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[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

[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

[Application for Admission into the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 for May Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Copy of application for admission into the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 for May Patterson Frear Osterhout. The papers include basic personal information about May and her ties to the organization. She applied for membership by right of descent from her grandfather and provided a trace through her genealogy back to him.
Date: November 3, 1922
Creator: Osterhout, May Patterson Frear
Item Type: Text

[Notice of Admission into the National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 for May Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Notice of admission into the National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 for May Patterson Frear Osterhout, referred to as Mrs. Paul Osterhout. The notice of admission has the date of admittance, national and state number, and the name of the president of the society. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Paul Osterhout."
Date: November 3, 1922
Creator: National Society, United States Daughters of 1812
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Walter C. Jones to John Patterson Osterhout, September 21, 1900]

Description: Letter from Walter C. Jones to John Patterson Osterhout thanking him for sending a shipment of clothes for victims of a flood. He told John that his request to have the sacks the clothing were delivered in to be returned was being taken care of. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: September 21, 1900
Creator: Jones, Walter C.
Item Type: Letter

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William P. Schell to John Patterson Osterhout, September 11, 1899]

Description: Letter from William P. Schell to John Patterson Osterhout regarding the last letter received from him. He told John that the manager of a publication was pleased to see his letter because it would be published. He mentioned some mutual acquaintances and hoped that John was well. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: September 11, 1899
Creator: Schell, William P.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, March 30, 1899]

Description: Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout regarding inheritance money. James sent a draft for less than $400 and told John that he would continue to look after his interests in these affairs. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: March 30, 1899
Creator: Frear, James E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from W. W. Culver, Jr. to John Patterson Osterhout, March 27, 1899]

Description: Letter from W. W. Culver Jr. to John Patterson Osterhout regarding recent events. Culver told him that he had been very sick, but had recovered and that he was going to see an acquaintance of John's daughter. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout Esq." and there is an image of a steel range and furnace.
Date: March 27, 1899
Creator: Culver, W. W., Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ellen Lawson Dabbs to John Patterson Osterhout, March 6, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ellen Lawson Dabbs to John Patterson Osterhout about her daughter, Junia. She told him how she found the name and that she named her daughter that because she could convince no one else to use that name for their child. She ended her letter by writing that she had gone to Austin, Texas because she was interested in the Girl's Industrial School. Included is an envelope addressed to "Judge J. P. Osterhout."
Date: March 6, 1899
Creator: Dabbs, Ellen Lawson
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 23, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing troubles she has been having. She asked if she could buy his share of land and that money was tight for her. John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter had succumbed to illness and Sarah wanted to know what her brother wanted to do. In the post-script, Sarah mentioned that her brother had begun a lawsuit against her and wished he would wait. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 23, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to George E. Osterhout, February 13, 1899]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her cousin, George E. Osterhout, discussing a loan. Gertrude wanted to borrow a few hundred dollars from George and would be grateful if he would lend it. She intended to write him a longer letter when the weather improved. Included is an envelope addressed "Mr. Geo. E. Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, concerning her difficulties. Sarah had been spending the past several weeks taking care of John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter, Rua. She was having financial difficulties due to Jeremiah's debt and medical expenses. She needed to send her brother money for property that had been sold, but felt he was asking for too much. Included is an envelope addressed "Mr. John Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from D. P. Marcy to John Patterson Osterhout, February 9, 1899

Description: Letter from D. P. Marcy to John Patterson Osterhout regarding a debt he wanted collected. Marcy had someone who owed him money and requested that John collected the money for him. He then wrote about how his family was doing and that a family member was sick.
Date: February 9, 1899
Creator: Marcy, D. P.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ann Farman to John Patterson Osterhout, January 3, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing her family and daily life. She wrote of the recent death of a politician that she attributed to drinking. She told him what she knew about their family and acquaintances in La Grange. She closed the letter by saying how things had been at home and that they had some snow recently. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: January 3, 1899
Creator: Farman, Ann
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

Description: A brief letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout concerning legal matters. It appears there is trouble concerning the death of someone and an estate that had no will. James, an attorney, advises that John sue for his share having been used for a time before everything was sorted out. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John Patterson Osterhout."
Date: October 21, 1898
Creator: Frear, James B.
Item Type: Letter