
      • Bill (3/18/1871) for $75.01 owed by John Moore to H. K. Thurber & Co., wholesale grocers.  (item #46)
      • Bill (3/21/1871) for $22.25 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #47)
      • Bill (3/24/1871) for $16.00 owed by John Moore to Hartman & Whitehill, clothiers, jobbers in cloths, cassimeres, &c., for one suit.  (item #48)
      • Bill (3/30/1871) for $109.63 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #49)
      • Bill (4/21/1871) for $80.03 owed by John Moore to D. W. Bonn & Co., manufacturers and dealers in all kinds of tobacco, snuffs, & segars.  (item #50)
      • Bill (5/8/1871) for $79.81 owed by John Moore to W. T. Harrison & Co., wholesale grocers and commision merchant.  (item #51)
      • Bill (5/13/1871) for $44.47 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #52)
      • Bill (5/31/1871) for $51.48 owed by John Moore to Sam'l Orendorf & Son, wholesale grocers, and dealers in liquors, wines, teas, spices, tobacco and cigars.  (item #53)
      • Receipt (7/3/1871) for $51.48 paid by John Moore to Sam'l Orendorf & Son, importers and jobbers in coffees, sugars, teas and syrups.  (item #54)
      • Bill (7/5/1871) for $126.09 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #55)
      • Bill (8/28/1871) for $47.90 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co., fruiterers and confectioners.  (item #56)
      • Bill (8/28/1871) for $158.68 owed by John Moore to Sam'l Orendorf & Son, wholesale grocers, and dealers in liquors, wines, teas, spices, tobacco and cigars.  (item #57)
      • Bill (8/29/1871) for $200.21 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell, & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #58)
      • Bill (8/29/1871) for $233.51 owed by John Moore to Hartman & Whitehill, clothiers and jobbers in cloths, cassimeres, &c.  (item #59)
      • Bill (8/29/1871) for $51.75 owed by John Moore to Morgan & Dorsey, flour, grain and general commission merchants.  (item #60)
      • Bill (8/31/1871) for $190.51 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #61)
    • Folder d
      Correspondence, financial and legal documents pertaining to the J & M Moore Store, Sept. 1871-1890, undated
      • Bill (9/1/1871) for $164.21 owed by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.  (item #1)
      • Bill (9/1/1871) for $550.65 owed by John Moore to Melius, Trask & Ripley, manufacturers and wholesale dealers in boots and shoes.  (item #2)
      • Bill (9/1/1871) for $37.25 owed by John Moore to E. S. Mills & Co.  (item #3)
      • Bill (9/1/1871) for $8.45 owed by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.  (item #4)
      • Bill (9/1/1871) for $20.57 owed by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.  (item #5)
      • Bill (9/2/1871) for $25.89 owed by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.  (item #6)
      • Bill (9/2/1871) for $61.21 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &c.  (item #7)
      • Bill (9/5/1871) for $16.45 owed by John Moore to Henry W. Duryee & Co., manufacturers, jobbers and importers of hats, caps, straw goods, &c.  (item #8)
      • Bill (9/5/1871) for $11.80 owed by John Moore to W. C. Peet &Co., manufacturers of ties, scarfs, &c.  (item #9)
      • Bill (9/6/1871) for $32.42 owed by John Moore to Halsted, Haines & Co.   (item #10)
      • Bill (9/28/1871) for $13.50 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #11)
      • Bill (9/30/1871) for $274.46 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #12)
      • Bill (10/2/1871) for $78.03 owed by John Moore to Tefft & Truesdell, commssion merchants.  (item #13)
      • Bill (10/6/1871) for $6.50 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co., fruiterers and confectioners.  (item #14)
      • Bill (10/7/1871) for $4.90 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &c.  (item #15)
      • Bill (10/7/1871) for $34.76 owed by John Moore to S. T. Knapp & Bros., wholesale grocers.  (item #16)
      • Bill (10/25/1871) for $77.42 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #17)
      • Receipt (10/30/1871) for $100.00 paid by John Moore to A. J. Morrisson, commssion merchant in bourbon and rye whiskeys, &c.  (item #18)
      • Bill (10/31/1871) for $20.25 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #19)
      • Bill (11/2/1871) for $7.00 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., commission merchant, and wholesale dealer in groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #20)
