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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, March 4, 1858]

Description: Letter to David W. Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing the receipt of his letter and his arrival at Prairie Lea; a request for Frank to write a letter informing Maud of his travels; a discussion of sending information and gifts; a brief discussion about marriage and gifts;a dialogue concerning "Episcopacy or Pickett"; news about the weather; the affect of the weather on the planting of crops; a discussion of real estate; a brief mention of Maud's health; a request for information on "how the presents went" and if pictures were received; a discussion requesting a visit from David's "Aunt", "Uncle", as well as from Tom and Frank; an ending statement requesting letters from David, Clara, and Frank.
Date: March 4, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Orceneth Asbury Fisher, from Orceneth Fisher]

Description: Letter from O. Fisher to his son, O.A. Fisher discussing his opposition to the union of Northern and Southern Methodist church. He also expresses his concern for his daughter, Annie, regarding her religious development and possible marriage.
Date: April 19, 1858
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth, 1803-1880
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter to John from his Uncle V. Metcalfe, September 30, 1858]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to John [?] from his uncle V. Metcalfe emphasizing the importance of his education and chastising him for carelessness in a previous letter
Date: September 30, 1858
Creator: Metcalfe, V.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from David Level, January 5, 1858]

Description: Letter from from David Level, saying he will accept the job as mariscal of the city for 30 pesos a month.
Date: January 5, 1858
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 2, 1858]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll informing her of his arrival in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking that she write to him until he can return to Texas.
Date: July 2, 1858
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter written by Maud Fentress to her son David in which she congratulates David and Clara on their recent marriage. She gives advice on buying land; discusses recent gifts she has sent; she sends information on family and friends; and Anne's illness and the treatment she received.
Date: March 18, 1858
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - June 30, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news for Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a financial agreement between Maud and David, a dialogue about buying a "place for herself" if her current place "falls" to Jimmie or Frank if they marry; a discussion concerning Mr. Wood who was closing Balam's estate; a discussion of religion; a dialogue detailing gifts given to Maud by Mrs. Neely; and an update on family and friends.
Date: June 30, 1858
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress discussing personal finances. She tells him how much she misses him, and also includes information on family and friends. Towards the end of the letter she discusses various fruits and crops.
Date: August 8, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - September 1, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her son, David Fentress, concerning her gathering seeds for him; the amount of money she can raise and send to him; the trial of Allick Neilson for rape; the condition of the crops; and an update on the health and activities of friends and family.
Date: September 1, 1858
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections