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

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

Date: August 8, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a 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.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 14, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 14, 1862]

Date: February 14, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress describing the mood in town after several confederate losses. She pleads with him to not join the Army, and updates him on family and friends.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860]

Date: July 11, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 27, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 27, 1862]

Date: February 27, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress, describing her fear after several confederate losses. She comments on the recent battles, tells him of her concerns, and pleads with him to not join the Army.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862]

Date: February 3, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress telling him about day to day life. In her letter, she discusses the rising cost of goods and crops, and she also comments on the deaths of soldiers in the war, and asks him not to enlist. Towards the end of the letter, she gives him financial advice and includes the price of several commodities.
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[Transcript of Letter  from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 2, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 2, 1865]

Date: February 2, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress encouraging him to write her. She claims that she has not heard from him in two years, and tells him news of friends, family and the wars' impact on the local community.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

Date: November 12, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she updates him on the activities of family and friends; her purchase of a mare; the search for land to buy; and the weather.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

Date: May 16, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

Date: May 14, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she requests more letters from him. She gives news of her health. The Episcopal convocation and baptisms are discussed. Maud gives news of their family and friends; asks after David's baby; and requests news of his crops.
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