      • Bill (12/8/1871) for $43.91 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co., fruiterers and confectioners.  (item #21)
      • Receipt (1/29/1872) for $66.78 paid by John Moore to the Office of John Mayher.  (item #22)
      • Receipt (2/16/1872) for $15.00 paid by John Moore in relation to a bill of cost associated with case E. Moore against G. A. Dancy Adams.  (item #23)
      • Receipt (9/11/1872) for $45.12 paid by John Moore to the Offics of Conklin, Willis & Co.  (item #24)
      • Bill (7/19/1873) for $123.91 owed by John Moore to Wm. T. Harrison & Co., wholesale grocers and commission merchants, agents for the Hazard Powder Co. & Etiwan Guanos &c.  (item #25)
      • Letter (8/7/1873) to John Moore from Melsius, Trask & Ripley, boots and shoes, reminding Moore that he owes them money.  (item #26)
      • Bill (9/11/1873) for $275.65 owed by John Moore to Melius, Trask & Ripley, manufacturers and wholesale dealers in boots and shoes.  (item #27)
      • Bill (12/16/1873) for $38.97 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #28)
      • Bill (12/20/1873) for $53.50 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #29)
      • Bill (7/20/1874) for $30.50 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #30)
      • Bill (12/9/1874) for $41.43 owed by John Moore to W. E. and N. H. Camp, biscuit, cracker and cake bakers and candy manufacturers.  (item #31)
      • J. & M. Moore store receipts (1875).  (item #32)
      • Bill (5/9/1877) for $55.37 owed by John Moore to M. B. Clark & Bro., flour manufacturers and dealers.  (item #33)
      • Bill (8/6/1877) for $50.51 owed by John Moore to Hamburger Bros., manufacturers and wholesale tobacconists.  (item #34)
      • Bill (10/1/1877) for $8.97 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #35)
      • Part of a bill (10/12/1877) for money owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #36)
      • Bill (10/30/1877) for $33.90 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #37)
      • Bill (11/1/1877) for $40.25 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #38)
      • Bill (11/22/1877) for $108.61 owed by John Moore to S. T. Y E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #39)
      • Bill (11/22/1877) for $14.85 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co.fruiterers and confectioners.  (item #40)
      • Bill (11/24/1877) for $12.70 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #41)
      • Bill (12/3/1877) for $37.90 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #42)
      • Bill (12/14/1877) for $39.31 owed by John Moore to H. Wiswall, Jr., wholesale and retail dealer in flour, groceries, staple dry goods, boots and shoes.  (item #43)
      • Bill (12/19/1877) for $126.75 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co.  (item #44)
      • Bill (1/19/1878) for $7.75 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co., fruiterers and confectioners.  (item #45)
      • Bill (2/5/1878) for $245.55 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp.  (item #46)
      • Bill (3/21/1878) for $120.33 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #47)
      • Bill (3/21/1878) for $2.30 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #48)
      • Bill (3/21/1878) for $8.82 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #49)
      • Receipt (3/30/1878) for $7.75 paid by John Moore to Darby & Co., wholesale confectioners and fruiterers.  (item #50)
      • Bill (4/19/1878) for $67.93 owed by John Moore to M. L. T. Davis & Co., wholesale grocers.  (item #51)
      • Bill (7/20/1878) for $40.80 owed by John Moore to Hamburger Bros., tobacco manufacturers.  (item #52)
      • Bill (9/12/1878) for $111.24 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #53)
      • Bill (10/16/1878) for $120.64 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #54)
      • Bill (10/23/1878) for $7.80 owed by John Moore to M. L. T. Davis & Co., wholesale grocers.  (item #55)
      • Bill (11/12/1878) for $32.52 owed by John Moore to Early & Lane, wholesale dealers in woodware, brooms, rope, cordage, brushes, &c., importers and jobbers of crockery, china, glassware, lamps, &c.  (item #56)
      • Receipt (12/20/1878) for $50.00 paid by John Moore to M. L. T. Davis & Co., wholesale dealers in groceries, flour, fish & provisions.  (item #57)
      • Bill (4/5/1879) for $39.66 owed by John Moore to Darby & Co.  (item #58)
