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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Serial/Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October]

Date: 185u-10
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress informing him that she has begun his package the way that he instructed her to. Tells him that it is a valuable bundle, and that she has also written to him twice. She discusses the naming of a child, and brags about David's wife Clara.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, June 20th]

[Letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, June 20th]

Date: 18uu-06-12
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, describing a man's poor health, items that she's sending to David's wife Clara, the weather, and the condition of his property.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from the 1850]

[Letter from the 1850]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter written by an unidentified author. The letter is extremely faded. It appears that the author is concerned about the fate of the Confederacy; Clara's involvement in church and school; and family news and expressions of affection.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of  a Letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, June 20th]

[Transcript of a Letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, June 20th]

Date: 18uu-06-20
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, describing a man's poor health, items that she's sending to David's wife Clara, the weather, and the condition of his property.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, July 8,1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, July 8,1864]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding war news and concern for her finances. He asks about the cane crops and talks about buying a horse.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 18, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 18, 1864]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the finances at home and clothing. He mentions the worth of Confederate money is low, his transfer out of the field, and asked Clara to write more often.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, August 4, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, August 4, 1863]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his sickness, how he is out of medicine but improvising to heal sick; going to move to new location to help with sickness. Tells her about the news of the war and politics. Believes end of war is close and England and France will recognize south as separate. Tells his opinion on Lincoln and the exemption fees. He received a commission. Also that men will go back to Texas to get more clothing, how to send clothing to him, telling her to help Aunt Mary with dying pants, he also offers advice on the agriculture at home- cattle, horses, and her father’s crops.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, June 2, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, June 2, 1864]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the situation at home (the peach orchard, spinning, and a spinning wheel), how to send letters to him, his experience in the army (his need for more clothing, his health, what food the unit is eating, and statistics of his unit), and war news.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, June 7, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, June 7, 1864]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his health, health of the unit,which he sends many soldiers to hospitals with guards. He mentions how the weather is not helping people get better and gives his wife advice on agriculture. He also mentions his wish for the end of the war.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, October]

Date: 186u-10
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress informing him that she has begun his package the way that he instructed her to. Tells him that it is a valuable bundle, and that she has also written to him twice. She discusses the naming of a child, and brags about David's wife Clara.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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