[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 11, 1872]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He was a district judge that was traveling to perform court. He wrote of temperance meetings that were being held in what he considered lawless parts of the country. Pledges were being signed to abstain from alcohol and he told his wife that future temperance meetings were being planned.

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[3] p. ; 25 x 39 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson February 11, 1872.

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He was a district judge that was traveling to perform court. He wrote of temperance meetings that were being held in what he considered lawless parts of the country. Pledges were being signed to abstain from alcohol and he told his wife that future temperance meetings were being planned.

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[3] p. ; 25 x 39 cm., folded to 25 x 20 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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  • February 11, 1872

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 11, 1872], letter, February 11, 1872; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255360/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.