      • Bill (9/12/1879) for $33.40 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #59)
      • Bill (9/15/1879) for $119.00 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #60)
      • Receipt (9/16/1879) for $0.40 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Co.  (item #61)
      • Bill (9/25/1879) for $110.30 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #62)
      • Bill (9/29/1879) for $29.97 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &C.  (item #63)
      • Receipt (9/30/1879) for $4.90 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #64)
      • Receipt (10/7/1879) for $0.50 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #65)
      • Receipt (10/30/1879) for $69.22 paid by John Moore to P. T. George & Co.  (item #66)
      • Bill (11/12/1879) for $27.22 owed by John Moore to M. L. T. Davis & Co., wholesale grocers.  (item #67)
      • Receipt (11/14/1879) for $0.85 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #68)
      • Bill (12/5/1879) for $35.21 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #69)
      • Receipt (2/28/1880) for $7.55 paid by John Moore to Wilmington & Weldon Rail Road Co.  (item #70)
      • Receipt (2/27/1880) for $0.40 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #71)
      • Bill (4/12/1880) for $27.06 owed by John Moore to William Bryce & Co., importers of hardware, cutlery, guns, &c.  (item #72)
      • Bill (4/14/1880) for $33.75 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #73)
      • Promissory notes (8/16/1880, 8/19/1880) to pay $52.75 to Harriet Moore and $50.00 to Oliver Moore.  (item #74)
      • Bill (9/2/1880) for $56.52 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #75)
      • Bill (9/7/1880) for $144.47 owed by John Moore to Magovern & Co., wholesale dealers in boots and shoes of all kinds.  (item #76)
      • Bill (9/17/1880) for $110.22 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #77)
      • Bill (12/1/1880) for $23.94 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #78)
      • Receipt (12/3/1880) for $0.40 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #79)
      • Receipt (12/14/1880) for $5.75 owed by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #80)
      • Bill (12/17/1880) for $6.70 owed by John Moore to S. T. & E. J. Knapp, wholesale grocers.  (item #81)
      • Receipt (12/23/1880) for $0.65 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #82)
      • Receipt (12/27/1880) for $0.40 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #83)
      • Bill (2/21/1881) for $141.09 owed by John Moore to Hurst, Purnell & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods.  (item #84)
      • Receipt (2/26/1881) for $2.86 paid by John Moore to Old Dominion Steamship Company.  (item #85)
      • Promissory notes (3/31/1881, 8/5/1881) to pay $30.00 and $20.00 to Elizabeth Moore.  (item #86)
      • Bill (8/9/1881) for $33.85 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #87)
      • Bill (1885) for $6.00 owed by John Moore to Alfred Forbes, dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware and general merchandise.  (item #88)
      • Bill (12/23/1889) for $34.71 owed by John Moore to B. F. Baxter & Co., wholesale tobacconists.  (item #89)
      • Bill (2/27/1890) for $11.15 owed by (?) Moore to G. M. Tucker, dealer in General Merchandise.  (item #90)
      • Part of a bill or statement of account (undated) for $233.65.  (item #91)
Series 2 :
Genealogical Research Material
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      William and Annis Lewellyn Moore genealogical research
      William Moore (ca. 1754-1828) & Annis Llewellyn Genealogy (1990) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor. 27 items. 53 p. Notes: Annis (ca. 1770-1837) was the daughter of John Llewellyn, a Tory, from Martin County, NC.
    • Folder b
      Daughters of William and Annis Moore (Marina, Susannah, Lucinda, and Annis) geneaological research
      Moore Daughters: Marina, Susannah, Lucinda & Annis Genealogy (1994-2003) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 28 items. 55 p. Notes: Daughters of William Moore & Annis Llewellyn: Marina (1800-1937), Lucinda (1806-1874), Susannah (1803-1870s), Annis (1813-1837.
    • Folder c
      John Moore, Jr. genealogical research
      John Moore, Jr. Genealogy (n.d.) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 42 items. 57 p. Notes: John Moore, Jr. (1828-1888) was the son of John & Penelope Hardee Moore.
