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[Letter from David Smith to Daughter, April 21, 1852]

Description: Letter from David Smith to his daughter and someone else. He writes about the prices of cattle, horses, and the price of Beef. He also mentions wheat crops, corn, and coming home at end of May.
Date: 1852-04-21~
Creator: Smith, David
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from William D. Shrewsbury to H. A. Hamner, Novemer 25, 1858]

Description: Letter from William D.Shrewsbury to H.A. Hamner regarding Salt Springs in Jack County and the "Galveston News." Shrewsbury then asks 12 questions regarding the Salt Springs. Shrewsbury showed interest in salt production and in Kanawha Salines Virginia.
Date: November 25, 1858
Creator: Shrewsbury, William D.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard Jr., October 15, 1859]

Description: Letter from H. W. Raglin to A. D. Kennard Jr. regarding the service requests of both M. (Michael) Kennard and A.D. Kennard and how those requests are doing. He also mentions prices on food and transportation.
Date: 1859-10-15~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Michael M. Kennard to A.D Kennard, February 25, 1860]

Description: Letter from Michael M. Kennard to his brother, A.D Kennard, updating him on how the community is doing. He describes his mother's sale of a house, and dividing the Negros among the children. He also includes the price of corn, and other details including how stock throughout the county have died because of the rough winter.
Date: February 25, 1860
Creator: Kennard, Michael M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard, November 9, 1860]

Description: Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard regarding a patent, office fees, and the costs for surveys. Ragling says he will send the other surveys as soon as issued, asks who is representing Mr. Kennard and gives an update on the local elections.
Date: 1860-11-09~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Minutes of Public Meeting, December 11,1860]

Description: Public Meeting at Buchanan. Four resolutions made at this meeting. First resolution to form companies, the second and third resolutions on who to lead companies and last for who will be on the Munitions Committee and get munitions.
Date: 1860-12-11~
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A.D. Kennard to his brother, January 4, 1861]

Description: Letter from A.D. Kennard to his brother discussing his mother staying with Mr. Fanthorp. He mentions that his wife and children have been visiting in Houston. The crop failures are causing him financial difficulty and his legal work goes well, but people can't pay because of the crop failure. He shows his support for secession, he expresses wishes for the return of the "Lone Star Republic," and he discusses his unhappiness with a "Black Republican President."
Date: January 4, 1861
Creator: Kennard, A. D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Subscription Receipt, July 10, 1861]

Description: Subscription for Mr. Kennard detailing copper, powder, blankets and other things. The text appears to say "Gran[...] Te[x]t, Jny 10th 1861, A D Kinard To the Subscription of I.Seurl[oc]k & Co., Taken up in the following Articles To Wit..."
Date: January 10, 1861
Creator: I. Seurlock & Co.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. M. Kennard to A. D. Kennard, December 18, 1861]

Description: Letter from M.M. Kennard to A.D. Kennard writing about the family doing well, John Fanthorp is getting married, his son died of typhoid fever, and is giving his son's mare to A.D. Kennard's son Mark.
Date: 1861-12-18~
Creator: Kennard, M. M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. S. Kennard, February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his mother regarding the letter he received from her and Jenni. He mentions the health of everyone, and he also mentions a case where a hundred were killed.
Date: 1862-02-02~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections