[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud, April 2, 1881]

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A brief letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud with news from Belton, Texas. He wrote that he had recently gone to a ball. He discussed people who had recently fallen ill and described his family's health. He ended the letter by stating that one of their cows had had a calf and that they were considering selling one of their animals.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 21 cm.

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Osterhout, John Jeremiah April 2, 1881.

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A brief letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud with news from Belton, Texas. He wrote that he had recently gone to a ball. He discussed people who had recently fallen ill and described his family's health. He ended the letter by stating that one of their cows had had a calf and that they were considering selling one of their animals.

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[1] p. ; 25 x 21 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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  • April 2, 1881

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Osterhout, John Jeremiah. [Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud, April 2, 1881], letter, April 2, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255469/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.