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[Oath of Service in the Western Frontier of Texas for Elijah Collar]
Oath of service in the Western frontier of Texas for Elijah Collar in the fall of 1842 under General Wall. The oath was taken by James J. Allphin and tracked where Private Collar went in the Western frontier. It stated that he served in R. Williams's company as a private. On the bottom, a notary public, James S. Fai[rl]y, certified the oath and added his seal to the paper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255623/
[Passport to Travel for James E. Flowers]
Passport to travel for James E. Flowers issued by David G. Burnet under the power of the Republic of Texas. The passport entitled Mr. Flowers, a citizen of the republic, to pass freely. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255631/
Polk's Sherman City Directory, 1923
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, and a complete Classified Business Directory, The Buyers' Guide." Index to content is on page 13; index to advertisers starts on page 14. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113797/
[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/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 18, 1873]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to update her on where he was in his travels. In the postcard, he included brief news about who he was staying with and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255364/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 23, 1873]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote back to her and let her know how he was on his travels. The postcard includes small bits of local news and his current location of La Grange. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255365/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 25, 1873]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to inform her that he had arrived at his mother's, Sarah Osterhout's, home. He included some news about a woman who was sick and that he had received something his wife had sent. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255367/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 10, 1873]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote a brief message to his wife to inform her that she would need to send for him soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255369/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 23, 1886]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding requests from others that he was passing along. A doctor wanted Paul to look up where and for how much he could obtain a couple of books. The doctor was also waiting on Paul to let him know what the cost would be to get to where he was. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255508/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, May 21, 1884]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, about traveling he had been doing in Pennsylvania. He told him that his daughter, Gertrude, may be staying a few months longer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255493/
[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, May 21, 1886]
Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding finances. John wanted to send his son money to return home, but he had to wait until he had more. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255510/
[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/
[Proof of Military Service in the Battle of San Jacinto for Rufus Campbell]
Proof of military service in the battle of San Jacinto for Private Rufus Campbell in the spring of 1836. Private Campbell had to leave service after falling sick with the measles. Gibson Kuykendall served as captain of Texas volunteers during the battle and created the document to certify Private Campbell's service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255630/
[Proof of Payment for Military Service]
Proof of payment by John Patterson Osterhout for the military service of John N. Robinson. The money was due to Eliza Bennett and was paid in full. The payment was signed and dated by John Ridens. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255627/
R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1910-1911
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens of Sherman. A miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals and homes, commercial, bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content are on page 10; index to advertisers is on page 12. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113794/
R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1912-1913
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals and homes, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the page following the title page. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113795/
R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1918
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory (The Buyers' Guide) and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the pages following page 6. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113796/
R. L. Polk & Co's. Sherman City Directory, 1925
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a Complete Alphabetical List of Business Firms and Private Citizens; A Miscellaneous Directory of City and County Officials, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Banks. Asylums, Hospitals and Homes, Commercial Bodies, Secret Societies, Street and Avenue Guide, and Numerical Street Directory. Also a complete Classified Business Directory and a Buyers' Guide." Index to content is on page 8; index to advertisers starts on page 9. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113798/
[Railroad Ticket to John Patterson Osterhout]
Complimentary railroad ticket for John Patterson Osterhout, good until November 1, 1861. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout" with the words "Registration Certificate" above his name. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255638/
Remembering School Days
A collection of reminiscences, each preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16134/
Reserved Power
Manuscript for a commencement speech titled "Reserved Power" written by Gertie Osterhout. It discusses the nature of the universe, human actions, and womanhood; the end of the text is addressed to teachers and classmates as they say farewell. The pages of the manuscript are bound with string. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255599/
[Soldier's Discharge Papers for John Patterson Osterhout]
Soldier's discharge papers for John Patterson Osterhout due to his term of service expiring. He was discharged honorably from the army of the Confederate States on April 25, 1862. The document includes a basic description of his appearance and who he served under. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255636/
Telling our stories: Grayson County reminiscences: the first 150 years, 1846-1996
A collection of reminiscences, each preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20210/
Texas Family Secrets
This book represents the collective work of forty local writers. Texas Family Secrets is the second book of stories published by 'Telling Our Stories,' a humanities project at Austin College. Each story is preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20209/
Texas Millennium Book: the way things used to be
A collection of reminiscences, each preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20208/
[Transcript of Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 24, 1864]
Transcript of letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing his time with the Confederate Army. He was grateful to receive her letters from home and detailed the marches that he had been enduring. Like many of the other men, he felt unwell, and they were preparing for battle when he concluded the first part of his letter. The second part was written the next day after the soldier's new camp had been secured. The men were living off of a diet of oysters that day and John thought they might be reorganizing later that month. He wished he could see his children, especially his eldest son, Paul Osterhout, and hoped they would stay safe. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255320/
[Transcript of Letter from Sarah Frear to her Mother, May 30, 1874]
Transcript of letter from Sarah Frear to her mother. She let her mother know that she had sent goods for her and that she would come visit when her mother requested. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255387/
[Voter Certificate for John Patterson Osterhout]
Voter certificate for John Patterson Osterhout in Bell county, certified by James Leach, county clerk. The seal of the district court for Bell county is on the certificate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255642/
[Voter Certificate for John Patterson Osterhout]
Voter certification for John Patterson Osterhout issued by the Secretary of State in the state of Texas. It certified that starting on July 11, 1870, John was a qualified voter in Bell county. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255640/
Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1935
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers is on page 8. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113799/
Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1947-8
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113800/
Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1950
The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113801/
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