[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Family, November 2, 1879]

Description:

Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and family with news from Belton, Texas. He claimed to be lonesome because his wife and two youngest daughters were visiting family in Pennsylvania and their eldest son Paul had moved out. He told her about how the remaining children at home were doing and shared other pieces of news from Belton. The letter ended with him prompting her to write more and to send notice before she starts for home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."

Creator(s): Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Creation Date: November 2, 1879
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: November 2, 1879
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
November 1879
Description:

Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and family with news from Belton, Texas. He claimed to be lonesome because his wife and two youngest daughters were visiting family in Pennsylvania and their eldest son Paul had moved out. He told her about how the remaining children at home were doing and shared other pieces of news from Belton. The letter ended with him prompting her to write more and to send notice before she starts for home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."

Physical Description:

6 p. ; 41 x 13 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Keyword(s): envelopes
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_002-055-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255450
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text