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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Bexar County, TX
 Serial/Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 7, 1865]

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

Date: May 7, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 15, 1865]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 15, 1865]

Date: April 15, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, describing various aspects of his life, including gifts he has purchased for her, as well as his current living conditions. He also includes details about plants that he has seen.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara. May 29, 1865]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara. May 29, 1865]

Date: May 29, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 30, 1865]

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

Date: May 30, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, May 6, 1865]

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

Date: May 6, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1865]

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

Date: May 19, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

Date: April 25, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing a recent purchase he made for gifts for her and the family. He also discusses his personal finances and requests that she assist him in tailoring a uniform. He also includes his shopping list, which describes each item and it's cost.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara Fentress requesting money to purchase a saddle as well as urging her to write him more regularly. Towards the end of the letter, he tells her that he has read that several foreign nations have begun to recognize the confederacy and he also speculates on the events of the war.
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
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