[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress, June 6, 1860]

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 Fentress to her son David regarding his crop failure in Texas. She gives updates on the activities of friends and family. She also discusses schooling and teaching the children skills. Maud wishes David success with his raising stock. She also questions whether she should move to Texas or stay where she is.

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[3]p. ; 25 x 39 in cm.

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Creator: Unknown. June 6, 1860.

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Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding his crop failure in Texas. She gives updates on the activities of friends and family. She also discusses schooling and teaching the children skills. Maud wishes David success with his raising stock. She also questions whether she should move to Texas or stay where she is.

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[3]p. ; 25 x 39 in cm.

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Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding his crop failure in Texas. She gives updates on the activities of friends and family. She also discusses schooling and teaching the children skills. Maud wishes David success with his raising stock. She also questions whether she should move to Texas or stay where she is.

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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress, June 6, 1860], letter, June 6, 1860; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182709/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.