[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade, April 5, 1868]

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Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade discussing her living situation in Houston, Texas, an upcoming trip to the North, the possibility of yellow fever in Houston during the summer, the hanging of an African American man who committed murder, and other news.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 21 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. April 5, 1868.

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Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade discussing her living situation in Houston, Texas, an upcoming trip to the North, the possibility of yellow fever in Houston during the summer, the hanging of an African American man who committed murder, and other news.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 21 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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  • April 5, 1868

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  • March 1868 - April 1868

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  • Aug. 17, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

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[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade, April 5, 1868], letter, April 5, 1868; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244090/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.