[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 7, 1886]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding Paul's return home. John sold Paul's bike and sent him money to help him afford the trip home. John expects his other son, Jeremiah, and his wife to have a child soon because she has been staying with their family for long periods of time. John mentioned that their town, Belton, was worried that their oil well would leave town and they would have to rely on the college for their future.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson June 7, 1886.

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding Paul's return home. John sold Paul's bike and sent him money to help him afford the trip home. John expects his other son, Jeremiah, and his wife to have a child soon because she has been staying with their family for long periods of time. John mentioned that their town, Belton, was worried that their oil well would leave town and they would have to rely on the college for their future.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

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  • June 7, 1886

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 7, 1886], letter, June 7, 1886; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255514/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.