[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 10, 1874]

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Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout. She wished her husband's health would improve and updated him on how many bushels of corn and cotton they had. She wrote that she had received money and let him know what she planned to use it for.

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[2] p. ; 32 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts October 16, 1874.

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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 Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout. She wished her husband's health would improve and updated him on how many bushels of corn and cotton they had. She wrote that she had received money and let him know what she planned to use it for.

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[2] p. ; 32 x 20 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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  • October 16, 1874

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts. [Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 10, 1874], letter, October 16, 1874; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255391/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.