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[Letter from Chloe Smith to John Patterson Osterhout, January 23, 1898]

Description: Letter from Chloe Smith to her uncle, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing the family. She wrote about how she and her mother were coping with the loss of her father. She told him that his son, Paul, had returned home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: January 23, 1898
Creator: Smith, Chloe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from D. P. Marcy to John Patterson Osterhout, February 9, 1899

Description: Letter from D. P. Marcy to John Patterson Osterhout regarding a debt he wanted collected. Marcy had someone who owed him money and requested that John collected the money for him. He then wrote about how his family was doing and that a family member was sick.
Date: February 9, 1899
Creator: Marcy, D. P.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Elizabeth to John Patterson Osterhout, February 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Elizabeth to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding a death in the family. She wrote that she was grateful she had children to take care of her after her husband died and that once the estate was settled, there would not be anything she could use to take care of herself with. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 2, 1898
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from J. Wheelock to John Patterson Osterhout, November 1, 1897]

Description: Letter from J. Wheelock to his cousin, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding news of his family. Wheelock shared how his family was faring and that their small town was starting to grow. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: November 1, 1897
Creator: Wheelock, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, March 7, 1899]

Description: Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding a deed. James told him that he sent along a deed that John needed to sign and have notarized before sending it back. Money would be sent later for the sale of a mill property.
Date: March 7, 1899
Creator: Frear, James E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, March 30, 1899]

Description: Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding inheritance money. James sent a draft for less than $400 and told John that he would continue to look after his interests in these affairs. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: March 30, 1899
Creator: Frear, James E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

Description: A brief letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout concerning legal matters. It appears there is trouble concerning the death of someone and an estate that had no will. James, an attorney, advises that John sue for his share having been used for a time before everything was sorted out. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John Patterson Osterhout."
Date: October 21, 1898
Creator: Frear, James B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Mary to Ora Osterhout, February 5, 1899]

Description: Letter from Mary to her niece, Ora Osterhout, regarding daily events for her family. She wrote that a family member visited her often and that she wanted to know more about a doctor that Ora had mentioned to her. She closed by telling Ora about her health and her daughter in school. Included is an envelope addressed to "Miss Ora Osterhout."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Frear to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 19, 1879]

Description: Letter from Sarah Frear to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing a letter received from sister Amy. She asked Junia how her daughters, Ora and Junia, were doing and asked where they would be next so she could try to visit.
Date: October 19, 1879
Creator: Frear, Sarah
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, concerning her difficulties. Sarah had been spending the past several weeks taking care of John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter, Rua. She was having financial difficulties due to Jeremiah's debt and medical expenses. She needed to send her brother money for property that had been sold, but felt he was asking for too much. Included is an envelope addressed "Mr. John Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 23, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing troubles she has been having. She asked if she could buy his share of land and that money was tight for her. John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter had succumbed to illness and Sarah wanted to know what her brother wanted to do. In the post-script, Sarah mentioned that her brother had begun a lawsuit against her and wished he would wait. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 23, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Marriage Certificate for John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout]

Description: Marriage certificate for John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout officiated by William Frear of the Baptist church. The wedding was held at the house of Henry Roberts in Pennsylvania and witnessed by P. M. Osterhout, James Frear, and Henry Roberts.
Date: February 23, 1859
Creator: Frear, William
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College