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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 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 the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.

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

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Fentress, Maud C. July 11, 1860.

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Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.

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

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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - July 11, 1860]

Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.

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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860], DWF_oversized_94-020, ark:/67531/metapth160309

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  • July 11, 1860

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  • Sept. 1, 2011, 12:39 p.m.

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Fentress, Maud C. [Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860], letter, July 11, 1860; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182712/: accessed December 11, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.