[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862]

Description:

Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress telling him about day to day life. In her letter, she discusses the rising cost of goods and crops, and she also comments on the deaths of soldiers in the war, and asks him not to enlist. Towards the end of the letter, she gives him financial advice and includes the price of several commodities.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s): United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Creation Date: February 3, 1862
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: February 3, 1862
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1862~  
Description:

Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress telling him about day to day life. In her letter, she discusses the rising cost of goods and crops, and she also comments on the deaths of soldiers in the war, and asks him not to enlist. Towards the end of the letter, she gives him financial advice and includes the price of several commodities.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 25 x 38 cm

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): landlord | measles | death | grief | freedmen | salt petre
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 Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 3, 1862], DWF_oversized_94-022, ark:/67531/metapth182714
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-022
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160311
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text