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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, December 6, 1871]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to let her know how his recent traveling had gone. He mentioned a group of Indians that had been sighted on the road. He asked his wife for more news from home regarding her and their children.
Date: December 6, 1871
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 11, 1872]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He was a district judge that was traveling to perform court. He wrote of temperance meetings that were being held in what he considered lawless parts of the country. Pledges were being signed to abstain from alcohol and he told his wife that future temperance meetings were being planned.
Date: February 11, 1872
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife while traveling around to work as a judge. He wanted to know more about the state of their garden and crops because their son, Paul, had not written much about them in his last letter. John let her know where she should direct her future letters and requested that she send them early enough so that he would receive them upon his arrival.
Date: May 29, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 30, 1870]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to her from a boarding house and related to her how his travels have been recently and what his plans are. He briefly mentioned the danger of attacks from Indians on the next part of his trip to Stephenville.
Date: November 30, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 31, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote to his wife while traveling and working as a judge. In this letter, he mentioned a case of horse theft he was involved in and told her about the weather and his health. The letter ended with him writing about a vote on a new constitution and how fortunate he and his wife were that so many of their children were still alive. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: October 31, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from W. T. Daniel to Ora Osterhout, December 11, 1904]

Description: Letter from W. T. Daniel to Ora Osterhout regarding the deed to 320 acres of land in Comanche County that used to belong to her father, John P. Osterhout, and is now owned by another family.
Date: December 11, 1904
Creator: Daniel, W. T.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center