[Letter from Ora Osterhout to her Sister, January 25, 1883]

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Letter from Ora Osterhout to her sister with news from Belton, TX. She wrote about letters that had been received from other family members and who was planning to visit soon. She told her sister that their brother, Paul, had brought gifts for them and that she wanted her sister to bring her one, too.

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[2] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Ora January 25, 1883.

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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 Ora Osterhout to her sister with news from Belton, TX. She wrote about letters that had been received from other family members and who was planning to visit soon. She told her sister that their brother, Paul, had brought gifts for them and that she wanted her sister to bring her one, too.

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[2] 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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  • January 25, 1883

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Ora. [Letter from Ora Osterhout to her Sister, January 25, 1883], letter, January 25, 1883; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255485/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.