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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, December 5, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, discussing local news from Belton, Texas. He informed Paul that if he came home for Christmas he would give him molasses. Also, he also updated him about various family members and farm animals and shared other pieces of news. Included is an envelope addressed to "Paul Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255456/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, December 3, 1879]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255455/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, December 1, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, discussing family news in Belton, Texas. John's wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and two daughters returned from visiting family in Pennsylvania. He wrote about the state of his cattle and chickens and how he was tending to them. The letter ended with John hoping that Paul would join them for Christmas. Included is an envelope addressed to "Paul Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255454/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 13, 1879]
Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing recent news in Belton, Texas. She told him that their mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, had not yet returned home and updated him on recent baptisms and conversions at the local church. She mentioned temperance meetings she had been attending and a trip she had made recently to collect pecans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255452/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Family, November 2, 1879]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255450/
[Envelope to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 30, 1879]
Envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout," Junia Roberts Osterhout, in Factoryville, Pennsylvania. The envelope is postmarked for October 30, 1879 from Belton, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255444/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 30, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, discussing family life since Paul's departure to work at a telegraph office in another city. He told his son about the recent successful sales of poultry he made and that he had hopes for Paul's future career. John gave his son advice and hoped he would be able to come home and visit soon. Included is an envelope addressed to "Paul Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255447/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 29, 1879]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255445/
[Postcard from Ann Farman to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 28, 1879]
A postcard from Ann Farman to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, expressing Ann's desire to see Junia before she returns home. She told Junia she could not visit yet because her mother was feeling ill and she was disappointed that Junia could not visit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255443/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 26, 1879]
A letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing how family life had been since Junia left to visit with extended family. John let her know of local baptisms and poultry sales he had made at the recent fair. He and their daughter, Gertrude, were looking forward to Junia's return home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255442/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 24, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, regarding the departure of their son, Paul, who left home in order to manage a telegraph office in another town. John continued his letter with local news, including the county fair, various persons who were on trial, and a Methodist protracted meeting at a local church. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255441/
[Envelope to Junia Osterhout, October 20, 1879]
Envelope addressed to "Mrs. Junia Osterhout" in Falls, Pennsylvania. The stamp on the front is addressed Factoryville, PA on October 20, 1879. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255449/
[Letter from Sarah Frear to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 19, 1879]
Letter from Sarah Frear to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing a letter received from sister Amy. She asked Junia how her daughters, Ora and Junia, were doing and asked where they would be next so she could try to visit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255440/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 13, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote his wife while she was away visiting family. He told her that their son, Paul, might be making progress in the telegraph business and that a local priest was conducting a protracted meeting. The county fair was about to begin, although John did not think they would take much part in it. He ended the letter by stating that he was not sure when Junia planned on returning. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255439/
[Letter from [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 12, 1879]
Letter from [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. [Geo] wrote John to let him know how John's wife and daughter, Ora, were doing away from home. He mentioned an older family member that was about to start up a business nearby. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255438/
[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 10,1879]
Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout. Junia wrote her husband while she and a couple of their children were visiting family. She mentioned various family members that were sick and that her two daughters had bad colds. The letter ended with her story about the news of a fire that broke out in Belton, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255437/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 28, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 28, 1879. John began his letter with bad news. A fire broke out in Belton, Texas and John wrote of the difficulties he and his sons had in trying to save some of his books and papers. Otherwise, John says he and the children are in good health and mentioned work that Paul had done work in a telegraph office recently. Included is an envelope addressed "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout" and an article titled "Fire in Belton!" The article lists the losses incurred from the disaster. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255436/
[Letter from Harry Frear to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 27, 1879]
Letter from Harry Frear to his cousins, Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. The brief letter explained that Harry mistakenly opened a letter that was meant for someone else. He told the girls that he missed them and hoped they could visit soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255434/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 21, 1879]
Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sisters, Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to her sisters while they were visiting family with their mother. She let her sisters know of some guests that had stopped by to see them. Gertrude hoped that her younger sisters were behaving and enjoying their time with family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255432/
[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 21, 1879]
Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout, and family. Junia wrote to him while visiting family in Pennsylvania. The letter is composed of how various family members were doing and who Junia had been visiting. She mentioned that a family member wanted her to visit somewhere else, but Junia was unsure if she would have the money. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255431/
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 21, 1879]
Letter from Paul Osterhout to his mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. Paul wrote his mother a letter he promised while she was visiting family. He told his mother that he was watching Brother Smith's house while the Methodists had a meeting elsewhere. Paul was working to get into the railroad business and mentioned that the youth in town had tried, unsuccessfully, to get a dance started. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255430/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout to Family, September 6, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and children. He wrote his wife while she was away. He told her that their son, Paul, was house-sitting for someone in the neighborhood and had the unfortunate news that a woman's baby had died. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255428/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 26, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote about how their family was faring while Junia was away. He mentioned a church meeting they attended recently that saw many baptisms and conversions. He told her that he would send her money around Christmas if she wanted to return home. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255427/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 18, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote his wife while she was away visiting family. He updated her about how their family was doing, a trade he made, and an event that their children attended. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255426/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, July 17, 1879]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife from his travels and informed her that he had finished court, but would be unable to return home until he raised the means to get back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255425/
[Letter from M. A. DeWitt to Junia Roberts Osterhout, December 8, 1878]
Letter from M. A. DeWitt to sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. DeWitt's letter was composed of varied news of the family. The letter ended with Mitt informing Junia that a gift for Junia's daughter, Gertrude, would be arriving in time for Christmas. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255419/
[Letter from J. R. Roberts to Sister, November 24, 1878]
Letter from J. R. Roberts to sister. J. R. thanked his sister for gifts that were sent and went on to update her on what was happening in their families' lives. The letter ended with a mention that people were searching for land claims in the area and the author wanted their mother to not worry about them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255424/
[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 24, 1878]
Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout, and family. Junia wrote her husband and children while she was visiting family in Pennsylvania. She told them who she had been seeing and still needed to stay with. Junia let her family know that she wanted to return before Christmas, but needed money sent to her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255433/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 14, 1878]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote her from his travels. He had been able to attend the New York State Fair and wished his family had been there to see it. He let his wife know he would be returning with a trunk of gifts for her and their children. He planned to head home in less two weeks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255422/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 3, 1878]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to her while traveling. He informed her that he may be changing the route of his trip to go through Washington City. John said he was going to make the most of his trip and that he missed his family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255421/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, August 22, 1878]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout. John wrote to his son from his visit with his mother. He mentioned a few land deals he wanted to look into and that his mother offered to give him his father's old desk. John showed interest in starting up a sheep ranch. In the post-script, John said that an aunt might not have much longer to live. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255420/
[Letter from E. Kirlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 3, 1877]
Letter from E. Kirlin to their sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. Kirlin wrote her about what was happening with their family and hoped Junia would be able to visit soon. The author mentioned in the letter that the "colored girl" that worked for the family might be leaving. Kirlin finished the letter with information from another letter that had been received. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255418/
[Letter from C. F. Hurlbut to John Patterson Osterhout, July 22, 1877]
Letter from C. F. Hurlbut to John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote John to find out whether or not John still lived in Belton, Texas. Hurlbut wished to receive news of how John and his family were doing. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255415/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, May 20, 1877]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother, Sarah Osterhout. He wrote his mother to let her know how his family was doing. He told her he was sorry to hear that someone was sick and gave his recommendation to have the man inhale smoke to help him. He then went on to write about his beliefs that inhaling smoke was good for the lungs and that he learned this from inhaling smoke from a campfire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255417/
[Letter to Junia Roberts Osterhout from her Sister, December 2, 1876]
