Material (1805-1885) related to Augustus Moore (1803-1851), his wife Susan Maria Jordan Armistead Moore (1812-1884), and their son William Armistead Moore (1831-1884) includes correspondence, court records, land records, clippings, broadsides, newspapers, speeches, and a letterpress book. Also material related to earlier family members William Armistead and Charles Moore Jr. & Sr. includes a 1791 estate sale, and genealogy notes.
Material (1841-1912) related to John Armistead Moore (1846-1888), son of Augustus Moore and Susan Maria Jordan Armistead Moore, and his wife Mary Frances Skinner Moore (1850-1928). Includes insurance policies, clippings, correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, legal records, land records, an 1866 student's drawing book (Patapsco Female Institute, Maryland) and an 1865 autograph book, receipts, and 2 Episcopal Books of Common Prayer (1 is a gift inscribed for 1866) and a Bible belonging Mary Skinner Moore. Many of these materials were found in Mary S. Moore's lap desk.
Material (1882-1967) related to Carrie Helen Moore (1885-1958), daughter of John Armistead Moore and Mary Frances Skinner Moore, including 2 Bibles (1 received in 1899), 1913 and 1923 editions of publications regarding the history of the Stars and Bars CSA flag, a 1913 cookbook put out by Holy Innocents Church in Henderson, N.C., estate papers, correspondence, clippings and articles related to the history of St. Alban's Episcopal Church and Littleton, N.C., UDC and school certificates, school papers, her 1904 high school annual The Muse from St. Mary's School in Raleigh, N.C., Book of Common Prayer and Hymnal received in 1913, a 1920 Hymnal, and an 1882 autograph book.
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Postcards (1906-1917) including greeting cards, holiday cards, humorous cards, scenic shots and cards depicting, Edinburgh in Scotland, Cuba, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, and Philadelphia, Pa., Baltimore, Md., N.Y., Va., N.C., and Fla., among other states.
This box contains oversize items including a 1766 land indenture between Benjamin Scarbrough and Joshua Skinner, both of Perquimans County, N.C., documents related to William Armistead Moore's tenure as a U.S. Commissioner for the Universal Exposition of 1878 at Paris, an 1871 document certifying William A. Moore's appointment by the governor of N.C. as a judge of the Superior Court for the Second District, documents (1852, 1853) certifying that William A. Moore is approved to practice as an Attorney in the County Courts and the Superior Courts in N.C., the September 22, 1882, issue of The Albemarle Enquirer of Edenton, N.C., and a letter (1873) from Augustus Moore in Edenton to his wife Susan A. Moore at Nags Head, N.C. The remaining items are photocopies of remnants of letters that were severely damaged by melted plastic and dampness causing extreme fading of the ink used and disintegration of the letters into pieces.