[Letter from [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 12, 1879]

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Letter from [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. [Geo] wrote John to let him know how John's wife and daughter, Ora, were doing away from home. He mentioned an older family member that was about to start up a business nearby. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."

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[2] p. ; 21 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Creator: Unknown. October 10, 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 [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. [Geo] wrote John to let him know how John's wife and daughter, Ora, were doing away from home. He mentioned an older family member that was about to start up a business nearby. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout."

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[2] p. ; 21 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 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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  • October 10, 1879

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[Letter from [Geo] Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 12, 1879], letter, October 10, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255438/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.