[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

Date: March 18, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter written by Maud Fentress to her son David in which she congratulates David and Clara on their recent marriage. She gives advice on buying land; discusses recent gifts she has sent; she sends information on family and friends; and Anne's illness and the treatment she received.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

Date: 1858-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, in which she sends information on the welfare of family and friends; the cost of property; photographs recently taken; and a seed exchange.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[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.
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 Fentress, September 25, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 25, 1860]

Date: September 25, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress regarding a lawsuit; her health and that of her family; the weather; seeds; and a move to Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - March 1, 1856]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - March 1, 1856]

Date: 1856~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing a compromise for the "Jones suit" that she was able to work out with his Uncle John, other news from his uncle, and a note about the local doctor buying a 15-year-old girl.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

Date: October 21, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress in which she gives advice on the building of David's home. She gives details on the ownership of slaves and the division of property. She describes Jimmie's masquerade act. She also says that she will be sending seeds to Clara Fentress, David's wife. Maud updates David on who is in school, which schools, and the cost. Also included is news of family and friends.
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 her son David W. Fentress, November 12, 1859]

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

Date: November 12, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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