[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

Date: November 1, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, September 27, 1880

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, September 27, 1880

Date: September 27, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote her brother and told him of all the talking that goes on in the church she attended and how concerned she was that she'd begin to pick up the slang used by her peers. She also requested that Paul send her some items she could not get locally.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 30, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 30, 1881]

Date: June 30, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform her brother of her life at school. Gertrude told him of the weather, that she thought she was gaining weight, and a visit she made with a woman near the school. She mentioned how she was doing in her studies and promised to write a letter to one of their sisters.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Certificate of Appointment to Consular Agent for Paul Osterhout]

[Certificate of Appointment to Consular Agent for Paul Osterhout]

Date: December 10, 1908
Creator: Adee, Alvey A.
Description: Certificate of appointment to consular agent by the Secretary of State, Alvey A. Adee, for Paul Osterhout. The certificate gave him all the power of the position in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 20, 1870]

[Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 20, 1870]

Date: November 20, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, Paul & Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Description: Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul told his father that he was well and had started school recently. Junia informed him of the recent weather and how she and their children had been doing.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to the Osterhout Family, January 9, 1885]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to the Osterhout Family, January 9, 1885]

Date: January 9, 1885
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout family regarding his various visits to family in Pennsylvania. The bulk of the letter served as updates for how each family member was doing at the time. Paul apologized for not writing more since he had been busy. He inquired about how they spent Christmas.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, April 14, 1886]

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, April 14, 1886]

Date: April 14, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, with news from home. She expressed concern over her brother's profession as a doctor since recently, a doctor in Belton was blamed for the death of a patient. Among other local gossip, Ora mentioned that their brother, Jeremiah, and his wife did not allow each other to leave without the other as they were jealous of them talking to members of the opposite sex.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 22, 1885]

[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 22, 1885]

Date: November 22, 1885
Creator: Osterhout, John Jeremiah
Description: Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to his brother, Paul Osterhout, updating him on events at home. John regretted not writing sooner and mentioned an expensive wedding that was being planned in Belton, Texas. He told Paul that he was well and that some of their mutual acquaintances had arrived in town.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, January 8, 1884]

[Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, January 8, 1884]

Date: January 8, 1884
Creator: Osterhout, George E.
Description: Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout regarding what he has been doing recently. George took part in a recreation of a Japanese wedding and went to see a play at the opera house. He ended the letter by telling Paul that he and another family member had settled their dispute over a barn.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Mary Chamberlin to Paul Osterhout, December 22, 1883]

[Letter from Mary Chamberlin to Paul Osterhout, December 22, 1883]

Date: December 22, 1883
Creator: Chamberlin, Mary
Description: Letter from Mary Chamberlin to Paul Osterhout regarding a photograph that was sent to her. She thanked him for it and asked if his sister, Gertrude, would be able to come down for a visit. Included is an envelope addressed to "Paul Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
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