[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 7, 1863]

One of 211 letters in the series: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969 available on this site.

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Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara requesting that she look after the orchard, plant grapes, and care for the garden. He states his interest in teaching his daughters how to garden and "kitchen education" before other branches of learning. He describes his health and says that he has not lost any of his sick soldiers.

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[2] p.; 12 h x 8 w in cm.

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Fentress, David August 7, 1863.

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Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara requesting that she look after the orchard, plant grapes, and care for the garden. He states his interest in teaching his daughters how to garden and "kitchen education" before other branches of learning. He describes his health and says that he has not lost any of his sick soldiers.

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[2] p.; 12 h x 8 w in cm.

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 7, 1863]

Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara requesting that she look after the orchard, plant grapes, and care for the garden. He states his interest in teaching his daughters how to garden and "kitchen education" before other branches of learning. He describes his health and says that he has not lost any of his sick soldiers.

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 7, 1863], DWF_94-009-005, ark:/67531/metapth182666/

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  • August 7, 1863

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  • July 6, 2011, 2:42 p.m.

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 7, 1863], letter, August 7, 1863; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160255/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.