Letter from her sister to Junia Roberts Osterhout regarding her life in West Virginia. Her husband received an engineer position from the government in public improvements and was sent to West Virginia. They were residing in a boarding house and she mentioned that there was a young man there who was also from Pennsylvania. She expressed regret that Junia and her husband had not visited last summer and hoped at least John could come see them. She concluded the letter with news concerning their mother. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255413/
[Postcard from Paster G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout, December 21, 1876]
Postcard from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout. The postcard detailed the information for the Baptist Centennial at Pittston, Pennsylvania. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255412/
[Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout, November 17, 1876]
Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout. The letter served as an invitation to a Baptist Centennial in Pittson, Pennsylvania. Sarah's mother was one of the first persons baptized at the church, and the pastor said he wanted Sarah and any guests she might bring to attend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255411/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, November 21, 1876]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother, Sarah Osterhout. He wrote his mother to tell her that his children are in good health and that Junia is recovering from an illness. Also, he and his son Paul are planning to start a ranching business with their sheep. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255410/
[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 16, 1876]
Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, her sister Junia Roberts Osterhout, and their children. In the first part of her letter, she wrote about a recent visit with her parents and how they had been holding up. The second part consisted of local gossip about old friends of Junia and the parts of the family in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255409/
[Letter from Pellra Maoming to Gertrude Osterhout, August 21, 1876]
Letter from Pellra Maoming to Gertrude Osterhout. She wrote her friend the last week of vacation from school. The letter was composed of what Pellra and her family had been occupied with since last seeing Gertrude. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255414/
[Letter from Alice Pilley to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 18, 1876]
Letter from Alice Pilley to Junia Roberts Osterhout. Alice detailed the last moments of her son's life after he came down with a fever. She wrote about what he went through and mentioned she tried to give him Melane pills to help. Alice thanked Junia for her kind words and wanted them to visit soon. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255408/
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 24, 1875]
Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to his father at the request of his mother. He updated his father on the status of their land, animals, and the family's health. The letter ended with the news that a man named Ed had been stabbed, but was alive. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255404/
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 19, 1875]
Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to his father because his mother was sick with a cold and unable to write. Paul a brief summary of local news that included recent deaths and a musical performance that was happening soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255403/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 13, 1875]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to his wife while he traveled and worked as a judge. In the letter, he gave her news of his health, those he was traveling with, and where he was headed to next. He told her he was anxious to return home and be with his family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255402/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 9, 1875]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing his travels through Texas. John served as a district judge and was traveling with several lawyers. He told Junia he had arrived at his most recent destination safely and hoped that she and the children were well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255451/
[Letter from Junia Roberts, John Jeremiah, and Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 7, 1875]
Letter from Junia Roberts, John Jeremiah, and Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. The letter started out with Junia writing. She wrote very briefly about how she missed her husband. When she had to tend to the baby, her and John Patterson's son, John Jeremiah, finished writing the letter. He told his father how the hogs, cows, and sheep were doing and that they had purchased more corn and cotton-seed for the animals. On the back of the letter, Paul Osterhout, the eldest son, finished writing the letter. He mentioned a man who had been arrested for murder and that the accused was out on bail. In the post script, Paul asked if he could have a party for his 16th birthday. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255400/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 31, 1875]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote to his wife while traveling and working as a judge. In this letter, he mentioned a case of horse theft he was involved in and told her about the weather and his health. The letter ended with him writing about a vote on a new constitution and how fortunate he and his wife were that so many of their children were still alive. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255399/
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 17, 1873]
Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He informed his father that a friend of the family was sick and his mother was aiding in the friend's recovery. Paul let his father know he had been taking care of their land and that his mother was planning to purchase frost-oak [sic] wood. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255406/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 16, 1875]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to his wife while he traveled and worked as a judge. He informed her of money he had sent her way and where he planned to put the rest of his money. John ended the letter by letting her know he had arrived at his destination safely. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255405/
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1875]
Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife while traveling around to work as a judge. He wanted to know more about the state of their garden and crops because their son, Paul, had not written much about them in his last letter. John let her know where she should direct her future letters and requested that she send them early enough so that he would receive them upon his arrival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255398/
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