[Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, August 9, 1883]

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Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout discussing what he has been doing. He apologized for not writing sooner and told him what he had been doing during his recreational time. George's crop of cotton did poorly this growing season. Also, he included some news from other family members.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, George E. August 9, 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 George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout discussing what he has been doing. He apologized for not writing sooner and told him what he had been doing during his recreational time. George's crop of cotton did poorly this growing season. Also, he included some news from other family members.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 20 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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  • August 9, 1883

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, George E. [Letter from George E. Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, August 9, 1883], letter, August 9, 1883; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255490/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.