    • Folder d
      George Richard Marcellus Moore genealogical research
      George Richard Marcellus Moore Genealogy (2001-2003) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 43 items. 71 p. Notes: George Richard Marcellus Moore (1835-1888) was the son of William Moore, Jr. & Arcena Powell. Most of this material was provided by Lawrence Watts, a descendant.
    • Folder e
      Moore Family name genealogical research
      Moore Family Name General Information (1987-2004) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 21 items. 61 p.
    • Folder f
      Culpepper, Lewellyn, Mooring, Mayo, Grimes Families genealogical research
      Culpepper - Llewellyn - Mooring - Mayo - Grimes Family Genealogy (1987-2002) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 39 items. 96 p. Notes: Families related to Annis Llewellyn & Moore families.
    • Folder g
      Hardee Family genealogical research
      Hardee Family Genealogy (1983-1997) including transcripts, reproductions & photocopies of documents with notes by the donor, etc. 59 items. 214 p. Notes: Related to Brooks & Moore families.
    • Folder h
      "Some Moore Kin: Descendants of William and Annis Lewellyn Moore of Pitt and Greene Counties, North Carolina" Composed and compiled by Rachel Brooks Hord
      Some Moore Kin: Descendants of William and Annis Llewellyn Moore of Pitt and Greene Counties, North Carolina . . . Composed and compiled by Rachel Brooks Hord, Crescent City, FL 2003. Photocopy typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 item. 53 p.
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      James Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including notes, correspondence, lippings, plats, photocopies of research documents & published material. Note: JB (1720-1806) son of John Brooks; married Ruth ? Partially transcribed by the donor.
    • Folder b
      William Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, photocopies & transcripts of documents. Note: WB (1751/55 -1816) son of James Brooks; married Sarah Hardee.
    • Folder c
      Southey Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, clippings, notes, photocopies & transcripts of documents, etc. Note: SB (ca. 1779-prior to 1860) son of William & Sarah Hardee Brooks of Pitt County, NC; married Livinia (Livy) Moye; moved to Shelby County, TN; moved to Arkansas.
    • Folder d
      Moye Family. Genealogical Research File including notes, clippings, printed forms, photocopies & transcripts of documents, etc. Note: Related to Brooks family; moved from Pitt County, NC to Phillips County, Arkansas.
    • Folder e
      Francis Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, photocopies & transcripts of documents & photographic prints. Note: FB (1786-1874); son of William & Sarah Hardee Brooks; married (1) Elizabeth Hardee, (2) Mary Mills; See related Francis Brooks Papers #370.1-370.2.
    • Folder f
      Edwin Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, photocopies & transcripts of documents, photographic prints. Note: EB (1820-1863) son of Francis & Elizabeth H. Brooks; married to Martha Moore, daughter of John & Penelope Hardee Moore.
    • Folder g
      John Wilkes Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including clippings, correspondence, notes, photocopies & transcripts of documents, photographic prints, & printed material. Note: JWB (1856-1921) son of Edwin Brooks & Martha Moore.
    • Folder h
      Wilkes Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, clippings, photocopies & transcripts of documents, photographic prints, etc. Note: WB (1785-1849) son of William & Sarah Hardee Brooks of Pitt County, NC; moved to Memphis, TN; twin brother of Joseph Brooks; descendants of Wilkes & Martha Tucker Brooks..
    • Folder i
      Joseph Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, plats, photocopies & transcripts of documents, etc. Note: JB (1785-1835) son of William & Sarah Hardee Brooks of Pitt County, NC; moved to Shelby County, TN; twin brother of Wilkes Brooks; descendants of Wilkes & Martha Tucker Brooks.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      William Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, clippings, & print forms. Note: WB (1818-1868) son of Joseph Brooks & Jemima Cannon; moved from Pitt County, NC; moved to Shelby County, TN; then to Jefferson, TX; dies in California; married Matilda Hughes (1839-); 3 children: Martha, Robert J. & WIlliam.
