[Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 20, 1870]

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Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul told his father that he was well and had started school recently. Junia informed him of the recent weather and how she and their children had been doing.

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[3] p. ; 20 x 27 cm., folded to 20 x 14 cm.

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Osterhout, Paul & Osterhout, Junia Roberts November 20, 1870.

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Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul told his father that he was well and had started school recently. Junia informed him of the recent weather and how she and their children had been doing.

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[3] p. ; 20 x 27 cm., folded to 20 x 14 cm.

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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 20, 1870

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Osterhout, Paul & Osterhout, Junia Roberts. [Letter from Paul and Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 20, 1870], letter, November 20, 1870; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255336/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.