[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 21, 1879]

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Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout, and family. Junia wrote to him while visiting family in Pennsylvania. The letter is composed of how various family members were doing and who Junia had been visiting. She mentioned that a family member wanted her to visit somewhere else, but Junia was unsure if she would have the money.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 26 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts September 21, 1879.

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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, and family. Junia wrote to him while visiting family in Pennsylvania. The letter is composed of how various family members were doing and who Junia had been visiting. She mentioned that a family member wanted her to visit somewhere else, but Junia was unsure if she would have the money.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 26 cm., folded to 21 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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  • September 21, 1879

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts. [Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 21, 1879], letter, September 21, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255431/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.