[Letter from Diana Maray to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1854]

Description:

Letter from Diana Maray to John Patterson Osterhout discussing daily life in Athens, Pennsylvania. Letters had been received from other family members and her children were doing well in school. In the state of Pennsylvania, the temperance movement was working to get a prohibitive liquor law passed. She closed her letter by writing about what she felt made a real friend and hoped she would meet John in this life or the next. She included two locks of hair, one from each of her sons. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."

Creator(s): Maray, Diana
Location(s): United States - Pennsylvania - Bradford County - Athens
Creation Date: December 5, 1854
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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  • Creation: December 5, 1854
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Place
United States - Pennsylvania - Bradford County - Athens
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
December 1854
Description:

Letter from Diana Maray to John Patterson Osterhout discussing daily life in Athens, Pennsylvania. Letters had been received from other family members and her children were doing well in school. In the state of Pennsylvania, the temperance movement was working to get a prohibitive liquor law passed. She closed her letter by writing about what she felt made a real friend and hoped she would meet John in this life or the next. She included two locks of hair, one from each of her sons. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."

Physical Description:

[3] p. ; 22 x 35 cm., folded to 22 x 18 cm. + 1 envelope (7 x 12 cm.) + 2 locks of hair (8 x 2 cm., or smaller)

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Keyword(s): hair | liquor laws | temperance movements | envelopes
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_001-009-02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255305
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text