[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description:

Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.

Creator(s): Fentress, David
Location(s):
Creation Date: December 21, 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: December 21, 1864
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1864~  
Description:

Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.

Physical Description:

[2]p. ; 25 h x 20 w in cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): salary | yellow fever | Christmas
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): [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864], DWF_94-010-010, ark:/67531/metapth182682/
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_94-010-010
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160272
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text