[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 29, 1879]

Description:

A letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, expressing his regret that the house felt lonesome without Junia and the three children that were away. He hopes that his son, Paul, will return to live with them if the telegraph company relocates him to an office in town. John then told Junia that when she was ready to make the return home, she should consider whether or not to purchase a second class ticket for the train.

Creator(s): Osterhout, John Patterson
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Creation Date: October 29, 1879
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 29, 1879
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
October 1879
Description:

A letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, expressing his regret that the house felt lonesome without Junia and the three children that were away. He hopes that his son, Paul, will return to live with them if the telegraph company relocates him to an office in town. John then told Junia that when she was ready to make the return home, she should consider whether or not to purchase a second class ticket for the train.

Physical Description:

[3] p. ; 27 x 21 cm., or smaller

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): telegraphs | train tickets
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_002-054-08
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255445
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text