[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 31, 1875]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 31, 1875]

Date: October 31, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sally Osterhout, January 13, 1875]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sally Osterhout, January 13, 1875]

Date: January 13, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his niece, Sally Osterhout. He wrote her after receiving a letter a couple weeks prior. He was glad to hear his mother was well and told Sally what was happening with John and his family. He mentioned some of the cases he was working on, his children's schooling, and how his wife had recently come down with a pneumonia.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 12, 1871]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 12, 1871]

Date: November 12, 1871
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote at length regarding an assault case he worked as a judge for, including the verdict for the accused. He ended his letter wishing his wife well.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 9, 1870]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 9, 1870]

Date: November 9, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. In his letter, he went into detail about his travels, what he did during his time in town, and his work as a judge. He told her that in some of his cases there were papers missing or partially destroyed.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 18, 1872]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 18, 1872]

Date: January 18, 1872
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to let her know about how his work as a judge was progressing. He included information about his accommodations and speculated about the idea of raising foal.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 9, 1871]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 9, 1871]

Date: August 9, 1871
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to update her on how his travels and work as a judge have been going.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to John Jeremiah Osterhout, December 10, 1895]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to John Jeremiah Osterhout, December 10, 1895]

Date: December 10, 1895
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, with news from his family. His older son, Paul, was living poorly, but was about to make a fortune. His wife, Junia, believed she was sick again and the family was trying to make her rest. He let Jeremiah know that his daughter was doing well and wanted to see him.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout, July 16, 1870]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout, July 16, 1870]

Date: July 16, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother. He wrote to her to inform her about his family's affairs. He told her about his work and his affiliation with the radical Republican Party. In the letter, he stated that he believed they were the South's hope for prosperity.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 8, 1870]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 8, 1870]

Date: May 8, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He was writing from the State capitol about his time working there. He wrote of his opinion of the Republican Party and wished his wife and family well.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, May 20, 1877]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, May 20, 1877]

Date: May 20, 1877
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
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