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

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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.

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4 p. ; 28 x 22 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 16 cm.)

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Osterhout, Paul August 2, 1881.

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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.

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4 p. ; 28 x 22 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 16 cm.)

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Osterhout Papers

As a collaborative project, Austin College and Rice University contributed each of their collections of the Osterhout family papers to the Portal. The two institutions pooled their respective collections to provide access to almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters.

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  • August 2, 1881

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Osterhout, Paul. [Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, September 2, 1881], letter, August 2, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243966/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.