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 Collection: Osterhout Papers
[Letter from M. A. DeWitt to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 12, 1871]

[Letter from M. A. DeWitt to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 12, 1871]

Date: March 12, 1871
Creator: DeWitt, M. A.
Description: Letter from M. A. DeWitt to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to tell Junia what her children and mother had been up to recently. She mentioned her children's education and other bits of local news. An envelope addressed to Mrs. J. P. Osterhout is included.
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Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Date: 1871
Creator: Degener, Edward, 1809-1890
Description: Text of a speech by a Texas Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding acts committed by Indians against people living in certain counties of Texas, including the number of persons killed, injured, or kidnapped, and property stolen. The speech references a bill drafted to address the issue, titled "A bill for the better protection of the frontiers of Texas" and includes some dialogue with other Representatives.
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Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Date: 1871
Creator: Degener, Edward, 1809-1890
Description: Text of a speech by a Texas Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding acts committed by Indians against people living in certain counties of Texas, including the number of persons killed, injured, or kidnapped, and property stolen. The speech references a bill drafted to address the issue, titled "A bill for the better protection of the frontiers of Texas" and includes some dialogue with other Representatives.
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[Letter from A. B. Dickson to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1895]

[Letter from A. B. Dickson to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1895]

Date: February 13, 1895
Creator: Dickson, A. B.
Description: Letter from A. B. Dickson to John Patterson Osterhout regarding a recent trip to Texas. Dickson planned to buy land in Texas and wanted to speak with John and visit him next time he visited the state. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
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[Letter from E. M. Drayton to William McKinley, February 19, 1897]

[Letter from E. M. Drayton to William McKinley, February 19, 1897]

Date: February 19, 1897
Creator: Drayton, E. M.
Description: Letter from E. M. Drayton to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying for the position of postmaster in Belton, Texas. He wrote that he could think of no one better to fill the position.
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[Letter from Ann Farman to her Brother, August 4, 1883]

[Letter from Ann Farman to her Brother, August 4, 1883]

Date: August 4, 1883
Creator: Farman, Ann
Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her brother with news of her family. Her husband has been recovering from his broken leg and began working around their farm once more. Her daughter has been sick for five years with an unknown ailment. Among other family news, she informed her brother that their sister, Sarah, wanted him to write. She condemned a drunken family member as disgraceful and discussed the possibility of adding family members' names to the family burial ground if the bodies were not able to be buried there.
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[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, August 18, 1898]

[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, August 18, 1898]

Date: August 18, 1898
Creator: Farman, Ann
Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding the passing of John's wife, Junia. Ann wrote how they were fortunate to have children around to comfort them when their spouse's died. She told them they had many visitors recently and that she was hearing of a lot of deaths in the Farman family. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."
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[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, January 3, 1899]

[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, January 3, 1899]

Date: January 3, 1899
Creator: Farman, Ann
Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing her family and daily life. She wrote of the recent death of a politician that she attributed to drinking. She told him what she knew about their family and acquaintances in La Grange. She closed the letter by saying how things had been at home and that they had some snow recently. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
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[Letter from Ann Farman to Mother, October 23, 1890]

[Letter from Ann Farman to Mother, October 23, 1890]

Date: October 25, 1890
Creator: Farman, Ann
Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her mother with news of her family. She wrote of her children's health and mentioned that her family wanted to be remembered by her mother. She mentioned a man that was looking to get a place nearby. Parts of the letter are difficult to read due to blotches on the paper fading the writing.
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[Letter from Ann Farman to Sarah Frear]

[Letter from Ann Farman to Sarah Frear]

Date: unknown
Creator: Farman, Ann
Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her sister, Sarah Frear, expressing her excitement about her sister visiting soon and to let her know how Ann's newborn was doing. On the last page is a short letter from Sarah to their mother. She passed Ann's letter along and gave some news regarding her own family, including a member who was attending a National Contention[sic] on Education.
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