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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - August 4, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town.
Date: August 4, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Date: August 29, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Elvira Moore]

Description: First letter to Elvira Moore is from Mary A. Little regarding Little's current health and time in Paris, Texas. Second letter to Elvira Moore is from Charles B. Moore concerning Little's housing and family. Charles also wrote about how his current job was going and future job prospects.
Date: 1858-08-27/1858-08-29
Creator: Little, Mary A. & Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Typed Letter, August 8, 1917]

Description: Typed letter dated August 8, 1917. It is addressed to "My Dear Kiddies," and it is signed "Your loving Dubbie." The letterhead belongs to The L. B. Price Mercantile Company in Fort Worth, Texas, Office of D. Van Gieson, Field Mgr. The letter discusses the recipient's trip to Colorado and the writer's upcoming trip.
Date: August 8, 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Typed Letter, August 10, 1917]

Description: Typed letter dated August 10, 1917. It is addressed to "My dear Kiddies" and signed "Lovingly Dubbie," and it discusses plans for the writer's upcoming trip to Pueblo and recent news from friends. There is a note written in pencil on the back which says "Colorado letters Aug 1917." The letter mentions that a friend, Mrs. Banard, was "wanting to know how you and Ruthe were," which suggests that the letter is probably from Claude D. White to his wife and daughter, Linnet and Ruth, who have been traveling in Colorado around this time, according to other letters in the collection. There is a letterhead that says "The L.B. Price Mercantile Company Price Building Forth Worth, Tex."
Date: August 10, 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Warranty Deed, August 17, 1907]

Description: Warranty deed from Mrs. Eva Bryan and John Bryan to E. W. Powell and Bob Perryman involving the sale of two lots of land in Hagerman, Chaves County, New Mexico for the sum of $2000.00 on the 17th of August, 1907.
Date: August 17, 1907
Creator: Gayle, F. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections