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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Family, November 2, 1879]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and family with news from Belton, Texas. He claimed to be lonesome because his wife and two youngest daughters were visiting family in Pennsylvania and their eldest son Paul had moved out. He told her about how the remaining children at home were doing and shared other pieces of news from Belton. The letter ended with him prompting her to write more and to send notice before she starts for home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: November 2, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud, April 2, 1881]

Description: A brief letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Bud with news from Belton, Texas. He wrote that he had recently gone to a ball. He discussed people who had recently fallen ill and described his family's health. He ended the letter by stating that one of their cows had had a calf and that they were considering selling one of their animals.
Date: April 2, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, John Jeremiah
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
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Hartly to John Patterson Osterhout, February 2, 1873]

Description: Letter from Sarah Hartly to John Patterson Osterhout. Sarah began by writing of the affairs of her boarding house and how many guests she had. The letter is primarily composed of miscellaneous information about various family members and she requests that John take a vacation so that he may visit their parents.
Date: February 2, 1873
Creator: Hartly, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter to Junia Roberts Osterhout from her Sister, December 2, 1876]

Description: Letter from her sister to Junia Roberts Osterhout regarding her life in West Virginia. Her husband received an engineer position from the government in public improvements and was sent to West Virginia. They were residing in a boarding house and she mentioned that there was a young man there who was also from Pennsylvania. She expressed regret that Junia and her husband had not visited last summer and hoped at least John could come see them. She concluded the letter with news concerning their mother. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: December 2, 1876
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, September 2, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. Paul wrote his friend after receiving two letters from Ora. Paul informed him of the trains he had seen going by that day as he waits to go home and asked for information regarding mutual friends. He went on to write about miscellaneous bits of news he has read and other things he has seen at that station. Pages are labeled out of order.
Date: August 2, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 2, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Osterhout discussing daily life and local news. The front of the postcard contains two photos labeled at the bottom as "West Texas Freight Trains, San Angelo, Texas." In the upper image, a line of cattle are roped together, leading a covered wagon; a man is standing behind them holding a whip. In the lower image, a series of covered wagons are being pulled by teams of horses. Text in the center of the image says "Copyright 1907 by Ragsdale" and there are handwritten notes below the image.
Date: August 2, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center