[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ]

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 Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; ... continued below

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Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.

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[4]p. ; 25 x 38 cm.

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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.

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Is Version of [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ], DWF_oversized_94-013, ark:/67531/metapth160302

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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ], letter, May 16, 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182705/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.