[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 25, 1873]

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Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to inform her that he had arrived at his mother's, Sarah Osterhout's, home. He included some news about a woman who was sick and that he had received something his wife had sent.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson August 25, 1873.

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Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to inform her that he had arrived at his mother's, Sarah Osterhout's, home. He included some news about a woman who was sick and that he had received something his wife had sent.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

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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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  • August 25, 1873

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 25, 1873], postcard, August 25, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255367/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.