[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 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 by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.

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[8]p.; 19x12cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 27, 1863.

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Letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.

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[8]p.; 19x12cm.

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[Transcript of Letter from Unknown Author to David Fentress, July 27, 1863] (Letter)

[Transcript of Letter from Unknown Author to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Transcript of a letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.

[Transcript of Letter to David Fentress], DWF_94-009-012, ark:/67531/metapth182673

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  • July 27, 1863

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[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863], letter, July 27, 1863; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160262/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.