[Letter from P. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, August 26, 1873]

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Letter from P. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. The writer sent him a summary of what had been happening in Belton, Texas, since John had been visiting his mother. The writer spoke of local parties, news, and what John's children had been doing. Included is an envelope addressed to the "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."

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[2] p. ; 20 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Osterhout, P. August 26, 1873.

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Letter from P. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. The writer sent him a summary of what had been happening in Belton, Texas, since John had been visiting his mother. The writer spoke of local parties, news, and what John's children had been doing. Included is an envelope addressed to the "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."

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[2] p. ; 20 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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The author refers to John Patterson Osterhout as his father, but his actual relationship to the recipient is unknown.

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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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  • August 26, 1873

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Osterhout, P. [Letter from P. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, August 26, 1873], letter, August 26, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255368/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.