[Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster for John Patterson Osterhout]

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Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster of Belton, Texas presented to John Patterson Osterhout. The document was signed by the president, Benjamin Harrison, and the postmaster general, John Wanamaker. He was able to hold the position until the end of the next session of the Senate.

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[1] p. ; 36 x 43 cm.

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Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster of Belton, Texas presented to John Patterson Osterhout. The document was signed by the president, Benjamin Harrison, and the postmaster general, John Wanamaker. He was able to hold the position until the end of the next session of the Senate.

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[1] p. ; 36 x 43 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

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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  • 1889-03-04~ - 1893-03-04~

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Wanamaker, John. [Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster for John Patterson Osterhout], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255644/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.