[Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout, July 2, 1858]

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Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout discussing Lewis Summer's request for a war bounty scrip instead of land. The request was view favorably and sent to the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout Esq."

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[1] p. ; 26 x 41 cm., folded to 26 x 21 cm. + 1 envelope (10 x 23 cm.)

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United States. Pension Bureau. July 2, 1858.

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Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout discussing Lewis Summer's request for a war bounty scrip instead of land. The request was view favorably and sent to the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout Esq."

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[1] p. ; 26 x 41 cm., folded to 26 x 21 cm. + 1 envelope (10 x 23 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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  • July 2, 1858

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United States. Pension Bureau. [Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout, July 2, 1858], letter, July 2, 1858; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255633/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.