[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, August 29, 1898]

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Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an inheritance. James told John he was entitled to one tenth of the money a family member would receive for property that was being sold after someone's death.

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[2] p. ; 27 x 21 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 16 cm.)

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Frear, James E. August 29, 1898.

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Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an inheritance. James told John he was entitled to one tenth of the money a family member would receive for property that was being sold after someone's death.

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[2] p. ; 27 x 21 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 16 cm.)

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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 29, 1898

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Frear, James E. [Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, August 29, 1898], letter, August 29, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255545/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.