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

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Title

  • Main Title [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]
  • Series Title The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969

Creator

  • Author: Fentress, Maud C.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: Webb, David
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Collection donated in 1976

Date

  • Creation: 1865-09-28

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: [7 p.] ; 25 x 40 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - Civil War
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Fentress family -- Archives.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Finance
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Medicine - Doctors
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Real Estate
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Stores - Grocery Stores
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Corn
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Swine
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Wheat
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Cotton
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Elected Officials
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Popular Culture
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Slavery
  • Keyword: freedmen
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Religion - Denominations - Catholic
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Religion
  • Named Person: Fentress, Jimmie
  • Named Person: Fentress, Frank
  • Named Person: Fentress, Kate
  • Named Person: Fentress, Sallie
  • Named Person: Coleman, Doctor
  • Named Person: Woods, Doctor
  • Named Person: Coleman, Alf
  • Named Person: Bills, L.
  • Named Person: Hill, Jerome
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Stores
  • Named Person: Peters, Clara
  • Named Person: Bills, Clara
  • Named Person: Yandell, Linnie
  • Named Person: Yandell, David
  • Named Person: Allison, Major
  • Named Person: Fentress, Maud C.
  • Named Person: Bills, Major
  • Named Person: Wood, Mrs. Robert
  • Named Person: Wood, Bod
  • Named Person: Smith, Tom
  • Named Person: Hill, Napoleon

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Coverage Date: 1865~
  • Place Name: United States - Tennessee - Shelby County - Memphis
  • Place Name: United States - Kentucky - Jefferson County - Louisville
  • Place Name: United States - Tennessee - Williamson County - Franklin
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
  • Place Name: United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar

Collection

  • Name: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
    Code: CWADP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Call Number: HM. 4
  • OCLC: 29439240
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1043784
  • Accession or Local Control No: DWF_oversized_94-031

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Expression 10000XL