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

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  • Main Title [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]
  • Series Title The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969


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


  • Creation: 1864-12-07


  • English


  • Content Description: 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."
  • Physical Description: [1]p. ; 25 h x 20 w in cm.


  • 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.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Coverage Date: 1864-12-07
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Washington County - Brenham


  • Is Version Of: [Letter from David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" Clara Fentress December 7, 1864],DWF_94-010-015 , ark:/67531/metapth160277


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


  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter


  • Text


  • OCLC: 29439240
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1043784
  • Accession or Local Control No: DWF_94-010-015
  • Call Number: HM. 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth182686


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