[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 3, 1881]

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Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, about his work in Lovelady, Texas He wrote about telegraphing and the train station in town. A large group of soldiers and a convict train passed through town recently. He asked how the family's livestock were doing with the danger the train in town posed to the animals.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Paul November 3, 1881.

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Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, about his work in Lovelady, Texas He wrote about telegraphing and the train station in town. A large group of soldiers and a convict train passed through town recently. He asked how the family's livestock were doing with the danger the train in town posed to the animals.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 25 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

As a collaborative project, Austin College and Rice University contributed each of their collections of the Osterhout family papers to the Portal. The two institutions pooled their respective collections to provide access to almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters.

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  • November 3, 1881

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Paul. [Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 3, 1881], letter, November 3, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255478/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.