[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description:

Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 28, 1865
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 2
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 28, 1865
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Shelby County - Memphis
Place
United States - Kentucky - Jefferson County - Louisville
Place
United States - Tennessee - Williamson County - Franklin
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Place
United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1865~  
Description:

Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.

Physical Description:

[7 p.] ; 25 x 40 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): freedmen
Contributor(s):
Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM. 4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-031
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160320
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text