[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, December 3, 1879]

Description:

Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing family news in Belton, Texas. Because their mother has been wanting to see Paul ever since she returned from Pennsylvania, Gertrude hopes he will be able to return for Christmas. Gertrude told him that she had been appointed assistant conductor of a local temperance club. Gertrude ended the letter early because there were visitors at her home.

Creator(s): Osterhout, Gertrude
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Creation Date: December 3, 1879
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: December 3, 1879
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
December 1879
Description:

Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing family news in Belton, Texas. Because their mother has been wanting to see Paul ever since she returned from Pennsylvania, Gertrude hopes he will be able to return for Christmas. Gertrude told him that she had been appointed assistant conductor of a local temperance club. Gertrude ended the letter early because there were visitors at her home.

Physical Description:

[3] p. ; 41 x 13 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Keyword(s): temperance | temperance movements
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_002-055-05
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255455
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text