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Letter to Colonel Allen, 15 October 1859

Letter to Colonel Allen, 15 October 1859

Date: October 15, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859

Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859

Date: October 25, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Letter to W. Richardson, 13 July 1858

Letter to W. Richardson, 13 July 1858

Date: July 13, 1858
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Anson Jones. Obituary. 1858

Anson Jones. Obituary. 1858

Date: January 1, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Obituary of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]

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

Date: August 8, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: 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
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 4, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 4, 1859]

Date: August 4, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress,  August 29, 1859 ]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859 ]

Date: August 29, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, June 30, 1858]

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

Date: June 30, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: 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
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