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The Alamo, and other poems

The Alamo, and other poems

Date: [1906]
Creator: Berry, Viola Riley
Description: Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter to Henry and Salina, August 19, 1881]

[Letter to Henry and Salina, August 19, 1881]

Date: August 19, 1881
Creator: unknown
Description: They saw Sam Thornhill and Add Nimmo and spent Saturday night at Sam's. He dropped Mary off at home Sunday and went back to meet Mrs. Susan Thornhill. Jim got married and John lives in Knoxville with his wife and six kids and owns a furniture store. He speculates that Tom and Alice Thornhill will get married. Mary and Dinky visited Abe Franklin. Abe is farming and carpentering. They went to visit their Uncle John, who is doing well. John is running a mill for $75 a month. They visited Sally who wants to see Henry and visit Texas. John and Sally's daughter played some music. They spent an hour with Billy's widow, Kate Moore. Uncle Sam Wallace is not doing well and in his will he already promised a few things to some people, but the rest would go amongst his relations. He is sorry to hear of all the drought damage for the cotton farmers. He prays for rain for Henry's crops.
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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
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