[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880]

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. She wrote to her sister to update her on her school life. Gertrude mentioned how some girls at her school had pretended to be ghosts, a lesson she had to write to teach in one of her classes, and other small bits of news. She asked if her sister had written a letter to Santa Claus yet and if their mother was going to write her.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude November 9, 1880.

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. She wrote to her sister to update her on her school life. Gertrude mentioned how some girls at her school had pretended to be ghosts, a lesson she had to write to teach in one of her classes, and other small bits of news. She asked if her sister had written a letter to Santa Claus yet and if their mother was going to write her.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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  • [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880], ASTC_003-077-05

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of 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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  • November 9, 1880

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  • Aug. 17, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880], letter, November 9, 1880; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244017/: accessed July 10, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.