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

Description: 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.
Date: September 10, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to Jennie Kennard, June 6, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard, to his sister Jennie updating her on his current living situation. He describes how often he has been traveling, and he also mentions how he is in need of a wagon. He tells her about a skirmish that resulted in the death of 200 Yankees. He also promises to send her needles if he finds the correct size.
Date: June 6, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother, Sarah Kennard from Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas discussing his marching from Dangerfield and their continued marching into Little Rock to meet up with his regiment. Mentions meeting soldiers who were discharged because of their age. He met several soldiers in Washington who were in his company and left behind because of sickness and Mart White, who had died. He also discusses the high prices of corn and paper.
Date: June 11, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S. & Kennard, Sarah
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, October 12, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother from Camp Hope, Arkansas, saying he was getting well and had stayed with the sick in camp while the rest of the men marched to the White River. Two men from other regiments died on the prairie and the men from his company had marched in a cold rain, marching in water and mud from the top of their shoes, up to knee height. Uncle George was riding a horse back home, Uncle John is in good health, Bill Harris is getting well, Bill Hadley is well, and Captain Shannon went to the White River where he got sick and remains for now. Colonel A. Nelson was promoted to brigadier general and took sick and died.
Date: October 12, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
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

[Letter from John Dowell, April 20, 1876]

Description: Letter from John Dowell notifying the recipient of the new legislation on pensions for the soldiers or volunteers of the war between Texas and Mexico. Dowell is offering his services if the recipient believes that he qualifies for the pension.
Date: 1876-04-20~
Creator: Dowell, John
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Joseph Graham to Thomas Westbrook, May 9th, 1862]

Description: Letter from Jos. Graham to Thomas Westbrook movement of company that is camped 9 miles west of Clarksville and on its way to Little Rock, Arkansas. Fears that company may be dismounted and have to continue without horses. Asks about Rachel Kennard. Discusses successful battle at Yorktown and the enemies possession of New Orleans. Mentions leaving 9 men behind at Bonham because of illness.
Date: May 9, 1862
Creator: Graham, Jos. & Westbrook, Thomas
Item Type: Letter
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 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 Phillip Sanders to A. D. Kennard, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from Phillip Sanders to A.D. Kennard from Camp Young, Austin County, saying the boys are well except a few who have mumps. He is concerned that his company will disband and is discussing the other possibilities, maybe joining J. Wats. He has heard nothing from David S. Kennard since arriving.
Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Sanders, Phillip
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
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

[Page of homework, undated]

Description: A practice sheet for English. Indicative past and present tenses, subjective past and present tenses,potential past and present present tenses and the indicative past and present again are all on the sheet. Also there is a small receipt at the bottom of the first page.
Date: 18??
Item Type: Text
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