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Letter to Mary Jones, 13 July 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 13, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson

Letter to Colonel Allen, 15 October 1859

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: October 15, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: October 25, 1859
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter to Mary Jones, 21 July 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 21, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson

Letter to Mary Jones, 10 February 1870

Description: Letter from Josephine Whiteside to the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: February 10, 1870
Creator: Whiteside, Josephine

Letter to Cromwell Jones, 25 February 1870

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: February 25, 1870
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 1887

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1887
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 28 March 1889

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: March 28, 1889
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter to W. Richardson, 13 July 1858

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 13, 1858
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

Letter to Mary Jones, 8 November 1871

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: November 8, 1871
Creator: Jones, C. Anson

Letter to Mary Jones, 10 August 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: August 10, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson

Letter to Appleton & Co., 9 November 1860

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: November 9, 1860
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife stating that his brigade has been furloughed and requesting that she come to collect him in Bastrop. He has been sick since the party at Colonel Groce's and she needs to bring a wagon or ambulance to move him.
Date: February 27, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the order from Captain Weir stating that the men are to report to their captains in their respective counties. He writes of his plans to return home. He also gives an update on his health.
Date: February 22, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara to give her information on where to send her letters to him. He also gives news on the categories of soldiers that are being granted furloughs. There is a note on the back, dated May 30, that gives an update on his health and news of the war.
Date: 1864-05-26/1864-05-30
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books.
Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
Date: August 16, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers.
Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his aunt in which he catches up on family news and comments on the daughter he has not yet met. He says that he sent a prescription to his wife to help heal her facial problem. He says he told William Berry of his son's death. Then he recounts speculation on Clara Berry's association with Dr. Van Dorn. He notes that a plantation house has been turned into a hospital and that one third of his men are sick.
Date: July 21, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress,1863]

Description: Partial letter from David Fentress to an unknown recipient. In the letter he describes his new location near bayous and lakes, and compares it to Brazos Bottom. He also discusses the living arrangements of him and his men, and mentions that he has lost one man in his time there. He ends the letter hoping to be home by Christmas.
Date: 1863
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Description: Letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.
Date: July 27, 1863

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 10, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara which starts out with a description of his health. He recounts the his encounters with the people living near his camp; the cost of housing; eating with Captain Weir; and the cost of common goods.
Date: February 10, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from from David Fentress to his wife Clara, c.1864]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara that is badly faded. Most of the letter cannot be read. It appears that in one place he says that he plans to stay at his post out of a sense of duty. It also appears that he sends his love to his wife and children.
Date: 1864
Creator: Fentress, David