[Letter from Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

Description:

Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."

Creator(s): Richardson, Leyman
Location(s): United States - Pennsylvania - Susquehanna County - Harford
Creation Date: May 14, 1866
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: May 14, 1866
Coverage:
Place
United States - Pennsylvania - Susquehanna County - Harford
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
May 1866
Description:

Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 21 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Keyword(s): envelopes | orphans
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_001-030-05
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255326
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text