    • Folder b
      Belvidere Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, clippings, photocopies & transcripts of documents, etc. Note: BB (1825-1862) son of Joseph Brooks & Jimima Cannon of Pitt County, NC; moved to Shelby County, TN; moved to Wheelock, TX.
    • Folder c
      Joseph Wilkes Brooks Family. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, clippings, printed forms, photocopies & transcripts of documents, etc. Note: JWB (1829-1916) son of Joseph Brooks & Jemima Cannon; originally from Pitt County, NC; moved to Shelby County, TN; moved to Waco, TX; married Josephine Smith (1835-1885) 11/5/1854.
    • Folder d
      Brooks Family of Tennessee. Genealogical Research File including correspondence, notes, clippings, typescripts, etc. Note: Dawkins, Ellis, Willis, descendants of Wilkes & Martha Tucker Brooks.
Series 3 :
Oversize Material
  • Oversize Folder os1
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    Financial and legal documents pertaining to the Moore Family, 1782-1879
    • Deed (10/21/1782) signed by Governor Alexander Martin for 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina bought by Benjamin Corey, and a seal.  (item #1)
    • Deed (10/13/1783) for 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina bought by Thomas Tildesley.  (item #2)
    • Deed (11/6/1784) signed by Governor Alexander Martin for 100 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina bought by John Simpson, and a seal.  (item #3)
    • Indenture (11/10/1787) for a parcel of land in Pitt County, North Carolina purchased by William Hellin from Right Tucker for 160 pounds.  (item #4)
    • Indenture (1/14/1794) between Alen Atkenson, sheriff of Pitt County, North Carolina, and Samuel Johnson.  (item #5)
    • Deed (12/13/1798) for 200 acres in Pitt County, North Carolina purchased by William Moore from the State of North Carolina.  (item #6)
    • Indenture (5/23/1815) between Joseph Branch and his wife, Susan Branch of Halifax County, and Hardy Smith of Pitt County, in which Hardy smith purchased a tract of land from Joseph and Susan Branch for $600.  (item #7)
    • Indenture (7/20/1818) between Samuel Simpson of Craven County, guardian of William H. Smith, John S. Smith, Ann E. Smith, and David R. Smith, and William Moore.  (item #8)
    • Indenture (8/8/1818) between Elisa Smith of Pitt County and William Moore of Pitt County.  (item #9)
    • Promissory notes ( 2/15/1820, 6/19/1822, 3/6/1823) of William Moore and a note (11/6/1818) written by Samuel Simpson.  (item #10)
    • Indenture (7/20/1820) between Samuel Simpson of Craven County and William Moore, in which William Moore purchased 1,594 acres in Pitt County, North Carolina from William H. Smith, John S. Smith, Ann E. Smith, and David R. Smith, of whom Samuel Simpson was guardian.  (item #11)
    • Indenture (4/21/1821) between John Stanly of Newbern and Jaems G. Sheppard of Greene County, North Carolina, in which Sheppard purchased a tract of land in Greene County from John Stanly for $325.  (item #12)
    • Indenture (3/6/1824) between Lawrence B. G. O'Brien of Hertford County, North Carolina, and Lewis Smith of Pitt County, North Carolina.  (item #13)
    • Indenture (3/19/1825) between Henry S. Taylor, Sheriff of Greene County, and John Mooring and son.  (item #14)
    • Indenture (3/22/1825) between Lewis Smith of Pitt County, North Carolina and Francis Brooks, in which Francis Brooks purchased a tract of land in Pitt County from Lewis Smith for $1,118.  (item #15)
    • Indenture (11/8/1827) between William Moore of Greene County, North Carolina and John Moore of Pitt County, North Carolina, in which John Moore purchased a tract of land in Pitt County from William Moore for $1,500.  (item #16)
    • Indenture (2/5/1850) between John Moore and William and Oliver Moore of Pitt County, North Carolina, in which John Moore purchased a tract of land in Pitt County from William and Oliver Moore for $1,300.  (item #17)
    • Indenture (1/22/1859) between Francis Brooks, Oliver Brooks, and William F. Brooks, and Edwin Brooks.  (item #18)
    • Indenture (11/6/1879) between Alfred and Elizabeth McGlohon and John Brooks.  (item #20)

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