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[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent snow they had, a trip to church the previous Sunday, and other recent events. She mentions that she and Jennie received Bettie's recent letter.
Date: 186u-02-05~
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 health, Valentine's Day, a recent dance that Jennie attended, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-02-12~
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 Valentine's Day and other recent news. She and Jennie have been writing Valentines. There is a note in pencil at the top of the page that says "to Mrs. Bettie J. Wade of Bastrop."
Date: 186u-02-14~
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 the latest news of family and friends. She is concerned that Bettie is not receiving her letters, so she has started numbering them. This one is number four.
Date: 186u-01-18~/186u-01-19~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jeff Thompson to D. N. Hennen, May 21]

Description: Letter from Jeff Thompson to D. N. Hennen esquire informing him of his capture by the Union Army. Thompson was a part of a company from Louisiana that was surrendered to the Union. He requested that Hennen send a letter to his wife to let her know he was in good health and being taken care of in the area they were being held.
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson, Jeff
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Jennie and J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie and J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who they address as Sister. J. Bouldin begins the letter describing their parlor and Bettie, and Jennie take over part of the way through saying that "sis J" has gone to church. Sis J finishes the letter discussing recent news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-01~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie and Sis J. to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie and Sis J. to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing the cow that their father recently bought, quilting, some missing household items, and other recent news of family and friends. Sis J. mentions that a young gentleman recently paid Jennie a visit, but she does not like him and refused to entertain him.
Date: 186u-01-31~
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the health of family and friends and other news. She says that Sis J. is sick with the chills again. She and Sis J. have been fixing up their old clothes, and she talks about some of the newer fashions. There is a note written in pencil at the top of the second page that says "to Mrs. Bettie J. Wade, Bastrop, Texas."
Date: 186u-04-14~/186u-04-15~
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing recent news of family and friends. She says that Sis J. is sick, so she cannot write.
Date: 186u-03-31~
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade discussing a party that she recently attended, making clothes, and other recent news of family and friends. Jennie addresses Bettie as Sister. The letter was written in June, but the year is not given.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent news. Her father has recently bought a cow, and she says that he will write soon.
Date: 186u-01-22~
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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 Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout]

Description: A brief letter from Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout to their sister, Gertrude Osterhout, with news from home. The two sisters informed Gertrude of what their other family members were doing and local gossip.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Ora & Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Proof of Military Service in the Battle of San Jacinto for Rufus Campbell]

Description: Proof of military service in the battle of San Jacinto for Private Rufus Campbell in the spring of 1836. Private Campbell had to leave service after falling sick with the measles. Gibson Kuykendall served as captain of Texas volunteers during the battle and created the document to certify Private Campbell's service.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kuykendall, Gibson
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Railroad Ticket to John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Complimentary railroad ticket for John Patterson Osterhout, good until November 1, 1861. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout" with the words "Registration Certificate" above his name.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

Reserved Power

Description: Manuscript for a commencement speech titled "Reserved Power" written by Gertie Osterhout. It discusses the nature of the universe, human actions, and womanhood; the end of the text is addressed to teachers and classmates as they say farewell. The pages of the manuscript are bound with string.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Voter Certificate for John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Voter certification for John Patterson Osterhout issued by the Secretary of State in the state of Texas. It certified that starting on July 11, 1870, John was a qualified voter in Bell county.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newcomb, James P.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Withdrawal of Fellowship for Brother Applewhite]

Description: Withdrawal of fellowship for Brother Applewhite. The letter was a formal recognition of the withdrawal of Applewhite's fellowship from the church. It was withdrawn because of Applewhite shooting a man named John Bell and his absence from church meetings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mathis, Enoch
Item Type: Text
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[David Mitchell and Descendants]

Description: Copy of "David Mitchell and Descendants" originally written by Thomas Mitchell, Jr. The manuscript starts with David Mitchell, possibly a Revolutionary soldier, and details what is known about his life and those of his descendants. The record ends with the marriage of his widow, Sarah Patterson Mitchell Frear, to Abraham Frear. It states that she was the mother and grandmother of many Frears and Mitchells in the family. After the record, there is a note about the original manuscript's author; it was then copied by Ora Osterhout.
Date: August 10, 1936
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Austin College

[Extracts from Osterhout Family Letters]

Description: The first extract is from Burgess Osterhout to May Patterson Frear Osterhout, referred to as Mrs. Paul Osterhout, discussing what he had found at the Osterhout library. He found their family coat of arms and promised to mail her a photo of it. The second letter fragment is from George E. Osterhout to May Patterson Frear Osterhout regarding a marker for Jeremiah Osterhout's wife, Juna Reno.
Date: January 24, 1931
Creator: Osterhout, Burgess & Osterhout, George E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul and May Patterson Frear Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 4, 1930]

Description: Letter from Paul and May Patterson Frear Osterhout to their sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout. The first part of the letter was written by May and she wished Junia well on her upcoming birthday and updated Junia on what had been happening. She let Junia know that Paul was feeling better, plans to create a bond for improvements, and other small pieces of news. The last page has a typed portion by Paul. He wished his sister well on her birthday and said how thankful he was to have her in his life.
Date: April 4, 1930
Creator: Osterhout, Paul & Osterhout, May
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Marching On: The Conquest Campaign of Texas Baptists

Description: Text discussing the progress of the "Conquest Campaign" started to raise money to offset the debts of the missionary, educational, and benevolent work of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. It includes an overview of the financial crisis of the organization and statements regarding the work of Baptists in Texas including Baptist universities and other schools, hospitals, foreign missions, and other aspects of the campaign.
Date: 1927~
Creator: Conquest Campaign of Texas
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center