[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1865]

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 David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.

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Fentress, David May 19, 1865.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.

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

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Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 19, 1865] DWF_94-011-009, ark:/67531/metapth182692

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  • May 19, 1865

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1865], letter, May 19, 1865; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160286/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.