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 Serial/Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

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

Date: March 18, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 19, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 19, 1865]

Date: May 19, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 7, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 7, 1865]

Date: May 7, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding her wool, his cold, and the losses of their peach trees and grapes. He requests that she send bucket butter at the first opportunity.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - June 30, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - June 30, 1858]

Date: June 30, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news for Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a financial agreement between Maud and David, a dialogue about buying a "place for herself" if her current place "falls" to Jimmie or Frank if they marry; a discussion concerning Mr. Wood who was closing Balam's estate; a discussion of religion; a dialogue detailing gifts given to Maud by Mrs. Neely; and an update on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress,  May 6, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, May 6, 1865]

Date: May 6, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara requesting various things, including food, linens and a horse. He also discusses the lumber market and mentions being ill.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

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

Date: 1858-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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
[Transcript of Letter from from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 30, 1865 ]

[Transcript of Letter from from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 30, 1865 ]

Date: May 30, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which lists the items he has sent her. He also sends and toothbrush as well as instructions on keeping her teeth polished. He states he has sold 3 cords of wood for $5.00 a cord. He has not purchased olive oil because it is so expensive.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]

Date: August 8, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress discussing personal finances. She tells him how much she misses him, and also includes information on family and friends. Towards the end of the letter she discusses various fruits and crops.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from M. C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from M. C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]

Date: May 31, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses financial arrangements to buy land and what her son will raise on his land. She also fills him in on family activities and health.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 29, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 29, 1865]

Date: May 29, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara. He states that he is copying all his notes. He also received a present of a pound of butter. Most of the letter is faded and is difficult to read
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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