[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.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s):
Creation Date: March 4, 1858
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: March 4, 1858
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Place
United States - Texas - Caldwell County - Prairie Lea
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
1856~  
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.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): gifts
Contributor(s):
Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Relation (Has Version ): Has version: [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress March 4, 1858], DWF_94-001-002 , ark:/67531/metapth182642/
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM. 4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_94-001-002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160231
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text