[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 3, 1862]
  • Series Title The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969

Creator

  • Author: Fentress, Maud C.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

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

Date

  • Creation: 1862-02-03

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress telling him about day to day life. In her letter, she discusses the rising cost of goods and crops, and she also comments on the deaths of soldiers in the war, and asks him not to enlist. Towards the end of the letter, she gives him financial advice and includes the price of several commodities.
  • Physical Description: [4]p. ; 25 x 38 cm

Subject

  • 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
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Cotton
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Medicine - Hospitals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Camps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - United States Armed Forces - United States Army
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Food and Cooking
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance
  • Keyword: landlord
  • Keyword: measles
  • Keyword: death
  • Keyword: grief
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - African Americans
  • Keyword: freedmen
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Real Estate
  • Keyword: salt petre
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Fentress family -- Archives.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Coverage Date: 1862-02-03
  • Place Name: United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar

Relation

  • Is Transcription of: [Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 3, 1862], ark:/67531/metapth160311

Collection

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

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 29439240
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1043784
  • Accession or Local Control No: DWF_oversized_94-022
  • Call Number: HM. 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth182714

Note

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