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 County: Hardeman County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 4, 1865]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 4, 1865]

Date: February 4, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to move home for the sake of his family. She also updates him on local life, telling him of improvements that have been made in the town and business. In addition, to gives him updates on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, December 4, 1865]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, December 4, 1865]

Date: December 4, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress urging him to raise godly children and to pursue a life of piety. She also updates him on the lives of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

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

Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

[Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Date: September 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

Date: 1858-07~
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, in which she sends information on the welfare of family and friends; the cost of property; photographs recently taken; and a seed exchange.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

Date: March 18, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter written by Maud Fentress to her son David in which she congratulates David and Clara on their recent marriage. She gives advice on buying land; discusses recent gifts she has sent; she sends information on family and friends; and Anne's illness and the treatment she received.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 1, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 1, 1858]

Date: September 1, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her son, David Fentress, concerning her gathering seeds for him; the amount of money she can raise and send to him; the trial of Allick Neilson for rape; the condition of the crops; and an update on the health and activities of friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - September 29, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - September 29, 1858]

Date: September 29, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she expresses concern that he has not received a check she sent him. She says she will be sending him seeds. She also updates her son on the news of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

Date: October 21, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress in which she gives advice on the building of David's home. She gives details on the ownership of slaves and the division of property. She describes Jimmie's masquerade act. She also says that she will be sending seeds to Clara Fentress, David's wife. Maud updates David on who is in school, which schools, and the cost. Also included is news of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives