The Osterhout Papers - 8 Matching Results

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[Letter from Diana Maray to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1854]

Description: Letter from Diana Maray to John Patterson Osterhout discussing daily life in Athens, Pennsylvania. Letters had been received from other family members and her children were doing well in school. In the state of Pennsylvania, the temperance movement was working to get a prohibitive liquor law passed. She closed her letter by writing about what she felt made a real friend and hoped she would meet John in this life or the next. She included two locks of hair, one from each of her sons. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: December 5, 1854
Creator: Maray, Diana
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to her father to update him of her time at school. Gertrude mentions her grades and the rain they had been getting. The rest of the letter is missing.
Date: December 5, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1896]

Description: Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout regarding questions he had about the Osterhout family. He asked John where an older member of the family was born and who her parents were so he could trace the family farther back.
Date: December 5, 1896
Creator: Bardwell, H. J.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade, April 5, 1868]

Description: Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade discussing her living situation in Houston, Texas, an upcoming trip to the North, the possibility of yellow fever in Houston during the summer, the hanging of an African American man who committed murder, and other news.
Date: April 5, 1868
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 5, 1873]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife a brief letter from a car going from Waco to Bremond, Texas. In his letter, he related to his wife the expenses he has incurred on his trip so far and let her know that their daughter, Ora, was doing well.
Date: August 5, 1873
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, December 5, 1879]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, discussing local news from Belton, Texas. He informed Paul that if he came home for Christmas he would give him molasses. Also, he also updated him about various family members and farm animals and shared other pieces of news. Included is an envelope addressed to "Paul Osterhout."
Date: December 5, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 5, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Ora wrote to update Paul on what was happening at home. She informed him of the weather, her school work, and a change in attitude their brother has undergone after getting married.
Date: March 5, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout Family, January 5, 1901]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to the Osterhout Family. Paul sent a letter to his family and informed them that his sister, Gertrude, had been feeling ill. He detailed how they treated her and told their family that after treatment, she seemed to be feeling better.
Date: January 5, 1901
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center