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[Letter from Alice to her Cousins, October 19, 1884]

Description: Letter from Alice to her cousins about family news and her schooling. She wrote about the teacher she and her sister have and the state of the school building. She told her cousins that they had to write a return letter or she would not write them again.
Date: October 19, 1884
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from E. M. Drayton to William McKinley, February 19, 1897]

Description: Letter from E. M. Drayton to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying for the position of postmaster in Belton, Texas. He wrote that he could think of no one better to fill the position.
Date: February 19, 1897
Creator: Drayton, E. M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters, March 19, 1862]

Description: Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters concerning Private John Patterson Osterhout's detachment. The brief message stated that John was officially detached from his unit and had to report back to his company after seven days.
Date: March 19, 1862
Creator: McDade, J. W.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John M. Garman to John Patterson Osterhout, October 19, 1899]

Description: Letter from John M. Garman to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an invitation to visit Belton, Texas. Mr. Garman regretted having to decline Mr. Osterhout's invitation to visit and told him that the next time he came South, he would try to visit. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. J. P. Osterhout." The front of the envelope has an image of the lobby at the New Waverly Hotel and Bath House in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Date: October 19, 1899
Creator: Garman, John M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, March 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, with news from home. Everyone at home at been well, except for her mother who had a cold. They had four cows that they milked and used the milk to make butter to sell. He told his daughter that she should not be so eager for school to be over. He concluded the letter by correcting his daughter on her use of the word "too."
Date: March 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, October 19, 1859]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother regarding land in Texas. He sold a couple hundred acres out of the 400 acres he bought a few years earlier. He wrote about other land he had bought and the cheap pricing of land in Texas. An uncle of theirs was thinking about moving to Texas and John agreed that he should and could get a lot of land for his money. He gave some advice for his uncle if he chose to move to Texas and recommended he should have a few thousand dollars before coming. At the end of the letter, John wrote about several pieces of furniture and cattle he purchased.
Date: October 19, 1859
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her son, Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform him that she would be sending him his winter coat and that she was unsure what Paul's father's plans were for when Paul would be attending his next session of school. She also requested that if Paul got sick, he return home.
Date: October 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 19, 1875]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to his father because his mother was sick with a cold and unable to write. Paul a brief summary of local news that included recent deaths and a musical performance that was happening soon.
Date: November 19, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout Family, September 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to the Osterhout family. Paul wrote his family to update them on his life. He mentioned his financial difficulties, his need for winter clothes, a David Osterhout he heard of, and other small bits of news.
Date: September 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Sarah Frear to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 19, 1879]

Description: Letter from Sarah Frear to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing a letter received from sister Amy. She asked Junia how her daughters, Ora and Junia, were doing and asked where they would be next so she could try to visit.
Date: October 19, 1879
Creator: Frear, Sarah
Partner: Austin College