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

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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.

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4 p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Osterhout, Paul September 26, 1881.

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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.

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4 p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters. John Patterson Osterhout published The Bellville Countryman and was influential in the area.

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  • September 26, 1881

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Osterhout, Paul. [Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 26, 1881], letter, September 26, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243968/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.