[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 8, 1881]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. She lamented the fact that she had been receiving no letters from home lately, but thanked her mother for sending the clothes she had requested. She requested money to be sent to her and that her mother and other family members write soon.

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[4] p. ; 16 x 26 cm., folded to 16 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude April 8, 1881.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. She lamented the fact that she had been receiving no letters from home lately, but thanked her mother for sending the clothes she had requested. She requested money to be sent to her and that her mother and other family members write soon.

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[4] p. ; 16 x 26 cm., folded to 16 x 13 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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  • April 8, 1881

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 8, 1881], letter, April 8, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255583/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.