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 County: Hardeman County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress, November 12, 1859]

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

Date: November 12, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress, June 6, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress, June 6, 1860]

Date: June 6, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding his crop failure in Texas. She gives updates on the activities of friends and family. She also discusses schooling and teaching the children skills. Maud wishes David success with his raising stock. She also questions whether she should move to Texas or stay where she is.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W.Fentress, June 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W.Fentress, June 1860]

Date: June 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she commiserates with him on the heavy rains he has received in Texas. She plans to send David jelly and canned fruit. She states that other members of the family wish to move to Texas. She tells David that Frank wishes to make up with him and possibly move to Texas. She updates David on news about friends and family.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 10, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 10, 1860]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the visit of friends. Maud is sending a trunk of presents to David and his family that includes preserves, clothing, and seeds. She regrets that he is selling his buggy. She also discusses the digging of a new well. She ends with updates on the activities of friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860]

Date: July 11, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - March 1, 1856]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - March 1, 1856]

Date: 1856~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing a compromise for the "Jones suit" that she was able to work out with his Uncle John, other news from his uncle, and a note about the local doctor buying a 15-year-old girl.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Date: September 26, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 25, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 25, 1860]

Date: September 25, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress regarding a lawsuit; her health and that of her family; the weather; seeds; and a move to Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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