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[Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout, November 17, 1876]

Description: Letter from Pastor G. S. Bailey to Sarah Osterhout. The letter served as an invitation to a Baptist Centennial in Pittson, Pennsylvania. Sarah's mother was one of the first persons baptized at the church, and the pastor said he wanted Sarah and any guests she might bring to attend.
Date: November 17, 1876
Creator: Bailey, G. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

Nineteenth Annual Report of the Mission Board of the Baptist General Association of Texas, 1886

Description: Annual report of the Baptist General Association of Texas Mission Board, containing an account of work done throughout the year (missionaries employed, sermons preached, miles traveled, work that had been done, etc.) and accounting summaries. This report, presented to the Baptist General Convention of Texas was the last annual report due to lack of monetary and staff resources.
Date: 1886
Creator: Baptist General Association of Texas. Mission Board.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Minutes of the Eighteenth Annual Session of the Baptist State Convention of Texas, 1865

Description: Minutes of the annual session of the Baptist State Convention in Texas include accounts of proceedings at the session; reports from the secretaries, committees, trustees, and board of directors as well as reports on Baptist churches and education in Texas; and the Constitution of the Baptist State Convention, of Texas.
Date: 1866
Creator: Baptist State Convention of Texas
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout, December 8, 1896]

Description: Letter from H. J. Bardwell to his cousin, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding their family tree. Bardwell had been spending his time in the library trying to trace the Osterhout family back to the first settler and shared what he had found so far. He asked John for clarification on what he had told Bardwell about the family before and hoped to hear back soon.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Bardwell, H. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

Baylor College Record, Volume 5, Number 3, December 1902

Description: Monthly publication of announcements and literary pieces about Baylor Female College in Belton, Texas. This issue includes: A Letter from Paris, France (continuation of a traveling account), Tributes to the Memory of Miss Gertrude Osterhout (an alumna and teacher at the school), and additional notes and announcements from the teachers, students, and campus societies.
Date: December 1902
Creator: Baylor College (Belton, Tex.)
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter of Standing for Charlotte Reed from Bethlehem Baptist Church, December, 1852]

Description: Letter of standing for Charlotte Reed from Bethlehem Baptist Church. The letter included some of the beliefs of the church and stated that Charlotte held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed if she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: December 1852
Creator: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter of Standing for Lucinda Mahan from Bethlehem Baptist Church, December, 1852]

Description: Letter of standing for Lucinda Mahan from Bethlehem Baptist Church. The letter included some of the beliefs of the church and stated that Lucinda held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed if she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: December 1852
Creator: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. and Bettie Wade, February 15, 1868]

Description: Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. and Bettie Wade discussing recent news. He says that he wishes he could see them, but he doesn't know when that will be possible. There is a note written at the top of the first page in pencil that says "to George W. Wade of Bastrop."
Date: February 15, 1868
Creator: Bouldin, H. M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from H. M. and J. Bouldin to George W. Wade, April 12, 1868]

Description: Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. Wade discussing work, chickens, the railroad, and other news. He mentions that George is currently unemployed. J. Bouldin wrote a note to her sister on the back saying that she will write soon. She mentions that Jennie bought a new hat, and she had her old one fixed up.
Date: April 12, 1868
Creator: Bouldin, H. M. & Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the latest news of family and friends. She says that Belton has been a very dull town lately. They recently had a visit from a cousin named Delia who had been on a trip to the North. She also invites Bettie to come for a visit soon.
Date: 186u-03-22
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing a party she and Jennie attended at the courthouse, taking care of plants in the graveyard, and going to church.
Date: 186u-03-01~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events in church, the Valentines that she and Jennie received, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-02-20~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing her recent illness, the weather, and other news. She says that Pa cannot leave for a visit right now and that they are having some money troubles. She and Jennie will probably not be able to buy any new summer clothes. She began the letter on April 2 and finished it the next morning.
Date: 186u-04-02~/186u-04-03~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events. She states that the family received Bettie's last letter.
Date: 186u-02-18~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center