[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, December 7, 1864]

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 the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."

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Fentress, David December 7, 1864.

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Letter from the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."

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[1]p. ; 25 h x 20 w in cm.

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  • [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" Clara Fentress December 7, 1864], DWF_94-010-015, ark:/67531/metapth182686

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]

Transcript of a letter from the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" Clara Fentress December 7, 1864], DWF_94-010-015, ark:/67531/metapth182686

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  • December 7, 1864

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, December 7, 1864], letter, December 7, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160277/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.