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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 17, 1880]

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to her father to update him on her life at school. She told him about the bad weather they'd been having, a teacher that took supper with them that evening, and her studies. She informed him of her Latin exam and that her brother Paul had arrived in town. At the end, she asked when she should come home for Christmas.

Creator(s): Osterhout, Gertrude
Location(s): United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Creation Date: November 17, 1880
Partner(s):
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: November 17, 1880
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
November 17, 1880
Description:

Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to her father to update him on her life at school. She told him about the bad weather they'd been having, a teacher that took supper with them that evening, and her studies. She informed him of her Latin exam and that her brother Paul had arrived in town. At the end, she asked when she should come home for Christmas.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 22 x 13 cm., or smaller

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Keyword(s): letters | exams
Partner:
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Relation (Is Version Of): [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 17, 1880], ASTC_003-077-04
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RICE_wrc01838
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth244019
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
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