[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1875]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife while traveling around to work as a judge. He wanted to know more about the state of their garden and crops because their son, Paul, had not written much about them in his last letter. John let her know where she should direct her future letters and requested that she send them early enough so that he would receive them upon his arrival.

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[3] p. ; 25 x 40 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson May 29, 1875.

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife while traveling around to work as a judge. He wanted to know more about the state of their garden and crops because their son, Paul, had not written much about them in his last letter. John let her know where she should direct her future letters and requested that she send them early enough so that he would receive them upon his arrival.

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[3] p. ; 25 x 40 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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  • May 29, 1875

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1875], letter, May 29, 1875; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255398/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.