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[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he recounts his participation in a battle that took place before May 19, 1864. He writes about the successes and set backs. He writes of the soldiers killed, wounded and missing. He says that some of the soldiers who died were accused of smelling of Louisiana rum. He ends the letter with news of his health and the health of friends.
Date: May 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an invention for train cars which "relates to car couplings, and especially to that class of the same which effect an automatic coupling by means of a gravity-hook," (lines 12-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 13, 1884
Creator: Washburn, Andrew Lynch & Journeay, Abram L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Description: Transcript of a 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: May 26, 1864
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, May 6, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, in which Kirkham informs Austin that his daughter has finished school and wishes to become a teacher or a tutor for female pupils. Kirkham asks Austin for his opinion on the prospect of Kirkham's daughter relocating to the Austin colony and offering her services there.
Date: May 5, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ladd requests any information concerning his son, (James Leanders S. Ladd), who left the United States with William A. Nixon in order to do business in San Antonio de Bexar. Ladd also requests information about the Austin Colony: resources, customs, productions, and the kinds of immigrants the Mexican government would prefer.
Date: May 30, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831).
Date: May 19, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Bill for Seventy-Eight Dollars Addressed to and Signed by Moses Austin, May 2, 1803]

Description: Copy of transcript for a bill for seventy-eight dollars addressed to and signed by Moses Austin, in which Austin agrees to pay the amount owed in lead in two months from the date the document was signed, on the condition that the creditor completes the voyage to New Orleans.
Date: May 2, 1803
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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