[Letter from E. Kirlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 3, 1877]

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Letter from E. Kirlin to their sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. Kirlin wrote her about what was happening with their family and hoped Junia would be able to visit soon. The author mentioned in the letter that the "colored girl" that worked for the family might be leaving. Kirlin finished the letter with information from another letter that had been received.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts September 3, 1877.

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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. Former Texas presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones served on the board of trustees. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Letter from E. Kirlin to their sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. Kirlin wrote her about what was happening with their family and hoped Junia would be able to visit soon. The author mentioned in the letter that the "colored girl" that worked for the family might be leaving. Kirlin finished the letter with information from another letter that had been received.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of almost 500 items comprising 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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  • September 3, 1877

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts. [Letter from E. Kirlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 3, 1877], letter, September 3, 1877; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255418/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.