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

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Title

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

Creator

Fentress, David

Date

1864-12-21

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.
[2]p. ; 25 h x 20 w in cm.

Subject

Social Life and Customs
Correspondence
Military and War
Wars
Civil War
Slavery
Salary
Arts and Crafts
Crafts
Fiber Arts
Sewing
Knitting
Yellow fever
Christmas
Bothwell, Mr
Pratts, Dr
Fentress family--Archives

Source

The Portal to Texas History

Language

English

Type

text

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