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 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from W.H. Wood to David W. Fentress, May  5, 1856]

[Letter from W.H. Wood to David W. Fentress, May 5, 1856]

Date: May 5, 1856
Creator: Wood, W. H.
Description: Letter from W. H. Wood to David Fentress concerning the event of David's father dieing, someone being arrested, and the selling of a slave.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

Date: November 12, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she updates him on the activities of family and friends; her purchase of a mare; the search for land to buy; and the weather.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

Date: May 16, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

Date: May 14, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she requests more letters from him. She gives news of her health. The Episcopal convocation and baptisms are discussed. Maud gives news of their family and friends; asks after David's baby; and requests news of his crops.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, January 4, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, January 4, 1859]

Date: 1859-01~
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David on the birth of David and Clara's child. She also discusses the hiring out of slaves; the division of land; and an update on family and friends.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, October 8, 1859 ]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, October 8, 1859 ]

Date: October 8, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion about Mag which details her travels and her request to live with Maud for the remainder of her pregnancy; news about Anne and Eliza's health; a discussion about Maud trying to sell her horse in order to buy Sallie from David if Neely does not buy her; a dialogue about the possibility of a trip to Texas with Clara Bills which depends on McNeal's decision to make his way to Texas from 'Orleans'; Maud's concerns about traveling and leaving Kate and Sallie; news about the fair in Bolivar; an update on family and friends; and news about the health of family and friends.
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[Letter from Kate Fentress to David Fentress, February 11, 1866]

[Letter from Kate Fentress to David Fentress, February 11, 1866]

Date: February 11, 1855
Creator: Fentress, Kate
Description: Letter from Kate Fentress to her brother David Fentress in which she she discusses her students, news of the war, recent deaths of soldiers, and family news.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - August 10, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - August 10, 1859]

Date: August 10, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the gifts she has sent his daughter; the potential purchase of David's mare by Maud; a fight among people they know; the weather and what to wear; and news of family and friends.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]

Date: September 6, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter is from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: sending Kate off to school in Nashville,Maud's feelings about her children growing up, receiving Mary Tate's letter from White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, a dialogue about her stolen chickens,a conversation about Sallie starting school with Miss Hunt as her teacher and information about Jimmie and Willie's schooling, news about the weather,news about 'Aunt Mag' and her trip to Austin,a discussion about receiving no information on Wallace and his safe arrival,a dialogue about 'the babies dress and bonnets', and town news from Bolivar.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

Date: January 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who returned with "his wife's big fortune," his purchase of slaves, and an estimation of his remaining fortune.
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