[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

One of 211 letters in the series: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969 available on this site.

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Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 31 x 20 cm.

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Fentress, Maud C. September 26, 1859.

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Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.

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[2] p. ; 31 x 20 cm.

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  • Has version: [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - September 26, 1859 ], DWF_94-002-006, ark:/67531/metapth182648

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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.

Has version: [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - September 26, 1859 ], DWF_94-002-006, ark:/67531/metapth182648

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Fentress, Maud C. [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ], letter, September 26, 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160237/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.