Crinoline

Crinoline

Date: 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Off-white crinoline with spring steel hoops. Covered in fabric with white on white woven design of "H" shapes. Metal fastener at front of 1" wide waist band. First four rows of springs only go half-way around skirt and are tied around the body in front. Last five rows form complete circle or hoop. No labels in garment. Attached tag with what appears to be an auction lot number, "253".
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Receipt from Pickell and Bros. for A.D. Kennard, 1860]

[Receipt from Pickell and Bros. for A.D. Kennard, 1860]

Date: 1860
Creator: Pickell and Bros.
Description: Receipt for A.D. Kennard's purchases, including ox bells, plug tobacco, a vest, a blanket, a pencil, and a pair of shoes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Envelope addressed to Charles Moore, February 1, 1860]

[Envelope addressed to Charles Moore, February 1, 1860]

Date: 1860-02-01~
Creator: unknown
Description: Envelope addressed to Charles Moore that is badly damaged. It contained letter CBM_2079-011-002.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 22, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 22, 1860]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore regarding plans for a construction job, as well as hot weather and foodstuffs.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, April 29, 1860 ]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, April 29, 1860 ]

Date: April 29, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David to her son describing the health of family members; the courtship of William and the widow Polk; her social life and the activities of her church; home repair and her need for a new well; Buster Belcher's denial in the sending an "impudent Valentine" and how rudely Kate has treated him. She requests information on his prospect for a good crop and "for making an easy living out there."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C.  Fentress to David Fentress, September 24, 1860]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, September 24, 1860]

Date: September 24, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David to thank him for the newspapers she has received from him; learning about a new method of growing corn; hear health; the weather; and she ends by sending her love to Davids wife, Clara.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Discharge list of Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry, no date]

[Discharge list of Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry, no date]

Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]
Description: Discharge list of Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry, no date. List contains name and reason discharged.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Civil War Muster Booklet]

[Civil War Muster Booklet]

Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]
Description: "Muster into service" booklet listing all the men, presumably in Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry. The lists contain physical descriptions of men, place of birth, location of enlistment, etc.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from W. Nason & Co., September 20, 1860]

[Letter from W. Nason & Co., September 20, 1860]

Date: 1860-09-20~
Creator: Nason, W. & Co.'s
Description: Letter from W. Nason & Co's Office regarding a prize in exchange for influence on farms of Lattenies.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard, November 9, 1860]

[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard, November 9, 1860]

Date: 1860-11-09~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Description: Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard regarding a patent, office fees, and the costs for surveys. Ragling says he will send the other surveys as soon as issued, asks who is representing Mr. Kennard and gives an update on the local elections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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