[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
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Conner alias Boyd, cause no. 1858, 1886

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Conner alias Boyd, cause no. 1858, 1886

Date: 1886
Creator: Deen, J. T.
Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Conner alias Boyd, accused of theft of a horse, filed September 15, 1886. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Muchinson, and an arrest warrant for Conner alias Boyd. There is a document labeled cause no. 1858 but it appears to belong to cause no. 1857.
Contributing Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Tom and John Smith, cause no. 1857 and no. 1557, 1886

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Tom and John Smith, cause no. 1857 and no. 1557, 1886

Date: 1886
Creator: Deen, J. T.
Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Tom and John Smith, accused of theft of a horse, filed September 15, 1886. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Muchinson, a letter from the Sherrif of Kaufman County, a bail bond, subpoenas, an arrest warrant for Tom and John Smith, an application for attachments, and witness attachments and bonds.
Contributing Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office
[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: 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
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives