[Letter from Harry Frear to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 27, 1879]

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Letter from Harry Frear to his cousins, Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. The brief letter explained that Harry mistakenly opened a letter that was meant for someone else. He told the girls that he missed them and hoped they could visit soon.

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[1] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Frear, Harry September 27, 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 Harry Frear to his cousins, Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. The brief letter explained that Harry mistakenly opened a letter that was meant for someone else. He told the girls that he missed them and hoped they could visit soon.

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[1] p. ; 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 27, 1879

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Frear, Harry. [Letter from Harry Frear to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 27, 1879], letter, September 27, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255434/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.