[Certificate of the Election to Justice of the Peace for John Patterson Osterhout]

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Certificate of the election to the Justice of the Peace for John Patterson Osterhout signed by Texas governor Sam Houston and the Secretary of State.

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[1] p. ; 36 x 44 cm.

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Houston, Sam September 6, 1860.

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Certificate of the election to the Justice of the Peace for John Patterson Osterhout signed by Texas governor Sam Houston and the Secretary of State.

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[1] p. ; 36 x 44 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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Houston, Sam. [Certificate of the Election to Justice of the Peace for John Patterson Osterhout], legal document, September 6, 1860; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255650/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.