[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout Family, January 7, 1901]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout Family, January 7, 1901]

Date: January 7, 1901
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to the Osterhout Family. Paul sent a short letter to his family and informed them that his sister, Gertrude, was feeling better. Paul himself had something happen to his nose and was scheduled for an operation to get it fixed.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 17, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 17, 1881]

Date: February 17, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote of his studies at Baylor and night lectures he had been attending. He requested money from his father to purchase a new suit since he was low on funds and mentioned trains that were frequenting his father's area. Paul also asked for information regarding the family's animals because his father had purchased a new cow and the sheep would be sheared soon.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 26, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 26, 1881]

Date: September 26, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to update his father about what had been happening. He mentioned a woman named Gertie, several of accidents involving trains, and his financial situation. He detailed the money he made working and what his expenses were for the month. The pages are numbered out of order.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 18, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 18, 1881]

Date: April 18, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. Paul wrote his mother to let her know of clothes he had bought and ones he would need sent to him by her. He told her of events going on in town, the local church, about money he has had to borrow, and his roommates that have the measles.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, September 2, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, September 2, 1881]

Date: August 2, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. Paul wrote his friend after receiving two letters from Ora. Paul informed him of the trains he had seen going by that day as he waits to go home and asked for information regarding mutual friends. He went on to write about miscellaneous bits of news he has read and other things he has seen at that station. Pages are labeled out of order.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 16, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 16, 1881]

Date: November 16, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to inform them that he planned to visit for a few weeks during the holidays and that he wanted his parents to get him new clothes during that time. In his letter, he detailed an accident between a train and the convict train in which a few convicts tried to make an escape.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, August 21, 1882]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, August 21, 1882]

Date: August 21, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his sister, Gertrude Osterhout, about the new town he had settled into. He mentioned the dominant religion in the area was Methodist, that both blacks and whites lived there, and the locals cannot ride their buggies much due to the sand.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to his Grandmother, October 24, 1874]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to his Grandmother, October 24, 1874]

Date: October 23, 1874
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his grandmother. He wrote to thank his grandmother for a watch she sent him and informer her of the school he and his siblings were currently receiving. He mentioned a murder that happened nearby, although he did not know all the details.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, January 11, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, January 11, 1881]

Date: January 11, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: A short letter from Paul Osterhout to his sister, Gertrude Osterhout, about obtaining a copy of a journal.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 3, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 3, 1881]

Date: February 3, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing his time away from home at school. Paul wrote that he did not have much news to include other than a death that had happened at the school and that his sister, Gertrude, was doing well.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
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