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[Letter from Harry Harris to William McKinley, March 23, 1897]

Description: Letter from Harry Harris to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout running for postmaster in Belton, Texas. He endorsed John's run for office and told President McKinley that the appointment would be favorable.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Harris, Harry
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 9, 1870]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. In his letter, he went into detail about his travels, what he did during his time in town, and his work as a judge. He told her that in some of his cases there were papers missing or partially destroyed.
Date: November 9, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 13, 1873]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to inform her that he would be returning home later than he expected. He mentioned that he received a "draft" from Austin and that she should cash it in order to purchase bushels of corn.
Date: October 13, 1873
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 16, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to his wife while he traveled and worked as a judge. He informed her of money he had sent her way and where he planned to put the rest of his money. John ended the letter by letting her know he had arrived at his destination safely.
Date: October 16, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College