[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her family, October 10,1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her family, October 10,1863]

Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 10, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 10, 1862]

Date: March 10, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, updating him on the events of the war and their impacts on the community, and pleading with him to write her more regularly. She also gives him news of family and friends. She also includes information on the lack of availability and rising cost of goods.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

Date: February 19, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she sends news of the battle at Fort Donaldson, Tennessee. She gives her opinion of the news of the war and the generals. She says she longs to see the men drafted as there are men who are "loafing and drinking" who should be compelled to fight. She describes the capture of Confederate soldiers. She ends the letter with family news.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, November 30, 1861]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, November 30, 1861]

Date: November 30, 1861
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses Frank's illness; the problems Jimmie has had in his Company; and the reluctance of some men to go to war. She tells him the current price of swine. She continues to give a description of the division of Union and Confederacy supporters around her. She finishes the letter with news of the war, the shortage of physicians, and the people she knows who are unwell.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 4,1869]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 4,1869]

Date: August 4, 1869
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, detailing local activities in Bolivar, Tennessee including information about crops, local marriages, and the management of the John Fentress Estate. In addition she mentions various people's children and how they are growing up.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, October 8, 1859 ]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, October 8, 1859 ]

Date: October 8, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion about Mag which details her travels and her request to live with Maud for the remainder of her pregnancy; news about Anne and Eliza's health; a discussion about Maud trying to sell her horse in order to buy Sallie from David if Neely does not buy her; a dialogue about the possibility of a trip to Texas with Clara Bills which depends on McNeal's decision to make his way to Texas from 'Orleans'; Maud's concerns about traveling and leaving Kate and Sallie; news about the fair in Bolivar; an update on family and friends; and news about the health of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress February 4, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress February 4, 1865]

Date: February 4, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to move home for the sake of his family. She also updates him on local life, telling him of improvements that have been made in the town and business. In addition, to gives him updates on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from  Maud C. Fentress to one of her sons, October 19, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to one of her sons, October 19, 1862]

Date: October 19, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to one of her sons- it is unclear if she's writing to David or Frank Fentress. In the letter she gives updates of the wars' effects on the local people and community. She gives updates on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Date: 1863-09~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, April 29, 1860 ]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, April 29, 1860 ]

Date: April 29, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David to her son describing the health of family members; the courtship of William and the widow Polk; her social life and the activities of her church; home repair and her need for a new well; Buster Belcher's denial in the sending an "impudent Valentine" and how rudely Kate has treated him. She requests information on his prospect for a good crop and "for making an easy living out there."
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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