[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, December 4, 1880]

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, discussing life at home. He wrote of a child that had died and that some of the family had gone to the burial. He then discussed in his letter how Gertrude and her brother, Paul, would be returning home.

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[2] p. ; 27 x 21 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson December 4, 1880.

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Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, discussing life at home. He wrote of a child that had died and that some of the family had gone to the burial. He then discussed in his letter how Gertrude and her brother, Paul, would be returning home.

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[2] p. ; 27 x 21 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

As a collaborative project, Austin College and Rice University contributed each of their collections of the Osterhout family papers to the Portal. The two institutions pooled their respective collections to provide access to almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters.

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  • December 4, 1880

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, December 4, 1880], letter, December 4, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255569/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.