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

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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.

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4 p. ; 21 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 16 cm.)

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Osterhout, Paul November 16, 1881.

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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.

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4 p. ; 21 x 13 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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  • November 16, 1881

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Osterhout, Paul. [Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 16, 1881], letter, November 16, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243972/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.