[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Children, May 19, 1884]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and his children about his recent travel. He listed places where he had visited, including arrival and departure times, and told Junia about how her parents and the rest of their family were faring.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson May 19, 1884.

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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 John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and his children about his recent travel. He listed places where he had visited, including arrival and departure times, and told Junia about how her parents and the rest of their family were faring.

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[4] p. ; 20 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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  • May 19, 1884

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Children, May 19, 1884], letter, May 19, 1884; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255494/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.