[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, April 29, 1859]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother discussing brief news about him and his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He sent gifts to some friends and that he hoped they arrived safely. He had begun constructing a kitchen and dining room for his home and asked that his brother try to locate some seeds that were misplaced somewhere.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 19 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson April 29, 1859.

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother discussing brief news about him and his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He sent gifts to some friends and that he hoped they arrived safely. He had begun constructing a kitchen and dining room for his home and asked that his brother try to locate some seeds that were misplaced somewhere.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 19 cm.

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  • April 29, 1859

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, April 29, 1859], letter, April 29, 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255313/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.