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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he states how upset he is that he has not heard form her since June. He recounts a bad dream he had. He updates her on his effort to gain a leave of absence and a transfer. He also describes his health.
Date: August 25, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
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

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 18, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing the arrival of 315 emigrants in two convoys under the direction of Rev. Pfanner. Signed H. Castro on February 18, 1845 in New Orleans.
Date: February 18, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]

Description: Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth sympathizing with Huth's hard times, giving his negative opinion of Castro, discussing the great sums of money Castro owes him and asking if Huth can prevent the colonists from cutting down pecan trees that need centuries to grow. Signed Illies & Co. on October 13, 1849 in New Orleans.
Date: October 13, 1849
Creator: Illies & Co.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 24, 1855]

Description: Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth acknowledging receipt of a letter containing $900 and discussing Gruyère cheese and Cognac for sale. Signed V. E. Maignan on November 24, 1855 in New Orleans.
Date: November 24, 1855
Creator: Maignan, V. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 16, 1856]

Description: Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth informing him that six chests he asked for have been loaded aboard the Nebraska. Signed V. E. Maignan on January 16, 1856 in New Orleans.
Date: January 16, 1856
Creator: Maignan, V. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 5, 1856]

Description: Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding merchandise he requested. It is being loaded on the Bull Rush and they will send a bill later. Signed V. E. Maignan on April 5, 1856 in New Orleans.
Date: April 5, 1856
Creator: Maignan, V. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 9, 1856]

Description: Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth regarding merchandise. They inform him that they've double-checked the cost of powder, were not able to get any tobacco of the same brand and replaced on type of tin with another. Signed V. E. Maignan on April 9, 1856 in New Orleans.
Date: April 9, 1856
Creator: Maignan, V. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Dan to Sterling Houston - March 24th, 2000]

Description: Typed letter from Dan to Sterling Houston. He writes thanking him for sending Le Griffon, a novella by Houston which apparently contains controversial undertones. Dan hopes to see Houston and the show in the future.
Date: March 24, 2000
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Frank R. Aqueno to Sterling Houston - October 15, 1992]

Description: Letter from Frank R. Aqueno to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to invite Houston to his provocative one-man performance piece titled Queer Pier. He encloses a xeroxed newspaper clipping from The Advocate about his play. A third clipping shows a portrait of the writer wearing sunglasses, shorts, and an American flag bandana in front of a chain-link fence.
Date: October 15, 1992
Creator: Aqueno, Frank R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Friends - November 1995]

Description: Letter from an unidentified woman to a close group of friends. She informs them of an incident that occurred in New Orleans one night after leaving a friend's wedding. Walking alone towards her car, she became fearful of a man walking behind her. After passing her, he turned back and showed her a t-shirt that read, "all black men are not criminals." The incident shook her considerably as she considered herself a proud liberal. She notes that the problem of racism can be crystallized in such moments, and that she will continue to fight to find solutions.
Date: November 1995
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia Brogdan Purnell to Links - December 1978]

Description: Letter from Julia Brogdan Purnell to members of The Links, Inc. Purnell is thankful for members' contributions, and, in that vein, she is sharing a brief article from The Morning Advocate, a Baton Rouge newspaper, about the recent philanthropic activities of Links. Also includes a photocopy of the article.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Links, Inc.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla Jr. - 1979-08-29]

Description: Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, dated August 29, 1979, and directed to "Members, National Executive Board and Appointed Officers." The memo is regarding the appointments of State Directors for the State of Louisiana and the State of Connecticut.
Date: August 29, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Ruben, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield, February 1843]

Description: Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield discussing an errand being run by Daingerfield to New Orleans to have money engraved for the Republic of Texas. The letter includes an amendment to prior instructions, and a request to bring the money engraving plates to Texas to prevent fraud.
Date: February 10, 1843
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transcript of Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield, February 1843]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield discussing an errand being run by Daingerfield to New Orleans to have money engraved for the Republic of Texas. The letter includes an amendment to prior instructions, and a request to bring the money engraving plates to Texas to prevent fraud.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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