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[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard Jr, June 2, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard Jr. regarding his health recovery from fever. He tells of England sending two ministers and France one to settle peace, although David is not sure as to its authenticity. Travels 16-18 miles a day. Asks for Jennie to write him. He has inclosed some needles for Jennie as well.
Date: 1862-06-02~
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Receipt from Daly, Miller, & Co. for Cattle Purchase]

Description: Receipt for A. D. Kennard's purchase of 16 cattle and some hay. A handwritten note at the bottom of the receipt appears to say "We have steady market. Prospects fair. Cable not quite heavy enough."
Date: May 7, 1884
Creator: Daly, Miller, & Co.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter.
Date: August 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter