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 County: Bexar County, TX
[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
[Book title list]

[Book title list]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: List of religious books with T. R. Lee, Gallatin, Tennessee at the top. Other side of paper is a note about glasses for Ida Montresson in San Antonio.
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 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 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 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
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress,  April 15, 1865]

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

Date: April 15, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress,  April 25, 1865]

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

Date: April 25, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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
[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

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

Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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
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