[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

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

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Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.

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[2]p. ; 22 X 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. November 12, 1862.

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Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.

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[2]p. ; 22 X 28 cm.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.

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  • November 12, 1862

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862], letter, November 12, 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182660/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.