[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

One of 49 letters in the series: A. D. Kennard Family Papers, 1842-1884 available on this site.

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Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Kennard, David S. September 10, 1862.

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Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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  • September 10, 1862

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Kennard, David S. [Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862], letter, September 10, 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182776/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.