[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 24, 1878]

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Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout, and family. Junia wrote her husband and children while she was visiting family in Pennsylvania. She told them who she had been seeing and still needed to stay with. Junia let her family know that she wanted to return before Christmas, but needed money sent to her.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 27 cm., folded to 21 x 14 cm.

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts September 24, 1878.

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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 her husband and children while she was visiting family in Pennsylvania. She told them who she had been seeing and still needed to stay with. Junia let her family know that she wanted to return before Christmas, but needed money sent to her.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 27 cm., folded to 21 x 14 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 24, 1878

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Osterhout, Junia Roberts. [Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout and Family, September 24, 1878], letter, September 24, 1878; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255433/: accessed July 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.